Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a place with multiple personalities; the population is mainly Cantonese Chinese but British influence is quite visible. It is a unique destination that has absorbed people and cultural influences from places as diverse as Vietnam and Vancouver and proudly proclaims itself to be Asia's World City.

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is an urban peninsula on the mainland part of , to the north of Hong Kong Island, where the is.

Central and Western is a district of Island.

The of were leased by China to the British in 1898.

, also known as Chek Lap Kok Airport, is located just off in western .


The Eastern district 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.

's are a generic label for the other 234 islands, islets and rocks in the territory.

is the largest island in . Despite having the and Disneyland, it offers quiet mountains and villages that seem a world away from the busy pace of life in .

The is the southern part of island.

Landmarks in the Area

The International Commerce Centre is a 118-storey, 484 m commercial skyscraper completed in 2010 in West Kowloon, .

The Bank of China Tower, abbreviated the BOC Tower, is a skyscraper located in , .

The University of Hong Kong is a public research university in .

Victoria Peak is a hill on the western half of Hong Kong Island.

Central Plaza is a 78-storey, 374 m skyscraper completed in August 1992 at 18 Harbour Road, in on Hong Kong Island in .

Localities in the Area

Tsim Sha Tsui, often abbreviated as TST, is an urban area in southern , .

Central is the central business district of .

Causeway Bay is a heavily built-up area of Hong Kong, located on Hong Kong Island, and covering parts of Wan Chai District.

Aberdeen is an area and town on southwest Hong Kong Island in .

Wan Chai is a metropolitan area situated at the western part of the Wan Chai District on the northern shore of Hong Kong Island, in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong

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