Hong Kong

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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 the west of .


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.

Hong Kong

  • Location: ,
  • Population: 6,900,000
  • Latitude: 22.25° or 22° 15' north
  • Longitude: 114.1667° or 114° 10' east
  • Elevation: 46 meters (151 feet)
  • Capital: Hong Kong
  • Area: 1092 km² (422 miles²)
  • Languages: Chinese, Yue Chinese and English
  • Currency: Dollar (HKD)
  • Phone code: 852
  • Internet domain: .hk
  • GeoNames ID: 1819730

Other Names for Hong Kong

  • Afrikaans: Hongkong
  • Amharic: ሆንግ ኮንግ
  • Arabic: هونغ كونغ
  • Azerbaijani: Honk Konq
  • Belarusian: Гон-Конг
  • Bengali: হংকং
  • Bulgarian: Хонконг
  • Burmese: ဟောင်ကောင်
  • Central Khmer: ហុងកុង
  • Chinese: 香港
  • Czech: Hongkong
  • Danish: Hongkong
  • Dutch: Hongkong
  • Dzongkha: ཧོང་ཀོང
  • English: Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
  • Estonian: Hongkong
  • Ewe: Hɔng Kɔng nutome
  • Faroese: Hongkong
  • Finnish: Hongkong
  • French: Hong Kong
  • Georgian: ჰონგ კონგი
  • German: Hongkong
  • Greek: Χονγκ Κονγκ
  • Gujarati: હોંગ કોંગ
  • Hebrew: הונג קונג
  • Hindi: हाँग काँग
  • Hungarian: Hongkong
  • Irish: Hong Cong
  • Italian: Hong Kong
  • Japanese: 香港
  • Kalaallisut: Hongkong
  • Kannada: ಹಾಂಗ್ ಕಾಂಗ್
  • Kazakh: Гонконг (арнайы әкімшілік аймақ)
  • Korean: 홍콩
  • Lao: ຮ່ອງກົງ
  • Latvian: Honkonga
  • Lithuanian: Honkongas
  • Macedonian: Хонг Конг
  • Malayalam: ഹോങ് കോങ്
  • Maltese: Ħong Kong
  • Marathi: हाँगकाँग
  • Nepali (macrolanguage): हङकङ
  • Northern Sami: Hongkong
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Hongkong
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Hongkong
  • Oriya (macrolanguage): ହଂକଂ ବିଶେଷ ପ୍ରଶାସନିକ କ୍ଷେତ୍ର ଚୀନ୍
  • Persian: هنگ‌کنگ
  • Polish: Hongkong
  • Portuguese: Hong Kong
  • Romansh: Regiun d'administraziun speziala da Hongkong, China
  • Russian: Гонконг
  • Serbian: Хонг Конг
  • Sinhala: හොංකොං
  • Slovenian: Hongkong
  • Spanish: Hong Kong
  • Swedish: Hongkong
  • Tamil: ஹாங்காங்
  • Telugu: హాంగ్ కాంగ్
  • Thai: ฮ่องกง
  • Tibetan: ཧོང་ཀོང༌།
  • Tigrinya: ሆንግ ኮንግ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Hongi Kongi
  • Ukrainian: Гонконґ
  • Urdu: ہانگ کانگ
  • Vietnamese: Hồng Kông
  • Welsh: Hong Kong S.A.R., Tseina
  • Zulu: i-Hong Kong
  • Colony of Hong Kong
  • Hsiang-chiang
  • Xianggang
  • Xianggang Tebie Xingzhengqu
  • 香港特别行政区
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