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About Ilha de Coloane



Coloane is one of the two main islands of the Macau Special Administrative Region, located directly south of Macau's other main island, Taipa , and east of Hengqin Island of Zhuhai in Guangdong province.



Coloane was known in Cantonese as Gau Ou Saan and Yim Zou Waan. The Portuguese name "Coloane" is derived from the Cantonese pronunciation of Gwo Lou Waan