Outlying Islands

's Outlying Islands are a generic label for the other 234 islands, islets and rocks in the territory. For tourists, the most popular islands include:…
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Popular Destinations

Island, also known as Pok Liu Chau or simply Pok Liu, is the third largest island in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

is one of the most populous of the Outlying Islands of with a population of 23,000. Photo: Man77, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the smallest of the populated islands within the Outlying Islands of . Photo: Leinad, Public domain.

Notable Places in the Area

is the largest island in . 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.

or Tai Tung Shan is the third highest peak in . Photo: Minghong, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is the sixth highest mountain in .

, is a mountain on , , with a height of 529 metres above sea level. Photo: Minghong, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

, meaning "eastern stream", is an area on the northwestern coast of , . Photo: 84denniswong, CC BY-SA 2.5.

, formerly Lo , is an area on in Hong Kong.

is a rural town on the eastern coast of in . Photo: Mintchocicecream, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Outlying Islands

22.2638° or 22° 15' 49.8" north
113.9604° or 113° 57' 37.4" east
423 metres (1388 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Arabic: مقاطعة الجزر
  • Basque: Hong Kongeko uharteak
  • Cebuano: Islands District
  • Chinese: Lî-tó-khu
  • Chinese: 离岛区
  • Chinese: 離島區
  • Dutch: Islands District
  • Dutch: Outlying Islands
  • English: Islands District
  • Esperanto: Insulara Distrikto
  • French: Islands District
  • German: Islands District
  • German: Outlying Islands
  • Hakka Chinese: Lì-tó-khî
  • Hausa: Lì-tó-khî
  • Hebrew: האיים החיצוניים
  • Hindi: ईस्लन्द्स दिस्त्रिच्त्
  • Hungarian: Szigetek
  • Indonesian: Distrik Pulau
  • Italian: distretto delle Isole
  • Japanese: 離島区
  • Korean: 리다오 구
  • Korean: 리다오구
  • Macedonian: Острови (округ)
  • Min Nan Chinese: Lî-tó-khu
  • Norwegian: Øydistriktet
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Islands District, Hong Kong
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Øydistriktet
  • Persian: منطقه جزایر
  • Polish: Islands
  • Portuguese: Distrito das Ilhas
  • Russian: Айлендс
  • Spanish: Distrito Islas
  • Spanish: Distrito de las Islas
  • Spanish: Islands District
  • Swedish: Islands District
  • Swedish: Öarna, Hong Kong
  • Swedish: Öarna
  • Swedish: Ödistriktet
  • Tamil: தீவுகள் மாவட்டம்
  • Turkish: Islands
  • Urdu: جزائر ضلع
  • Vietnamese: Li Đảo
  • Vietnamese: Ly Đảo
  • Welsh: dosbarth o ysysoedd (uned weinyddol)
  • Yue Chinese: 離島區
  • Distretto delle Isole
  • Islands Area
  • Southern District
  • Острови
  • 레이도구

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