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.


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.

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

, also known as Chek Lap Kok Airport, is located just off in the west of Hong Kong.

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

The is the southern part of island.

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Hong Kong

  • Location:  ,
  • Population:  6,900,000
  • Latitude:  22° 15' (22.25°) north
  • Longitude:  114° 10' (114.1667°) 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
  • Wikidata:  Hong Kong
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Hong Kong

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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 Georgian:  ჰონგ კონგი German:  Hongkong Greek:  Χονγκ Κονγκ Gujarati:  હોંગ કોંગ
Hebrew:  הונג קונג Hindi:  हाँग काँग Hungarian:  Hongkong Irish:  Hong Cong 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:  हङकङ Northern Sami:  Hongkong Norwegian Bokmål:  Hongkong Norwegian Nynorsk:  Hongkong Oriya:  ହଂକଂ ବିଶେଷ ପ୍ରଶାସନିକ କ୍ଷେତ୍ର ଚୀନ୍ Persian:  هنگ‌کنگ Polish:  Hongkong
Romansh:  Regiun d'administraziun speziala da Hongkong, China Russian:  Гонконг Serbian:  Хонг Конг Sinhala:  හොංකොං Slovenian:  Hongkong Swedish:  Hongkong Tamil:  ஹாங்காங் Telugu:  హాంగ్ కాంగ్ Thai:  ฮ่องกง Tibetan:  ཧོང་ཀོང༌། Tigrinya:  ሆንግ ኮንግ Tonga:  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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