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Hong kong

Hong kong

Latitude Is: 22' 15'' N
Longitude Is: 114' 10'' E

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About Hong kong

Hong Kong is one of the two Special Administrative Regions of the People's Republic of China, the other being Macau. It is situated on China's south coast and, enclosed by the Pearl River Delta and South China Sea,it is known for its expansive skyline and deep natural harbour. With a land mass of 1,104 km2 (426 sq mi) and a population of seven million people, Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated areas in the world.Hong Kong's population is 93.6% ethnic Chinese and 6.4% from other groups.Hong Kong's Cantonese-speaking majority originate mainly from the neighbouring Canton (now Guangdong) province,in which many of them fled from China to Hong Kong to escape wars and Communist rule from the 1930s - 1960s. Hong Kong became a colony of the British Empire after the First Opium War (1839–42). The Hong Kong Island was first ceded to the UK in perpetuity, followed by Kowloon Peninsula in 1860 and then the New Territories was putSee More