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Macau, Rio Grande do Norte State (Brazil)

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Macau, RN (Brazil) image by Aristobulo Lima, 16 March 2015

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The flag of Macau is horizontally divided blue over white horizontal stripe and the arms centred.
Aristobulo Lima
, 16 March 2015

The motto-like inscription "A-Ma-Ngao" confirms that this settlement was named after Macao, that being the Cantonese etym (亚妈港 | Aa³maa¹ Gong², meaning "Harbour of the goddess A-Ma") of the Portuguese name ("Macao" in pre-1911 spelling, "Macau" afterwards) - see also
António Martins-Tuválkin, 17 February 2016