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Hong Kong is often called the "Oriental Pearl", deriving it's name from the Xiangjiang River. It would be hard to find a more exciting city than Hong Kong. With an area of 1,110sq.km, Hong Kong consists of Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, The New Territories and a group of 263 islands. Hong Kong, a Special Administrative Region of PRC, has grown from what was a simple fishing village into the world's fourth largest banking and financial center and eighth largest trading economy. Visiting Hong Kong and discovering its natural wonders, such as its Victoria Harbor, Lantau Island, Disneyland Park and picturesque Ocean Park, can provide a never-ending journey for every visitor.

General Information
Discover Hong Kong
Discover a diverse modern metropolis steeped in unique blends of Eastern and Western traditions – only Hong Kong!
Kowloon
Kowloon is an urban area in Hong Kong, comprising the Kowloon Peninsula and New Kowloon.
New Territories
New Territories is one of the three main regions of Hong Kong, alongside Hong Kong Island and the Kowloon peninsula.
Lantau Island
Lantau Island based on the old local name of Lantau Peak, is the largest island in Hong Kong.
Climate of Hong Kong
The climate of Hong Kong is a monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate, just short of being a tropical wet-and-dry climate.
Hong Kong Travel
This Hong Kong Travel website introduces Hong Kong's travel, shopping, entertainment, gourmet hotspots and transportation information!
Hong Kong Time
Hong Kong Time is the time in Hong Kong, observed at UTC+8 all year round. The Hong Kong Observatory is the official timekeeper of the Hong Kong Time.
The Current Time in Hong Kong
Hong Kong current time and date.
Hong Kong International Airport
The official website of Hong Kong airport offers you online flight, shopping and customs information, terminal maps, and photo gallery.
Useful Telephone Numbers
Hong Kong international dialing code is 852, futher area code is not required.
Hong Kong Language
In Hong Kong, English and Chinese are the official languages as defined in the Basic Law of Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Visas
Visit Visa / Entry Permit Requirements for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
Safety, Hong Kong
Safety tips posted by real travelers and Hong Kong locals.
Hong Kong Cantonese
Hong Kong Cantonese is a form of Chinese commonly spoken in Hong Kong.
Geography
The geography of Hong Kong primarily consists of three main territories: Hong Kong Island, Kowloon Peninsula, and the New Territories.
Hong Kong Population
Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated places in the world.
Hong Kong Overview
Hong Kong is located in east Asia, just south of the Tropic of Cancer. Hong Kong Island is 32km east of the mouth of Pearl River and 135km southeast of Canton.
Hong Kong News
News on Hong Kong continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
About Hong Kong
Hong Kong facts, Hong Kong statistics, Hong Kong Yearbook, General Holidays, and Hong Kong Economy.
Charming Hong Kong
Offered by Hong Kong Government
Hong Kong People
The people of Hong Kong, known as Hongkongers, Hong Kongers, Kongers, and rarely Hongkongese, usually refers to people who originate from Hong Kong.
Law of Hong Kong
The law of Hong Kong is based on the rule of law and the independence of the judiciary.
Flag of Hong Kong
The flag of Hong Kong features a stylised, white, five-petal Bauhinia blakeana flower in the centre of a red field.
Hong Kong Flag Image
The image of Hong Kong flag.
Hong Kong Expat
Offered by asiaxpat.com
Foreign Embassies in Hong Kong
The Foreign Embassies in Hong Kong assist the oversea tourists regarding any matter on visa, passport or immigration documents.



Maps
Subway Map of Hong Kong
LOHAS Park spur line and South Kowloon Line are in service. South Kowloon Line is served by West Rail Line, which meets East Rail Line at Hung Hom Station.
Hong Kong Map
Offered by mapshongkong.com
Hong Kong International Airport Maps
Hong Kong Airport Arrivals & Departures, Hong Kong Airport Terminal 1 & Terminal 2, Hong Kong Airport Arrival - 5 Level to 8 Level.
Map of Hong Kong Island
Hong Kong Island is home to such attractions Victoria Peak, Wan Chai, and the famous Star Ferry.
Hong Kong Street Maps
Streets in Hong Kong conform to the contours of the hill landscape of Hong Kong.
MTR System Map
Offered by maps-of-china.net
Hong Kong Attractions Map
This is an English map of Hong Kong tourist attractions.
Hong Kong Map of Featured Tourist Attractions
Please click to any map of hong kong islands markers below to see attractions view and informations links.
Hongkong Traffic Map
Detailed traffic map of Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Hotel Map
Map of the Hong Kong metropolitan area - Click your favorite area to view nearby hotels!
Tsim Sha Tsui Map
Offered by mappery.com


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History
Hong Kong History
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
History
Life forms existed more than 6,000 years ago at many sites along the winding shoreline of Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Museum of History
Hong Kong Museum of History is a museum which preserves Hong Kong's historical and cultural heritage. It is located next to the Hong Kong Science Museum.
Hong Kong Museum Of History
The Hong Kong Museum of History was formerly called the Hong Kong Museum.
First Opium War
The Crown Colony of Hong Kong was a product of the First Anglo-Chinese War.
Treaty of Nanking
The Qing government agreed to make Hong Kong Island a crown colony, ceding it to the British Queen "in perpetuity" to provide British traders with a harbour where they could unload their goods.
Convention of Peking
The area known as Kowloon was originally leased in March 1860. The Convention of Peking ended the lease, and ceded the land formally to the British on 24 October 1860.
The Defence of Hong Kong
On December 7th 1941 the Japanese Imperial Navy attacked Pearl Harbour, which resulted in the United States of America declaring war on the Japanese.
Hong Kong History on Lonely Planet
In the very long scale of history, Hong Kong as we know it today has existed for a mere blink of an eye.
One Country, Two Systems
“One country, two systems" is an idea originally proposed by Deng Xiaoping, then Paramount Leader of the People's Republic of China, for the reunification of China during the early 1980s.
Hong Kong History
Hong Kong was part of the Chinese empire before coming under British administration as a direct result of the 19th-century Opium Wars.



Money
Hong Kong Dollar
Hong Kong Dollar is the currency of Hong Kong. It is the 9th most traded currency in the world.
Hong Kong Money and Exchange Rate
Offered by worldtravelguide.net
List of banks in Hong Kong
Hong Kong maintains a three-tier system of deposit-taking institutions, licensed banks, restricted-licence banks and deposit-taking companies.
Coins of the Hong Kong Dollar
The Hong Kong coinage, including 10¢, 20¢, 50¢, $1, $2, $5 & $10, is issued by Hong Kong Monetary Authority on behalf of the Government of Hong Kong.
The Banking Industry in Hong Kong
Hong Kong banking is known to have among the largest number of multinational banks representation in the continent.



Art & Culture
Hong Kong Arts & Culture
Arts venues, cultural programmes, arts festivals, URBTIX –Computerized ticketing.
Hong Kong Arts Center
Established in 1977, Hong Kong Arts Centre (HKAC) is a self-funding organization whose mission is to promote contemporary arts and culture within Hong Kong and beyond.
Culture of Hong Kong
The culture of Hong Kong can best be described as a foundation that began with China, and became more influenced by British colonialism.
Hong Kong Cultural Policy
Hong Kong cultural policy refers to the development and preservation of Hong Kong's arts and cultural heritage.
Religion in Hong Kong
Religion in Hong Kong is part of the culture of Hong Kong. Religious freedom is one of the fundamental rights enjoyed by Hong Kong residents.
Music of Hong Kong
The Music of Hong Kong is an eclectic mixture of traditional and popular genres.
Top Hong Kong Must-See Movies
Hong Kong movies are considered some of the best in the world and it's not all about Kung-Fu.
Hong Kong Ballet
Hong Kong Ballet is Hong Kong's leading professional ballet company, and also the famous group for Classical Ballet, since it founded in 1979.
Hong Kong Performing Companies
Hong Kong offers sophisticated performances by dynamic local companies that explore new artistic concepts while perfecting traditional styles.



Publications
Top 10 Hong Kong Newspapers and Magazines
Hong Kong's English language newspaper, bringing you daily news and business updates covering Hong Kong, Greater China and Asia.
Apple Daily
Apple Daily is a Hong-Kong-based newspaper founded in 1995 by Jimmy Lai Chee Ying and is published by its company, Next Media.
Ming Pao
Ming Pao is a Chinese language newspaper published by Ming Pao Group in Hong Kong.
Sing Tao
Sing Tao is Hong Kong's second largest Chinese language newspaper.
Jessica Hong Kong
The official website of Jessica magazine.



Education & Training
Education in Hong Kong
Education in Hong Kong has a similar system to that of the United Kingdom, in particular the English education system of Hong Kong was modernised by the British in 1861.
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
The Chinese University of Hong Kong is a comprehensive research-led university in Hong Kong delivering high-quality education on both undergraduate and postgraduate levels and serving the community with its cutting-edge research capability.
City University of Hong Kong
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is a university located in Hong Kong. It was founded in 1984 as City Polytechnic of Hong Kong.
The Hong Kong Institute of Education
The Hong Kong Institute of Education is the only University Grants Committee-funded institution dedicated solely to professional teacher education in Hong Kong.



Pictures
Hong Kong Pictures
Hong Kong Pictures from Planetware.
Featured Photos Taken in Hong Kong
By travellerspoint.com
Photos of Hong Kong Island
Hong Kong Island is synonymous with Hong Kong for many tourists and visitors.
Hong Kong Attractions Pictures
Tourist attractions in Hong Kong: 23 things to do found. Click each attraction for pictures.



Videos
Hong Kong Guide
Hong Kong guide video.
Hong Kong Videos Collection
Offered by pond5.com
Hong Kong Attractions Videos
Tourist attractions in Hong Kong: 23 things to do found. Click each attraction for videos.



Jobs
Teach in Hong Kong
Native English Speakers Are in Demand


Health and Sports
Health Care in Hong Kong
The overall healthcare system in Hong Kong is one issue that needs to be fully discussed especially for anyone who has plans of living in this Asian region.
Kowloon Hospital
Kowloon Hospital is a general care hospital at Prince Edward Road in Mong Kok of Kowloon in Hong Kong.
Kwong Wah Hospital
Kwong Wah Hospital (KWH) was established by the Board of Directors of Tung Wah Hospital in 1911 as the first hospital on the Kowloon peninsula.
Our Lady of Maryknoll Hospital
Our Lady of Maryknoll Hospital became one of the public hospitals under the governance of the Hospital Authority in 1991 with 236 beds at present.
United Christian Hospital
The United Christian Hospital was founded through the cooperation of the Hong Kong Christian Council and the Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital.
Hong Kong Sports and Activities
Horseracing, Hiking and wildlife, golf, etc.
Hong Kong Sport & Recreation Guide
Sports & Recreation by Allo' Expat Hong Kong.


Business and Investment
Hong Kong: Business & Trade
Business & Trade related information and services provided by the Hong Kong Government.
Hong Kong Investment Fund Management
Hong Kong is widely recognised as the leading fund management centre in Asia with the largest concentration of fund managers.
Hong Kong Business Guide
Hong Kong business
Hong Kong Economy
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is an international business, trade and financial hub.
Economy of Hong Kong
Hong Kong's highly favourable geographical position and entrepot trading opportunities are wealth-generating assets.
Nine Ways to Invest in Hong Kong
Hong Kong is the financial center of the world. Here are some interesting facts about Hong Kong that might of interest to potential investors.
Investment Service Center
HKEx aims to provide information and tools that can help individuals make informed investment decisions.



Organizations
Hong Kong Human Rights Monitor
Hong Kong Human Rights Monitor (HKHRM) is a local non-governmental organization which was established in April 1995.
Hong Kong Aids Foundation
The Hong Kong AIDS Foundation was established in 1991.
S.K.H. St. Christopher's Home
Sheng Kung Hui St. Christopher's Home, founded in 1935 by the late Bishop R.O. Hall in Taipo, began as an orphanage taking care of homeless children.
Chi Heng Foundation
Founded in 1998, the Chi Heng Foundation is a charity registered and based in Hong Kong with offices in Henan, Anhui, Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.
Clear the Air
Clear the Air (CTA) is committed to the introduction and implementation of measures to significantly reduce air pollution in Hong Kong, through advocacy and education.



Government Agencies
Hong Kong Government
GovHK is the one-stop portal of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government, making information and services of the public sector easier to find and use.
List of Hong Kong Government Agencies
This is a list government agencies of the Hong Kong Government.
Buildings Department
This website provides you with information on the functions and services of the Buildings Department.
Civil Aid Service
The Civil Aid Service (Department) is a government department under the Security Bureau.
Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department
To see our community enjoy a reliable and plentiful supply of safe and high quality fresh food and a well managed natural environment, which we can pass on to our future generations.
Census and Statistics Department
Our mission is to provide high-quality statistical services, contributing to the social and economic developments of Hong Kong.
Civil Aviation Department
From here you can visit our various divisions and understand how the department regulates the civil aviation activities at Hong Kong.

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