Hong Kong Location
Southeastern China, in eastern Asia, bordering the South China Sea and China's Guangdong Province
Hong Kong Population
6,097,000 . Average yearly growth rate of its population: 3%
Hong Kong Area
1,092 sq km (420 sq mi)
Hong Kong Religion
Buddhist, Confucian and Taoist, with Christian and Muslim minorities, but there are also places of worship for most other religious groups.
Hong Kong Language
Chinese and English are the official languages with Cantonese most widely spoken. English is spoken by many, particularly in business circles.
Hong Kong Information
Motto: "A Future of Excellence and Prosperity for All"
Hong Kong Monetary Units
Hong Kong dollar (HK$), with an exchange rate of HK$7.8 to US$1 (December 1999)
Hong Kong Economy
Hong Kong also boasts the world's eighth-largest trading economy, and is one of the world's leading exporters of toys, garments, and watches.
What to see
The main scenic spots include the History Museum, Botanical Garden, Ocean Park and Taiping Hill(Victoria Peak), etc. Besides, Tai O, a town on Lantau Island reputed as the Venice of HHong Kong is also worth visiting. It abounds in temples, Tin Hau Temple is one of the most famous ones.