Facts about Hong Kong
Official languages: Chinese, Chinese, English
Capital: Hong Kong
Area: 1,092 km²
Population: 6.9 million residents
Population density: 6,317.48 residents per km²
Internet TLD: .hk
ISO codes: HK , HKG, 344
The country code for Hong Kong is +852
According to Abbreviation Finder, after being returned to China, the former British Crown Colony of Hong Kong is a special administrative region on the south coast of the People’s Republic of China.
|Population growth rate||0,24%|
|Birth rate||8.90 births per 1,000 population|
|65 years and above||17,14%|
|Gender ratio||0,94 M/ F|
|Population density||6,566.94 residents per km²|
|Hong Kong (F 1998) 6687200|
|93.1% Chinese, 1.9% Indonesians, 1.9% Filipinos, 3% others|
|Local Religions 90% Christians 10%|
|Human Development Index (HDI)||0,939|
Biggest Cities of Hong Kong by Population
Hong Kong is a bustling metropolis situated on the east coast of China. It is one of the world’s largest and most densely populated cities, with over 7 million inhabitants living in an area of just 1,104 square kilometers. The city is divided into four main areas: Hong Kong Island, Kowloon Peninsula, New Territories, and Outlying Islands.
Hong Kong Island is home to the city’s most iconic skyline and many of its most popular attractions. Here you can find Victoria Peak for stunning views across the harbor; Ocean Park for amusement park rides; and Central district for some of the city’s best shopping and dining experiences.
Kowloon Peninsula is a bustling area filled with street markets, temples, and nightclubs. It also contains several large parks such as Kowloon Park which features a large lake with boating activities; or Chi Lin Nunnery which is a beautiful Buddhist temple complex surrounded by lush gardens.
The New Territories contain many traditional villages which offer visitors a glimpse into local culture and history. Here you can find Tai Mo Shan Country Park for hiking or cycling trails; Ma On Shan Country Park for bird watching; or Cheung Chau Island to explore some of Hong Kong’s stunning beaches.
Finally, the Outlying Islands are made up of more than 200 islands such as Lantau Island which contains Hong Kong Disneyland; Lamma Island known for its seafood restaurants; or Peng Chau Island where visitors can explore some secluded beaches and hidden coves.
|1||Hong Kong, Hong Kong||7,012,849||22.2783||114.175|
|2||Kowloon, Hong Kong||2,019,644||22.3167||114.183|
|3||Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong||288,839||22.3707||114.105|
|4||Yuen Long Kau Hui, Hong Kong||142,011||22.45||114.033|
|5||Tung Chung, Hong Kong||45,111||22.2878||113.942|
|6||Sha Tin, Hong Kong||21,670||22.3833||114.183|
|7||Tuen Mun, Hong Kong||17,051||22.3918||113.972|
|8||Tai Po, Hong Kong||16,413||22.4501||114.169|
|9||Sai Kung, Hong Kong||12,038||22.3833||114.267|
|10||Yung Shue Wan, Hong Kong||6,111||22.2262||114.112|