Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is located in the east of the Asian Continent, with a population of 7,153,519,
making it the 99th largest national population, though it is a special administrative region of China. Its capital and largest city
Hong Kong with a total population of 7,153,519. It encompasses 1,104 square kilometers of total area, which would
make it the 184
th largest country in total area; however, it is counted as part of China which encompasses 6,480,410
square kilometers, making it the 3rd or 4th (disputed) largest country in total area. It shares boundaries with China and the
South China Sea.

President of China Hu Jintao is recognized as the Chief of State and achieves that status through election by the National
Assembly and holds that position for five years with no term limits. Chief Executive L
eung Chun-ying is recognized as the
Head of Government and achieves that status through
majority vote of the electoral committee and holds that position five
years. Its form of government is a special administrative region of China, and they celebrate the creation of their
constitution in  March 1990.

The languages commonly or officially spoken are Chinese, other Chinese dialects, English and other. It counts among its
major religions an eclectic mixture of local religions and Christian. As sources of mass communication it has 5 AM, 9 FM
and 55 Television stations.

Major geographical features are Tai Mo Shan, its highest point at 958 meters and South China Sea, its lowest point at 0
meters. Its principal waterway is the South China Sea, which measures 733 kilometers of coastline.

Major industries providing for the bulk of their Gross Domestic Product (GDP) are textiles, clothing, tourism, banking,
shipping, electronics, plastics, toys, watches and clocks. Its official currency is the Hong Kong Dollar.

Here’s something you may not know about Hong Kong. Hong Kong has over 200 islands.
Cheung Chau Island
Hong Kong- the
capital and largest city
Wonton noodles- a
mainstay of the Hong
Kong diet
Lamma Island
Mirs Bay
Peng Chau Island
Stanley on Hong Kong
Sunset on the South
China Sea- Hong
Kong's  lowest point
and waterway
Part of Po Toi Islands
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Tai o on Lantau Island
on the south China
Sea- Hong Kong's
lowest point
View from Tai Mo Shan
Updated 14 February 2013
Adult Prevalence Rate:

People Living with HIV/AIDS:

HIV/AIDS Deaths:
0.1% (2003 est.)


less then 200
Beautiful Repulse Bay
on south Hong Kong
Looking up a
skyscraper in
Discovery Bay
Cousin Rachel Warlick
and some Hong Kong
Cousin Rachel
Warlick- a missionary
in Hong Kong
One of the temples in
the village where
Rachel lives
Rachel's village in
Hong Kong
Tai Mo Shan- Hong
Kong's highest point
Fan Lau on Lantau
Island- Hong Kong's
westernmost point
Palm Cliff on Po Toi
Island- Hong Kong's
southernmost point
Tap Mun Island- Hong
Kong's easternmost
Wanchai and Kowloon
districts of Hong Kong
Wong Shek Park on
the Sai Kung Peninsula
Peng Chau Island in
Tai Pang Wan (Mirs
Bay)- Hong Kong's
northernmost point
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