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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Popular Destinations

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

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

Museum
The is the first and main art museum of Hong Kong, located in Salisbury Road, . Photo: Baycrest, CC BY-SA 2.5.

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

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

Destinations

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

Suburb
Tsim Sha Tsui, often abbreviated as TST, is an urban area in southern , Hong Kong. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
is an area on southwest in Hong Kong. Photo: Filzstift, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
is a city of Hong Kong, located on , and covering parts of . Photo: simonsmith, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Hong Kong

Latitude
22.2793° or 22° 16' 45.6" north
Longitude
114.1628° or 114° 9' 46.1" east
Population
7,350,000
Elevation
46 metres (151 feet)
Capital
Hong Kong
Area
1092 km² (422 miles²)
Currency
Dollar (HKD)
Phone code
852
Internet domain
.hk
Open­Street­Map ID
node 7414774650
Geo­Names ID
1819730
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Гонконг
  • Achinese: Hong Kong
  • Afar: Gonkong
  • Afrikaans: Hongkong
  • Akan: Hong Kong
  • Albanian: Hong Kong
  • Amharic: ሆንግ ኮንግ
  • Arabic: Hong Kong
  • Arabic: هونج كونج
  • Arabic: هونغ كونغ
  • Arabic: هونق كونق
  • Arabic: هونك كونك
  • Aragonese: Hong Kong
  • Armenian: Հոնկոնգ
  • Assamese: হংকং
  • Asturian: Ḥong Kong
  • Awadhi: हङकङ
  • Azerbaijani: Honk Konq
  • Azerbaijani: Honkonq
  • Bambara: Hong Kong
  • Bashkir: Гонконг
  • Basque: Hong Kong
  • Bavarian: Hongkong
  • Belarusian: Ганконг
  • Belarusian: Гон-Конг
  • Bengali: হংকং
  • Bengali: হংকং বিশেষ প্রশাসনিক অঞ্চল
  • Bhojpuri: हांगकांग
  • Bishnupriya: হংকং
  • Bislama: Hong kong
  • Bosnian: Hong Kong
  • Brahui: Háng Káng
  • Breton: Hong Kong
  • Bulgarian: Хонг Конг
  • Bulgarian: Хонконг
  • Burmese: ဟောင်ကောင်
  • Catalan: Hong Kong
  • Cebuano: Hong Kong
  • Central Bikol: Hong Kong
  • Central Kurdish: ھۆنگ کۆنگ
  • Chavacano: Hong Kong
  • Chechen: Гонконг
  • Cheyenne: Hong Kong
  • Chinese: Hiong-káng
  • Chinese: Xiāng gǎng
  • Chinese: 中国香港
  • Chinese: 中國香港
  • Chinese: 香港
  • Chinese: 香港特別行政區
  • Chinese: 香港特别行政区
  • Chinese: 香港特区
  • Chinese: 香港特區
  • Chuvash: Гонконг
  • Cornish: Hong Kong
  • Croatian: Hong Kong
  • Czech: Hongkong
  • Danish: Hong Kong
  • Danish: Hongkong
  • Dhivehi: ހޮންކޮންގު
  • Dimli (individual language): Hong Kong
  • Dotyali: हङकङ
  • Dutch: HK
  • Dutch: HKG
  • Dutch: Hong Kong
  • Dutch: Hongkong
  • Dzongkha: ཧོང་ཀོང
  • Eastern Mari: Гонконг
  • Egyptian Arabic: هونج كونج
  • English: China Hong Kong
  • English: HK
  • English: HKG
  • English: HKSAR
  • English: Hong Kong, China
  • English: Hong Kong S.A.R
  • English: Hong Kong SAR, China
  • English: Hong Kong SAR
  • English: Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
  • English: Hongkong
  • English: hk
  • English: 🇭🇰
  • Erzya: Гонконг ош
  • Esperanto: HK
  • Esperanto: HKSAR
  • Esperanto: Hongkongo
  • Esperanto: Honkongo
  • Estonian: Hongkong
  • Ewe: Hong Kong
  • Ewe: Hɔng Kɔng nutome
  • Extremaduran: Hong Kong
  • Faroese: Hongkong
  • Fiji Hindi: Hong Kong
  • Finnish: Hong Kong
  • Finnish: Hongkong
  • French: H.-K.
  • French: H. K.
  • French: HK
  • French: HK.
  • French: Hong Kong
  • French: Hong Kong, China
  • French: RAS de Hong Kong
  • French: RAS de Hong Kong, Chine
  • French: Xiānggǎng
  • French: hk
  • Friulian: Hong Kong
  • Gagauz: Hong Kong
  • Galician: Hong Kong
  • Gan Chinese: 香港
  • Georgian: ჰონგ-კონგი
  • Georgian: ჰონგ კონგი
  • Georgian: ჰონგკონგი
  • Georgian: ჰონკონგი
  • German: CN-91
  • German: Hong Kong
  • German: Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China
  • German: Hongkong
  • German: Sonderverwaltungszone Hongkong
  • Gothic: 𐌷𐌰𐌿𐌲𐌺𐌰𐌿𐌲𐌲
  • Greek: Χονγκ Κονγκ
  • Guianese Creole French: Hong Kong
  • Gujarati: હોંગ કોંગ
  • Gujarati: હોંગકોંગ
  • Haitian: Hong Kong
  • Hakka Chinese: Hiông-kóng
  • Hausa: Hiông-kóng
  • Hausa: Hong Kong
  • Hebrew: הונג קונג
  • Hindi: हाँग काँग
  • Hindi: हांगकांग
  • Hungarian: Hongkong
  • Icelandic: Hong Kong
  • Ido: Hong Kong
  • Igbo: Hong Kong
  • Iloko: Hong Kong
  • Indonesian: Hong Kong
  • Ingush: Гонконг
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Hong Kong
  • Interlingue: Hongkong
  • Inuktitut: ᑳᖕ ᑭᖕ
  • Irish: Hong Cong
  • Italian: Hong Kong
  • Jamaican Creole English: Ang Kang
  • Japanese: 中華人民共和国香港特別行政区
  • Japanese: 中華人民共和國香港特別行政區
  • Japanese: 中華香港
  • Japanese: 香港
  • Japanese: 香港特別行政区
  • Javanese: Hong Kong
  • Kabiyè: Hɔŋkɔŋ
  • Kalaallisut: Hongkong
  • Kalmyk: Хонконг балһсн
  • Kannada: ಹಾಂಕಾಂಗ್
  • Kannada: ಹಾಂಗ್ ಕಾಂಗ್
  • Kannada: ಹಾಂಗ್ಕಾಂಗ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Gonkong
  • Kazakh: Гонконг (арнайы әкімшілік аймақ)
  • Kazakh: Гонконг
  • Khmer: ហុងកុង
  • Kikuyu: Hong Kong
  • Kinyarwanda: Hongo Kongo
  • Kirghiz: Гонконг
  • Korean: 홍콩
  • Kurdish: Hong Kong
  • Ladin: Hong Kong
  • Lao: Hong Kong
  • Lao: ຮົງກົງ
  • Lao: ຮ່ອງກົງ
  • Latin: Hongcongum
  • Latvian: Honkonga
  • Lezghian: Гонконг
  • Ligurian: Hong Kong
  • Limburgan: Hong Kong
  • Lingala: Hong Kong
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Hongkong
  • Literary Chinese: 香城
  • Literary Chinese: 香江
  • Literary Chinese: 香港
  • Literary Chinese: 香港特別行政區
  • Literary Chinese: 香港特區
  • Lithuanian: Honkongas
  • Lombard: Hong Kong
  • Low German: Hongkong
  • Luxembourgish: Hong Kong
  • Macedonian: Хонг Конг
  • Macedonian: Хонгконг
  • Maithili: हङकङ
  • Malagasy: Hong Kong
  • Malay: Hong Kong
  • Malayalam: ഹോങ് കോങ്
  • Malayalam: ഹോങ്കോങ്
  • Maltese: Hong Kong
  • Maltese: Reġjun Amministrattiv Speċjali ta’ Hong Kong tar-Repubblika tal-Poplu taċ-Ċina
  • Maltese: Ħong Kong
  • Maori: Hongipua
  • Marathi: हाँगकाँग
  • Marathi: हाँग काँग
  • Mazanderani: هونگ کونگ
  • Min Dong Chinese: Hiŏng-gē̤ng
  • Min Nan Chinese: Hiong-káng
  • Minangkabau: Hong Kong
  • Mingrelian: ჰონგ-კონგი
  • Mingrelian: ჰონგკონგი
  • Mongolian: Хонг Конг
  • Mongolian: Хонконг
  • Neapolitan: Hong Kong
  • Nepali: हङकङ
  • Newari: हङकङ
  • Nias: Hong Kong
  • Northern Frisian: Hongkong
  • Northern Luri: ولات هنگ کنگ
  • Northern Sami: Hongkong
  • Norwegian: Hongkong
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Hong Kong
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Hongkong
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Hongkong
  • Novial: Hong Kong
  • Nyanja: Hong Kong
  • Occitan (post 1500): Hong Kong
  • Occitan (post 1500): Hongkong
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Hong Kong
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Hongcong
  • Oriya: ହଂକଂ
  • Oriya: ହଂକଂ ବିଶେଷ ପ୍ରଶାସନିକ କ୍ଷେତ୍ର ଚୀନ୍
  • Ossetian: Гонконг
  • Pampanga: Hong Kong
  • Panjabi: ਹਾਂਗ ਕਾਂਗ
  • Panjabi: ਹਾਂਗਕਾਂਗ
  • Papiamento: Hong Kong
  • Persian: هنگ کنگ
  • Persian: هنگ‌کنگ
  • Picard: Hong Kong
  • Piemontese: Hong Kong
  • Polish: Hongkong
  • Portuguese: Hong Kong
  • Portuguese: Honguecongue
  • Portuguese: 香港
  • Pushto: هانګ کانګ
  • Pushto: هنګ کنګ
  • Quechua: Hong Kong
  • Romanian: Hong Kong
  • Romansh: Regiun d'administraziun speziala da Hongkong, China
  • Russia Buriat: Хонконг
  • Russian: Гонконг
  • Russian: Специальный административный район Гонконг
  • Russian: Сянган
  • Russian: Хёнкон
  • Rusyn: Гонґ Конґ
  • Sakizaya: Hong Kong
  • Sakizaya: Hong kong
  • Samogitian: Huonkuongs
  • Sanskrit: हांग् कांग् नगरम्
  • Santali: ᱦᱚᱝᱠᱚᱝ
  • Sardinian: Hong Kong
  • Scots: Hong Kong
  • Scottish Gaelic: Hong Cong
  • Scottish Gaelic: Hong Kong
  • Serbian: Хонг Конг
  • Serbian: Хонгконг
  • Serbo-Croatian: Hong Kong
  • Shan: ႁွင်းၵွင်း
  • Sicilian: Hong Kong
  • Silesian: Hůngkůng
  • Sindhi: هانگ ڪانگ
  • Sinhala: හොංකොං
  • Slovak: Hong Kong
  • Slovak: Hongkong
  • Slovenian: Hong Kong
  • Slovenian: Hongkong
  • Somali: Hong Kong
  • South Azerbaijani: هونق کونق
  • South Azerbaijani: هونگ کونگ
  • Southern Sotho: Hong Kong
  • Spanish: Hong Kong
  • Sundanese: Hong Kong
  • Swahili: Hong Kong
  • Swedish: Hong Kong
  • Swedish: Hongkong
  • Swiss German: Hongkong
  • Tagalog: HK
  • Tagalog: HKSAR
  • Tagalog: HK SAR
  • Tagalog: Hong Kong
  • Tajik: Гонконг
  • Tajik: Ҳонгконг
  • Tajik: Ҳонконг
  • Tamil: ஃகொங்கொங்
  • Tamil: ஆங்காங்
  • Tamil: ஹாங்காங்
  • Tatar: Гонконг
  • Tatar: Һонг Коң
  • Tatar: Һоң Коң
  • Tatar: Һоңкоң
  • Telugu: హాంగ్ కాంగ్
  • Telugu: హాంగ్‌కాంగ్
  • Thai: ฮ่องกง
  • Thai: เขตบริหารพิเศษฮ่องกง
  • Tibetan: ཧོང་ཀོང་།
  • Tibetan: ཧོང་ཀོང༌།
  • Tigrinya: ሆንግ ኮንግ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Hongi Kongi
  • Tosk Albanian: Hongkong
  • Tswana: Hong Kong
  • Turkish: Hong Kong
  • Turkmen: Gonkong
  • Uighur: شياڭگاڭ
  • Ukrainian: Гонконг
  • Ukrainian: Гонконґ
  • Urdu: ہانگ کانگ
  • Uzbek: Gon Kong
  • Uzbek: Gonkong
  • Uzbek: Hong Kong
  • Venetian: Hong Kong
  • Veps: Honkong
  • Vietnamese: HK
  • Vietnamese: Hương Cảng
  • Vietnamese: Hồng Kông
  • Vlaams: Hong Kong
  • Volapük: Honkeän
  • Walloon: Hong Kong
  • Waray (Philippines): Hong Kong
  • Welsh: Hong Cong
  • Welsh: Hong Kong
  • Welsh: Hong Kong S.A.R., Tseina
  • Western Armenian: Հոնկ Քոնկ
  • Western Frisian: Hongkong
  • Western Panjabi: ہانگ کانگ
  • Wolof: Ooŋ Koŋ
  • Wu Chinese: 香港
  • Xhosa: Hong Kong
  • Yakut: Хоҥ Коҥ
  • Yiddish: האנג קאנג
  • Yoruba: Họ́ng Kọng
  • Yue Chinese: 中國香港
  • Yue Chinese: 香港
  • Yue Chinese: 香港特別行政區
  • Yue Chinese: 香港特區
  • Zhuang: Yanghgangj
  • Zulu: Hong Kong
  • Zulu: i-Hong Kong
  • Colony of Hong Kong
  • Honconk
  • Hsiang-chiang
  • Xianggang
  • Xianggang Tebie Xingzhengqu
  • हॉन्ग कॉन्ग
  • 香港 Hong Kong

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