Hong Kong Island

Hong Kong Island is an island in the southern part of . It has a population of 1,289,500 and its population density is 16,390/km. The island is often referred to locally as "Hong Kong side" or "Island side".
Photo: momo, CC BY 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

is a hill on the western half of Hong Kong Island. Photo: Daniel Case, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The , modelled on the , is an avenue located along the waterfront in , . Photo: bensonkua, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Arts centre
The is a multipurpose performance facility in , . Photo: WiNG, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is an astronomy and space science museum located in , . Photo: Simon Shek, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a place with multiple personalities; the population is mainly Cantonese Chinese but British influence is quite visible. Photo: Base64, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Central and Western is a district of Island. Photo: seeminglee, CC BY 2.0.

The in Island is not as full of attractions as neighbouring , although Wan Chai is known for its nightlife and Causeway Bay for an unforgettable shopping experience. Photo: David Yan, CC BY 2.0.

Hong Kong Island

22.2638° or 22° 15' 49.8" north
114.1883° or 114° 11' 17.8" east
Open Location Code
170 metres (558 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Arabic: Purô han Hong Kong
  • Arabic: جزيرة هونغ كونغ
  • Armenian: Հոնկոնգ (կղզի)
  • Armenian: Հոնկոնգ
  • Asturian: Islla de Ḥong Kong
  • Basque: Hong Kong uhartea
  • Belarusian: Востраў Ганконг
  • Belarusian: Ганконг
  • Bengali: হংকং দ্বীপ
  • Breton: Enez Hong Kong
  • Bulgarian: Хонконг
  • Burmese: ဟောင်ကောင်ကျွန်း
  • Catalan: Illa de Hong Kong
  • Cebuano: Hong Kong Island
  • Chinese: Hiong-káng-tó
  • Chinese: 港島
  • Chinese: 香港岛
  • Chinese: 香港島
  • Czech: Hong Kong Island
  • Czech: Hongkong
  • Danish: Hong Kong Island
  • Dutch: Hongkong (eiland)
  • Dutch: Hongkong-eiland
  • Dutch: Hongkong
  • Egyptian Arabic: جزيره هونج كونج
  • English: HK Island
  • Esperanto: Honkonga Insulo
  • Estonian: Hongkongi saar
  • Finnish: Hongkongin saari
  • French: Île de Hong Kong
  • French: île de Hong Kong
  • Galician: Illa de Hong Kong
  • Georgian: ჰონგ-კონგი
  • German: Hong Kong Island
  • Greek: Νησί του Χονγκ Κονγκ
  • Hakka Chinese: Hiông-kóng-tó
  • Hausa: Hiông-kóng-tó
  • Hebrew: הונג קונג
  • Hungarian: Hongkong-sziget
  • Indonesian: Pulau Hong Kong
  • Italian: Hong Kong
  • Japanese: 香港島
  • Korean: 홍콩섬
  • Latin: Insula Hongcongensis
  • Latvian: Honkonga
  • Literary Chinese: 香港島
  • Lithuanian: Honkongas
  • Macedonian: Хонгконг
  • Malay: Pulau Hong Kong
  • Min Nan Chinese: Hiong-káng-tó
  • Norwegian: Hongkongøya
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Hongkongøya
  • Persian: جزیره هنگ کنگ
  • Polish: Hongkong
  • Polish: Wyspa Hongkong
  • Portuguese: Ilha de Hong Kong
  • Russian: Гонконг
  • Sicilian: Ìsula di Hong Kong
  • Spanish: Isla de Hong Kong
  • Swedish: Hongkongön
  • Tagalog: Pulo ng Hong Kong
  • Tamil: ஒங்கொங் தீவு
  • Tamil: ஹொங்கொங் தீவு
  • Thai: เกาะฮ่องกง
  • Turkish: Hong Kong Adası
  • Ukrainian: Острів Гонконг
  • Urdu: جزیرہ ہانگ کانگ
  • Vietnamese: Đảo Hồng Kông
  • Waray (Philippines): Puro han Hong Kong
  • Wu Chinese: 香港岛
  • Yue Chinese: 香港島

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