Hong Kong

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Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region of PRC)

Former British colony is now gateway to Mainland China

Characterized by free trade, low taxation, and minimum government intervention

34343.pngFast Facts:

Populaton: 7,346,700

Area (sqkm): 1,092

# of Districts: 5 (7 Islands)

Dominant Dialects: Cantonese, Mandarin, English

Time Zone: UTC/GMT +8

Phone Code: 852

Currency: Hong Kong Dollar (HKD pegged to USD)

Electricity: 220V/50Hz (UK plug)

Airport(s): Hong Kong International (IATA: HKG)

34343.pngRankings & Statistics:

Top 4 Global Financial Center

Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx) is #3 in Asia, #6 in World

#4 busiest container port in World (in terms of TEU)

Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) is Top 10 busiest in World

Highest Human Development Index in Greater China

Freest in World by Index of Economic Freedom

34343.pngSightseeing:

Skywalk at The Peak

Junk boat charter on Victoria Harbour

Party Tram across Hong Kong Island

Wong Tai Sin Temple

Man Mo Temple

Harbour City

Avenue of Stars

Bruce Lee Statue

Symphony of Lights

Lan Kwai Fong

PMQ Studios

Repulse Bay

Stanley  

 

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