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Hong Kong's Quick Facts

Land Area 1,073 km2
Water Area 35 km2
Total Area 1,108 km2
Population 7,167,403
Population Density 6,468.78 / km2
Government Type Presidential Limited Democracy; A Special Administrative Region Of The Prc
GDP (PPP) $427.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $58,100
Currency Dollar (HKD)
Largest Cities
  • Hong Kong (7,012,738)
  • Kowloon (2,019,533)
  • Tsuen Wan (288,728)
  • Yuen Long Kau Hui (141,900)
  • Sha Tin (21,559)
  • Tuen Mun (16,940)
  • Tai Po (16,302)
  • Name: Hong Kong
    (long form) Hong Kong SAR
  • Capital City: None, as Hong Kong is a Special Administrative "Region" of China
  • Hong Kong Population: 7,182,724 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Hong Kong Dollar (HKD)
    (conversion rates)

    Hong Kong Dollar
    50 Hong Kong Dollars
  • Ethnicity: Chinese 95%, Filipino 1.6%, Indonesian 1.3%, other 2.1%
  • GDP total: $363.7 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $50,700 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Cantonese 90.8% (official), English 2.8% (official), Putonghua (Mandarin) 0.9%, other Chinese dialects 4.4%, other 1.1%
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Hong Kong, Kowloon, Tsuen Wan, Yung Shue Wan, Sok Kwu Wan
  • Name: A translation of the Hakka name, meaning, "fragrant harbour."
  • National Day: October 1
  • Religion: eclectic mixture of local religions 90%, Christian 10%
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