Kowloon is an urban peninsula on the mainland part of , to the north of Hong Kong Island, where the is. The mountains that overlook Kowloon account for eight of Kowloon's nine dragons while, as the story goes, the ninth dragon refers to the emperor who counted them.

Kowloon Map


  • Location: , ,
  • Population: 2,110,000
  • United Nations Location Code: HK KWN
  • Latitude: 22.3167° or 22° 19' north
  • Longitude: 114.1833° or 114° 11' east
  • Elevation: 92 meters (302 feet)
  • GeoNames ID: 1819609

Other Names for Kowloon

  • Chinese: 九龍
  • Chinese: 意法半
  • French: Kowloon
  • German: Kowloon
  • Italian: Kowloon
  • Japanese: 九龍
  • Korean: 주룽
  • Lithuanian: Kaulunas
  • Polish: Koulun
  • Portuguese: Kowloon
  • Russian: Цзюлун
  • Spanish: Kowloon
  • Chiu-lung

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