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Hong Kong Essential Information

Location: Hong Kong is located on the south coast of China and borders the South China Sea.

Coordinates: Geographical coordinates of the city are 22 15N, 114 10E.

Area: Hong Kong has a total area of 1,108 square kilometres. The city is divided into islands and peninsular territory.

Population: Hong Kong is the third most densely populated city in the world. It has a population of about 6.7 millions and about 6,050 people living per square kilometre.

Neighbouring Regions: Three sides of Hong Kong are bordered by sea and the fourth side (north) lies abutted by the Shenzhen city of China’s Guangdong Province.

Languages: Chinese (Cantonese) and English are the principal languages spoken in Hong Kong.

Religion: The population practise several local religions. Other than that you will also find Christian population in the city.

Currency: The currency is Hong Kong Dollar. As per the exchange rate (2009) one Hong Kong Dollar is approximately equal to 0.085 GBP (British Pound) or 0.129 US Dollars.

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