Hong Kong Facts

Hong Kong is a world-class financial, trading and business centre and, indeed, a great world city.
Abbreviation:
 Gang (港 in Chinese)
Coordinates:  22°15N  114°15′E
Country: China
Mayor: Donald Tsang
Population: 7.01 million people with 0.22 million non-permanent residents at the end of 2008.
Currency: Hong Kong dollar (HKD)
Language:  Chinese, English, Cantonese
Time Zone: HKT (UTC+8)

Area: 1,104 square kilometers
Administrative Divisions: 18 districts
City Flower: Bauhinia blakeana flower
Main Rivers: Shing Mun River, River Indus, Lam Tsuen River, Shan Pui River
GDP(2007 estimate):  Total - USD 293.311 billion billion; Per capita – USD 42,123

Sister Cities: 
Asia: Danang
Europe: Lisbon, Porto, Brussels, Coimbra, Linköping, Sweden
America: São Paulo
Africa: Luanda
 

Hong Kong Location - Where is Hong Kong

Hong Kong is located at the south-east tip of China, just at the center of rapidly developing East Asia. The coordinates of Hong Kong is 22.3N 114.2E. It borders Guangdong Province on north and facing South China Sea in east, west and south. Occupying an area of 1,104 square kilometers, Hong Kong is consisted of the Hong Kong Island, Kowloon Peninsula, and the New Territories which include 262 outlying islands. See map of Hong Kong to view the exact location of Hong Kong.Hong Kong Location Map

Hong Kong Districts

Hong Kong is divided into 18 geographic districts for administrative purpose, each represented by a district council that advises the government on local matters. The 18 districts can be split into three areas, often used for statistical purposes.

4 Districts in Hong Kong Island: Central and Western District, Eastern District, Southern District, Wan Chai District

5 Districts in Kowloon: Kowloon City District, Sham Shui Po District, Yau Tsim Mong , District, Wang Tai Sin District, Kwun Tong District

9 Districts in New Territories: Northern District, Sai Kung District, Sha Tin District, Tai Po District, Island District, Kwai Tsing District, Tsuen Wan District, Tuen Mun District, Yuen Long District

Hong Kong Codes

HongKong Postal Code: 999077

HongKong Area Code: 00852

Hong Kong in Chinese

Learning how to read and say HongKong in Chinese might be of help when you are traveling around the city.

HongKong in Chinese Pinyin:  xiāng gǎng

How does HongKong look in Chinese?

HongKong in Chinese characters  HongKong in traditional Chinese

How to say Hong Kong in Chinese?    Click to play this audio file to learn how to correctly pronounce Hong Kong in Chinese. Or you can download it to your hand device to help when you are traveling to Hong Kong.


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