Macau (or Macao; Chinese: 澳門) is a Special Administrative Region of People's Republic of China. For years, however, it had been under Portuguese rule, starting in 1887 though it was Portugal's trade post way back in 1557. In 1622, the Dutch had tried to fight the Portuguese over Macau, though the Dutch lost the battle and have not battled for it again since. Portugal kept Macau until 1999 when it had to be given to the People's Republic of China though it will still keep its capitalist economy for the next 50 years.

Macau can be seen as a city/nation/colony in:

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