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Hong Kong Facts

Hong Kong's Information

Flag of Hong Kong
Land Area 1,073 km2
Water Area 35 km2
Total Area 1,108km2
Population 7,167,403 (#100)
Population Density 6,679.78/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
  • 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%
  • Symbols
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

Hong Kong Trivia

Is Hong Kong Owned by China?

Hong Kong is actually what is called a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China. By all official accounts, Hong Kong is a part of China.

Is Hong Kong a Country?

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