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.
Photo: Base64, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

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

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

The is an astronomy and space science museum located in , . Photo: Simon Shek, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a science museum in Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, , located next to the . Photo: Mk2010, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a place with multiple personalities; the population is mainly Cantonese Chinese but British influence is quite visible. Photo: Base64, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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

The 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. Photo: David Yan, CC BY 2.0.


22.3116° or 22° 18' 41.9" north
114.1768° or 114° 10' 36.4" east
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United Nations Location Code
92 metres (302 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 6986131016
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Kowloon
  • Arabic: Kowloon
  • Arabic: كولون
  • Arabic: كولون، هونغ كونغ
  • Armenian: Կոուլուն
  • Asturian: Kowloon
  • Azerbaijani: Koulun
  • Basque: Kowloon
  • Belarusian: Цзюлун
  • Bengali: কাউলুন
  • Bengali: কোলুন
  • Catalan: Kowloon
  • Cebuano: Kowloon
  • Central Bikol: Kowloon
  • Chinese: Kiú-liông
  • Chinese: 九龍
  • Chinese: 九龍半島
  • Chinese: 九龙
  • Chinese: 九龙半岛
  • Chinese: 意法半
  • Czech: Kau-lung
  • Czech: Kowloon
  • Danish: Kowloon
  • Dutch: Kowloon
  • English: Jiulong
  • Esperanto: Kaŭluno
  • Estonian: Kowloon
  • Finnish: Kowloon
  • French: Kowloon
  • Georgian: კოულუნი
  • Georgian: ძიულუნი
  • German: Kowloon
  • Greek: Κόουλουν
  • Gujarati: કોવલૂન
  • Hakka Chinese: Kiú-liùng
  • Hausa: Kiú-liùng
  • Hebrew: קאולון
  • Hindi: कवुलुन
  • Hungarian: Kaulung
  • Indonesian: Kowloon
  • Italian: Caolun
  • Italian: Kowloon
  • Japanese: 九龍
  • Kannada: ಕೌಲೂನ್
  • Kirghiz: Цзюлун
  • Korean: 가우룽
  • Korean: 주룽
  • Latvian: Kauluna
  • Literary Chinese: 九龍
  • Lithuanian: Kaulunas
  • Macedonian: Коулун
  • Malay: Kowloon
  • Marathi: कॉव्लून
  • Min Dong Chinese: Giū-lṳ̀ng
  • Min Nan Chinese: Kiú-liông
  • Norwegian: Kowloon
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kowloon
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Kowloon
  • Persian: کاولون
  • Polish: Koulun
  • Portuguese: Kowloon
  • Romanian: Kowloon
  • Russian: Цзюлун
  • Scots: Kowloon
  • Serbian: Каулун
  • Sinhala: කොව්ලුන්
  • Spanish: Kowloon
  • Swedish: Kowloon
  • Tamil: கவுலூன்
  • Telugu: కౌలూన్
  • Thai: เกาลูน
  • Turkish: Kowloon
  • Ukrainian: Коулун
  • Ukrainian: Цзюлун
  • Urdu: کولون
  • Uzbek: Szyulun
  • Vietnamese: Bán đảo Cửu Long
  • Vietnamese: Cửu Long
  • Waray (Philippines): Kowloon
  • Wu Chinese: 九龙
  • Yue Chinese: 九龍
  • Chiu-lung
  • Cửu Long, Hồng Kông
  • 九龍 Kowloon

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