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Officially the: Portuguese Macau from 1974 year until 1999 year
Country: Portugal
Continent: Asia
Area: 15,5 sq. km.
Population: 500000 people in 1995 year
state flag Portuguese Macau
state emblem Portuguese Macau
History: After the leftist military coup of 1974, the now democratic Portuguese government was determined to relinquish all its overseas possessions, but the People's Republic of China did not favor Macau's immediate return to Chinese sovereignty and asked Portugal to continue to administer it. In 1976, Lisbon redefined Macau as a "Chinese territory under Portuguese administration," and granted it a large measure of administrative, financial and economic autonomy.
Political order: Portuguese Chinese (Sinitic)
Governor: Territory