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Travel to Hong Kong

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

ATTRACTIONS: (a few major)
Hong Kong, one of the world's most sophisticated cities, offers a cultural diversity and natural beauty second to none.

Major tourism magnets include Victoria Peak and the Peak Tower's terraces which offer spectacular views of the skyline and Victoria Harbor; Ocean Park's marine life, bird aviary and butterfly house; numerous hiking and walking paths; Stanley, and the stunning Tin Hau Temple; the beach at Repulse Bay, and shopping in Kowloon's "Golden Mile."

From Hong Kong, short journeys with guided tours into mainland China are easy to arrange.


  • Calling Code: 852
  • Electricity: 220V, 50Hz
  • Drive on the: Left
  • Times to Travel: The climate of Hong Kong is sub-tropical with cool, dry winters and hot, humid summers.

    December, January and February have occasional cold fronts where temperatures can drop below 50° F (10° C).

    March and April are quite pleasant, but at times there is high humidity, fog and drizzle.

    June to September are the hottest months and the most prone period of time to tropical cyclones.

  • NOTE: Before making your travel plans to any worldwide destination, we strongly recommend you authenticate important details regarding all applicable health, passport and visa requirements. The people at Travel Visa Pro can answer all of your questions!
  • Hong Kong Travel Advice and Warnings
This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.

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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