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

Central is a district of Hong Kong Island. It is the political, administrative and financial hub and home to some fantastic skyscrapers and Victoria Peak.

The New Territories of Hong Kong were leased by China to the British in 1898.


The Eastern district in Hong Kong Island is not as full of attractions as neighbouring Central, although Wan Chai is known for its nightlife and Causeway Bay for an unforgettable shopping experience.

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

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

The Southern District is the southern part of Hong Kong island.

Hong Kong International Airport, also known as Chek Lap Kok Airport, is part of Lantau in the west of Hong Kong.

Hong Kong

  • Location:  , ,
  • Population:  6,900,000
  • Latitude of center:  22° 17' (22.2833°) north
  • Longitude of center:  114° 10' (114.1667°) east
  • Elevation:  18 meters (59 feet)
  • Capital:  Hong Kong
  • Area:  1,092 km² (422 miles²)
  • Languages:  Chinese, Yue Chinese, English
  • Currency:  Dollar (HKD)
  • Phone code:  852
  • Internet domain:  .hk
  • Wikidata:  Hong Kong
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Hong Kong

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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
  • 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 (macrolanguage):  हङकङ
  • Northern Sami:  Hongkong
  • Norwegian Bokmål:  Hongkong
  • Norwegian Nynorsk:  Hongkong
  • Oriya (macrolanguage):  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 (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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