Hong Kong was founded as a Special Administrative Region of China in 1997.Situated on the southeast coast of China, Hong Kong is one of the world's leading financial, banking and trading centers.Hong Kong is made up of four parts: Hong Kong Island, Kowloon Peninsula, the New Territories and the Outlying Islands. The prosperous island is the center of economy, politics, entertainment and shopping with its southern part noted for sea shores and bays. Kowloon is another flourishing part where Tsim Sha Tsui, Yau Ma Tei and Mong Kok are the most popular destinations. The New Territories and Outlying Islands are ideal places to experience a peaceful and natural holiday.Read More: Hong Kong Overview
Hong Kong Facts
English Name: Hong Kong
Chinese Name: 香港（ Xiang Gang )
Administration Type: Special Administrative Region
Language: English, Cantonese of Chinese
Location: in south coast of China
Area: 1,104 km²
Population (2015): 6.97 million
What to see in Hong Kong ?
As one of the special registration regions in China, Hong Kong has its unique landscapes which may convey its British style culture as well as the metropolis feelings. Attractions from the modern ones like Disneyland Park to the beautiful site Victoria Park, no matter which type of attractions you are interested, you can spend a leisure time by losing yourself in this charming city. The following attractions are introduced for your reference...Read More: Hong Kong Attractios
|Victoria Harbor||Stanley Market||Hong Kong Repulse Bay|
When to visit Hong Kong ?
Hong Kong has a sub-tropical climate, being temperate for nearly half the year, with cool, dry winters and hot, humid summers. The annual rainfall ranges from around 1300 millimetres to more than 3000 millimetres. About 80 percent of the rain falls between May and September. The wettest month is August, when rain occurs about four days out of seven and the average monthly rainfall at the Observatory is 391.4 millimetres. The driest month is January, when the monthly average is only 23.4 millimetres and rain falls only about six days a month. Read More: Hong Kong Climate & Weather
How to get there ?
Airline-There are scheduled flights or regular charted planes available at Hongkong for the large domestic cities. The new airport is 40km away from the urban area and you can go there by subway or airport bus.
Railway-Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Zhaoqing all have trains for Hongkong.
Highway- There are a total of 1,831km of paved highway in Hongkong. These roads are built to British standards with maximum of three lanes with hard shoulders. Read More : Hongkong Transportation
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