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Where is Hong Kong?

map showing the location of Hong Kong

Located in the continent of Asia, Hong Kong covers 1,054 square kilometers of land and 50 square kilometers of water, making it the 188th largest nation in the world with a total area of 1,104 square kilometers.

Hong Kong is a dependant territory of China. The population of Hong Kong is 7,153,519 (2012) and the nation has a density of 6787 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Hong Kong is the Hong Kong Dollar (HKD). As well, the people of Hong Kong are refered to as Chinese/Hong Kong.

The dialing code for the country is 852 and the top level internet domain for Chinese/Hong Kong sites is .hk.

Hong Kong shares land borders with only one country, China.

To learn more, visit our detailed Hong Kong section.

Quick facts

Population 7,153,519
Density 6,787.0 / km2 ( 17,578.3 / mi2 )
Languages English, Chinese
Capital Hong Kong
Currency Hong Kong Dollar
GDP 291,000,000,000 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 40,679 (2014 data)
Land Area 1,054 km2 (407 mi2)
Water Area 50 km2 (19 mi2)
Neighbouring Country China
Minimum Longitude 113.830
Maximum Longitude 114.407
Mininum Latitude 22.150
Maximum Latitude 22.557

What is the capital of Hong Kong?

map showing the location of Hong Kong
Location of Hong Kong on a map.

Hong Kong is the capital city of Hong Kong. It has a population of 7,012,738, and is located on a latitue of 22.29 and longitude of 114.16.

Quick Facts About Hong Kong, the Capital Of Hong Kong

City Hong Kong
Country Hong Kong
Population 7,012,738
Longitude 114.15769000
Latitude 22.28552000
Elevation 3 meters over sea level

Most popular cities in Hong Kong

Rank City Population
#1Hong Kong7,012,738
#2Kowloon2,019,533
#3Tsuen Wan288,728
#4Yuen Long Kau Hui141,900

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This page was last modified on October 2, 2015.