GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Hong Kong is an autonomous territory, and former British colony, in southeastern China. Its vibrant, densely-populated urban centre is a major port and global financial hub with a skyscraper-studded skyline. The business district features architectural landmarks like I.M. Pei’s Bank of China Tower. Hong Kong is also a major shopping destination, famed for bespoke tailors and the Temple Street Night Market.

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COUNTRY FACTS

POPULATION

7,213,338

CAPITAL

Victoria

GDP PER CAPITA

U.S. $61,500

LANGUAGE

Cantonese (official) - 88.9%, English (official) - 4.3%, Mandarin (official) - 1.9%, other Chinese dialects - 3.1%, other - 1.9%

RELIGION

Buddhist or Taoist (27.9%), Protestant (6.7%), Roman Catholic (5.3%), Muslim (4.2%), Hindu (1.4%), Sikh (0.2%), other or none (54.3%)

LIFE EXPECTANCY

83.1

AREA

1,108 square kilometers (428 square miles)

LITERACY PERCENT

95.7

FABIO'S REVIEW

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Green-Visiting

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LOCATIONS EXPERIENCED

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LODGING

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SHOPPING

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TOURISM

LODGING

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SHOPPING

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TOURISM

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MAP

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