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 Hong Kong, to the north of Hong Kong Island, where the is. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

, also known as Chek Lap Kok Airport, is located just off in western Hong Kong. Photo: Gossipguy, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Hong Kong's are a generic label for the other 234 islands, islets and rocks in the territory. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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

Notable Places in the Area

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

The is a 108-storey, 484 m commercial skyscraper completed in 2010 in West Kowloon, Hong Kong. is situated 2½ km north of Hong Kong. Photo: Baycrest, CC BY-SA 2.5.

is a 78-storey, 374 m skyscraper completed in August 1992 at 18 Harbour Road, in on in Hong Kong. Photo: Baycrest, CC BY-SA 2.5.

, is part of the renowned chain of founded by Marie Tussaud of France, is located at the on in Hong Kong. Photo: Aldwinteo, CC BY 2.5.


The in Hong Kong 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.

The of Hong Kong were leased by China to the British in 1898. Photo: Pleclown, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the largest island in Hong Kong. Despite having the and Disneyland, it offers quiet mountains and villages that seem a world away from the busy pace of life in . Photo: Andrewssi2, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. Photo: Southgeist, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a former island of , off East Point in Hong Kong. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

is an area beneath in the of , in Hong Kong. is situated 5 km east of Hong Kong. Photo: Wpcpey, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is an affluent residential area on in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong

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