Nowadays, when we talk about Macao, we all know that it belongs to China. But a long time ago, it’s robbed by Portuguesa. At the midnight of December 20, 1999, the Portuguese and China government held a handover ceremony at the Macao cultural center, which meant Chinese government has resumed the exercise of sovereignty over Macao and Macao returned to the motherland. As it is a great thing in the journey of China achieves the great cause of reunification, people make December 20th every year as the returning anniversary of Macao.
Macao used to be a small fishing village. But, Eastern and Western culture have been blended with each other in the later four hundred years, leaving many historical and cultural heritages, which make Macao into a unique city. Macao’s area is very small, but it is one of the most densely populated places in the world, as well as one of the high incomes of per capital in Asia. It is an international metropolis.