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The Google map above shows Hong Kong with its location: Southeast Asia (geographic coordinates: 22 15 N, 114 10 E) and the international borders of Hong Kong; total: 33 kmregional border: China 33 km; furthermore, it’s inland counties boundaries.
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About Hong Kong in detail
Where is Hong Kong?
Hong Kong, in case, if you are looking on the map under the Coordinates N/A otherwise in the southeast Asia, in Eastern Asia, bordering the South China Sea and China.
What is the capital city of Hong Kong?
The capital city of Hong Kong is: N/A.
What is the time in N/A?
It is N/A; the timezone of N/A is: N/A.
What is the Internet code for Hong Kong?
The Top Level Domain (TLD) for Hong Kong is: .hk
What is the size of Hong Kong?
The territory of Hong Kong is total: 1,108 sq km; land: 1,073 sq km, water: 35 sq km.
If we want to describe the size of the territory of Hong Kong is six times the size of Washington, DC.
If we would like to walk around and discover Hong Kong, we can cover a total distance: 33 km.
What is the water coverage of Hong Kong?
We have already mentioned on this website what percentage of Hong Kong is covered by water (see below), and this includes 733 km coastline.
What is the climate like in Hong Kong?
The climate of Hong Kong is subtropical monsoon: cool and humid in winter, hot and rainy from spring through summer, warm and sunny in fall.
Geographical data of Hong Kong
The elevation of Hong Kong; mean elevation: N/A, elevation extremes; lowest point: South China Sea 0 m, highest point: Tai Mo Shan 958 m.
The specific geographical details of Hong Kong include hilly to mountainous with steep slopes; lowlands in north.
Suppose we would like to describe the countries location from a different perspective. In that case, it is safe to say, and easy to read from a map, Hong Kong is composed of more than 200 islands.
Resources and land use of Hong Kong
The country’s main mined products are outstanding deepwater harbor, feldspar. The population partly uses the earlier highlighted land territory and partly left in its natural state: agricultural land: 5%; arable land 3.2%; permanent crops 0.9%; permanent pasture 0.9%; forest: 0%; other: 95% (2011 estimate).
Population data of Hong Kong
The number of inhabitants of Hong Kong is 7,167,403 (July 2016 estimate).
If we examine the proportion of the population distribution, it is safe to say that N/A.
If we look at the proportion of the urbanized and barely populated areas, these are the figures: urban population: 100% of the total population (2015).
Most of the population in Hong Kong is concentrated in Hong Kong 7.26 million (2014).
Ethnicity in Hong Kong
According to ethnicity details, the ethnic groups are the following: Chinese 93.1%, Indonesian 1.9%, Filipino 1.9%, other 3% (2011 estimate).
Spoken languages in Hong Kong
The spoken languages in Hong Kong are the following: Cantonese (official language) 89.5%, English (official language) 3.5%, Mandarin (official language) 1.4%, other Chinese dialects 4%, other 1.6% (2011 estimate).
What are the most important religions in Hong Kong?
During the general census, researchers examine the churches, according to this: eclectic mixture of local religions 90%, Christian 10%.
Further population data of Hong Kong
The proportion of gender and age tells a lot about the society as follows 0-14 years: 12.12% (male 459,358 / female 409,547) 15-24 years: 10.85% (male 404,490 / female 372,873) 25-54 years: 45.34% (male 1,385,536 / female 1,864,077) 55-64 years: 15.76% (male 548,929 / female 580,913) 65 years and over: 15.93% (male 537,196 / female 604,484) (2016 estimate). It also a significant factor in a society the population growth rate, which in the case of Hong Kong is 0.35% (2016 estimate).
The population growth rate based on two elements, the birth and the death rate. In Hong Kong the birth rate is 9.1 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate), the death rate 7.2 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate).
In this day and age in developed societies, the first child borns later compared to the previous centuries and decades, so childbearing is extended. In Hong Kong, the average age of mothers at the first childbirth is N/A.
In the best-case scenario, although the children’s birth is postponed, the parents are still able to see their kids grow as life expectancy also extended. In the case of Hong Kong, these figures are. With the introduction of modern medicine, vaccinations, and the proper hygienic conditions, the infant mortality rate is in a steep decline. The infant mortality statistics in Hong Kong are the following: N/A. Relevant data is the budget of healthcare, which is in the case of this country is N/A.
Economic data of Hong Kong
Suppose we would like to describe a country, we also have to mention its economy; Hong Kong has a free-market economy, highly dependent on international trade and finance – the value of goods and services trade, including the sizable share of re-exports, is about four times GDP. Hong Kong has no tariffs on imported goods, and it leviesHong Kong’s open economy left it exposed to the global economic slowdown that began in 2008. Although increasing integration with China through trade, tourism, and financial links helped it to make an initial recovery more quickly than many observers, the Hong Kong Government is promoting the Special Administrative Region (SAR) as the site for the Chinese renminbi (RMB) internationalization. Hong Kong residents are allowed to establish RMB-denominated savings accounts; RMB-denominated corporate and ChineseThe mainland has long been Hong Kong’s largest trading partner, accounting for about half of Hong Kong’s total trade by value. Hong Kong’s natural resources are limited, and food and raw materials must be imported. As a result of China’s easing of travelCredit expansion and a tight housing supply have caused Hong Kong property prices to rise rapidly; consumer prices increased 4.4% in 2014, but slowed to 2.9% in 2015. Lower- and middle-income segments of the population are increasingly unable to afford adHong Kong’s economic integration with the mainland continues to be most evident in the banking and finance sector. Initiatives like the Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect, the Mutual Recognition of Funds, and The Hong Kong Shanghai Gold Connect are all import.
GDP is a prominent figure, as all the relevant calculations and statistics are based on it. GDP in Hong Kong is $316.1 billion (2015 estimate).
Another important indicator is the rate of GDP growth, which in Hong Kong is 1.4% (2016 estimate) 2.4% (2015 estimate) 2.7% (2014 estimate).
These statistics are affecting the world economy; remember in 2015, when the Chinese real GDP growth rate was worse than expected; The world markets fall, and the Chinese stock exchange temporally suspended.
A further major factor of a country’s economy, the GDP per capita. In Hong Kong this is $58,100 (2016 estimate) $57,600 (2015 estimate) $56,600 (2014 estimate).
In the economy, the Trinity is in common places, such as agriculture, industry, and services.
What are the agricultural products Hong Kong produces?
The main agricultural products of Hong Kong are fresh vegetables and fruit; poultry, pork; fish.
Regarding the economy, the essential segments are textiles, clothing, tourism, banking, shipping, electronics, plastics, toys, watches, clocks. The crucial and regularly mentioned GDP is based on textiles, clothing, tourism, banking, shipping, electronics, plastics, toys, watches, clocks.
Drinking water source in Hong Kong
It is essential to mention that – thanks to the development of the infrastructure -, the rate of potable water N/A.
The average number of childbirth in Hong Kong
In Hong Kong, the average number of delivery is 1.19 children born / woman (2016 estimate).
Population, median age, migration, and citizenship in Hong Kong
The average age of the population is 44 years; male: 43.2 years, female: 44.5 years (2016 estimate). The age of adulthood varies in every country of the world in Hong Kong it is 18 years of age in direct elections for half of the Legislative Council seats and all of the seats in 18 district councils; universal for permanent residents living in the territory of Hong Kong for the past 7 years220,000 members of functional constituencies for the other half of the legislature and a 1,200-member election committee for the chief executive drawn from broad sectoral groupings, central government bodies, municipal organizations, and elected Hong Kong officials.
When we are experiencing an unprecedented scale of migration and globalization, it is an important factor the number of new coming immigrants. In Hong Kong is 1.7 migrant(s) / 1,000 population (2016 estimate). It is important to know, how to apply for citizenship: see China.
Is Hong Kong a safe destination? Healthcare services and infectious diseases in Hong Kong
Many of the travelers are looking into the healthcare services and infectious diseases of their destinations. In Hong Kong density of the hospital beds is N/A.
According to WHO rating regarding contagious diseases in Hong Kong the N/A.
However, HIV is not curable but maintainable. Let’s do not forget when the disease surfaced it was a world threatening condition. Unfortunately, in some countries, it is still very high the number of infected patients and fatalities due to the disease.
In Hong Kong the number of HIV/AIDS deaths: N/A.
Regarding tourism obesity, not an important issue, but we have to mention health statistics, as it is the plague of the 20th and the 21st century. The rate of obese adults in Hong Kong is N/A.
What are the natural hazards in Hong Kong? Is there any?
The most known natural risks in Hong Kong are occasional typhoons.
More interesting facts about Hong Kong
A few words about the past, as every country and society, is connected to its history; Occupied by the UK in 1841, Hong Kong was formally ceded by China the following year; various adjacent lands were added later in the 19th century. Pursuant to an agreement signed by China and the UK on 19 December 1984, Hong Kong became the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China on 1 July 1997. In this agreement, China promised that, under its “one country, two systems” formula, China’s socialist economic system would not be imposed on Hong Kong and that Hong Kong would enjoy a “high degree of autonomy” in all matters except foreign and defense affairs for the subsequent 50 years.
In every nation’s memory, some cornerstones placed the country on the timeline of history. The date of declaration of independence of Hong Kong: none (special administrative region of China).
The flag and other symbols of Hong Kong
The colors, symbols, and animals on the flag usually have a historical background or an important milestone or memory of the nation.
This case is not an exception either, red with a stylized, white, five-petal Bauhinia flower in the center; each petal contains a small, red, five-pointed star in its middle; the red color is the same as that on the Chinese flag and represents the motherland; the fragrant Bauhinia – developed in Hong Kong the late 19th century – has come to symbolize the region; the five stars echo those on the flag of China.
Apart from the flag, the symbol of national unity is the national anthem. The anthem’s primary purpose is to share the nation’s core values, endeavors, and patriotic feelings.
National symbols of Hong Kong: orchid tree flower; national colors: red, white.
Constitution of Hong Kong
The existence of the nation based on the constitution. Some constitutions knew worldwide, like the U.S. Constitution that accepted on 17th of September 1787, in Philadelphia, the Constitution of the United States of America.
It is not related to the declaration of independence that was stolen by Nicolas Cage in the movie National Treasure 🙂
What is the legal system of Hong Kong?
Most of the time, the legal system of a country is the focus of lawyers. It is a common fact that there are two main approaches in the world, “the law in books” and “the law in action.”
In the Anglo-Saxon world, the practice is the “law in action,” while in the rest of the world where the law is based on Roman law, the “law in books.”
The legal system of Hong Kong is a mixed legal system of common law based on the English model and Chinese customary law (in matters of family and land tenure).
It was Aristotle who founded the Theory of 3 separations of powers. In his view, these are the council of public affairs, the magistrates, and the justice system. In the age of enlightenment was the time when terminologies have defined the way we still use them. In most democratic countries, the three authorities separated from each other. In dictatorships, the authorities usually interweaved in one hand.
About the legislative branch of Hong Kong, we can highlight the following structures unicameral Legislative Council or LegCo (70 seats; 35 members directly elected in multi-seat constituencies by party-list proportional representation vote; 30 members indirectly elected by the approximately 220,000 members of various functional constituencies based on a variety of methods; five at large “super-seat” members directed elected by all of Hong Kong’s eligible voters who do not participate in a functional constituency; members serve 4-year terms)elections: last held on 4 September 2016; (next general election to be in September 2020)election results: percent of vote by block – pro-democracy 36.0%; pro-Beijing 40.2%, localist 19.0%, other 4.8%; seats by block/party – pro-Beijing 40 (DAB 12, BPA 7, FTU 5, Liberal Party 4, NPP 3, other 9); pro-democracy 23 (Democratic Party 7, Civic Party 6, PP-LSD 2, Professional Commons 2, Labor 1, NWSC 1, PTU 1, other democrats 3), localists 6 (ALLin HK 2, CP-PPI-HKRO 1, Demosisto 1, Democracy Groundwork 1, other localist 1), non-aligned independent 1; note – 2 localists were barred from taking office.
About the unemployment rate, labor force, and poverty line in Hong Kong
One of the major problems of the 21st-century economy is unemployment. Governments are struggling to maintain a low level of unemployment rate. Still, as a result of automation, the cheap 3rd world labor and the outsourcing of workflow, these attempts fail. In Hong Kong the labor force is 3.911 million (2016 estimate). Please bear in mind that the population in Hong Kong is total: 2.7 deaths / 1,000 live births; male: 3 deaths / 1,000 live births, female: 2.5 deaths / 1,000 live births (2016 estimate) – as we already mentioned above.
The rate of unemployment in Hong Kong is 3.6% (2016 estimate).
Widely known that the gap between the rich and poor is widening on an enormous scale.
According to the 2017 shocking Oxfam report, the most affluent eight people’s fortune is equal to the wealth of the poorest half of the world’s population.
In Hong Kong, the households’ income and consumption compared to the entire population: lowest 10%: N/A% highest 10%: N/A%.
Another widely used indicator is the so-called GINI index, which measures the inequalities of statistical dispersion, but mainly used for measuring the sharing of income and fortune.
The GINI index was named after its founder Corrado Gini, an Italian economist. Gini index has grades between 0-1, but often it is used on a percentage basis. It is 0 if the examined criteria territorial distribution is equal. It is one of the criteria concentrated on the territory. In Hong Kong, the GINI index is .53,7 (2011).
The states usually set up a poverty line, which is more or less, is a subjective measure. It varies by country; its base is often the minimum pension, the incomes of the most deficient 20 percent, the X percent of income per capita Etc.
In Hong Kong, the poverty line people are the lowest 10%: N/A% highest 10%: N/A%.
About the budget and central governments debt of Hong Kong
The available budget mainly defines the state’s economy. The budget of Hong Kong is; revenues: $59.09 billion, expenditures: $59.07 billion (2016 estimate). Taxes and other revenues are 18.7% of GDP (2016 estimate).
The budget deficit (Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)) is N/A.
The fiscal year in Hong Kong is 1 April – 31 March.
In the country’s economy, we have to consider the public debt. Public debt is the consolidated sum of the state’s local, federal, and central government debt.
Inflation rate and prime lending rate in Hong Kong
A few further interesting and relevant economic data are the following; Inflation rate: 2.6% (2016 estimate), 3% (2015 estimate), and the rate of the Commercial bank prime lending rate: 5% (31 December 2016 estimate).
Export/import partners and data of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, with the export of products, industrial tools, and other services, generates revenue. The export value in Hong Kong is: $487.7 billion (2016 estimate), $505.7 billion (2015 estimate). The total revenue of these activities: electrical machinery and appliances, textiles, apparel, footwear, watches and clocks, toys, plastics, precious stones, printed material.
The most important export partners of Hong Kong are the China 53.7%, US 9.5% (2015).
The most important imported products are raw materials and semi-manufactures, consumer goods, capital goods, foodstuffs, fuel (most is reexported), and the countries from where the import is coming: China 49%, Japan 6.4%, Singapore 6.1%, US 5.2%, South Korea 4.3% (2015).
Renewable energies used in Hong Kong
To suppress the pollution of the environment, renewable energies have to replace fossil energy. The more the proportion of renewable energies in a country means more effort against the pollution. Hong Kong, the indicator of how much of the country’s produced energy coming from the hydroelectric source, is 0% of total installed capacity (2013 estimate).
To indicate how much another renewable energy produced is 0% of total installed capacity (2013 estimate).
Telecommunication data of Hong Kong, calling code
To maintain the economy, the development of a reliable and modern telecommunications infrastructure is crucial. We can say the following about Hong Kong; modern facilities provide excellent domestic and international servicesdomestic: microwave radio relay links and extensive fiber-optic networkinternational: country code – 852; multiple international submarine cables provide connections to Asia, US, Australia, the Middle East, and Western Europe; satellite earth stations – 3 Intelsat (1 Pacific Ocean and 2 Indian Ocean); coaxial cable to Guangzhou, China (2015).
Transport infrastructure in Hong Kong
In the 21st century, we often say that the world has become small and there are no distances anymore. With widespread air travel when (sometimes) there are no visa restrictions, it is easy to reach other countries, but if the distance is not too long, we can also use railway or water transportation.
The number of airports in Hong Kong: 2 (2013), and the number of heliports: 9 (2013).
The total length of the roadways in Hong Kong: total: 2,100 km, paved: 2,100 km (2015).
The total length of the waterways in Hong Kong: N/A.
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Facts & data about Hong Kong
Name of the country: conventional long way: Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, traditional short form: Hong Kong, local long form: Heung Kong Takpit Hangching Ku (Eitel/Dyer-Ball); Xianggang Tebie Xingzhengqu (Hanyu Pinyin), local short state: Heung Kong (Eitel/Dyer-Ball); Xianggang (Hanyu Pinyin)abbreviation: HK, etymology: probably an imprecise phonetic rendering of the Cantonese name meaning “fragrant harbor”.
|Abbreviation: Hong Kong||Geographic coordinates:|
22 15 N, 114 10 E
|Country location: Southeast Asia|
|Capital of Hong Kong: N/A||GPS of the Capital:|
|Position: Eastern Asia, bordering the South China Sea and China|
|Land area: total: 1,108 sq km; land: 1,073 sq km, water: 35 sq km||Terrain: hilly to mountainous with steep slopes; lowlands in north||Area comparative: six times the size of Washington, DC|
|Population: 7,167,403 (July 2016 estimate)||Population grow rate: 0.35% (2016 estimate)||Sex ratio: at birth: 1.12 male(s) / female, 0-14 years: 1.12 male(s) / female, 15-24 years: 1.08 male(s) / female, 25-54 years: 0.74 male(s) / female, 55-64 years: 0.94 male(s) / female, 65 years and over: 0.89 male(s) / female, total population: 0.87 male(s) / female (2016 estimate)|
|Exports: $487.7 billion (2016 estimate), $505.7 billion (2015 estimate)||Imports: $509.5 billion (2016 estimate), $528.5 billion (2015 estimate)||Import partners: China 49%, Japan 6.4%, Singapore 6.1%, US 5.2%, South Korea 4.3% (2015)|
|Urbanization: urban population: 100% of the total population (2015)||Major urban area(s): Hong Kong 7.26 million (2014)||Median age: total: 44 years; male: 43.2 years, female: 44.5 years (2016 estimate)|
|Internet users: total: 6.066 million. Percent of the population: 85% (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (fixed lines): total subscriptions: 4,327,286. Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 61 (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (mobile, cellular): total: 16.736 million. Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 234 (July 2015 estimate)|
|Unemployment rate: 3.6% (2016 estimate)||Nationality: Chinese/Hong Kongeradjective: Chinese/Hong Kong||National holidays: National Day (Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China), 1 October (1949)|
|Life expectancy at birth: total population: 82.9 years. Male: 80.3 years, female: 85.8 years (2016 estimate)||Total fertility rate: 1.19 children born / woman (2016 estimate)||Birthrate: 9.1 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)|
|Literacy: N/A||Legal system: mixed legal system of common law based on the English model and Chinese customary law (in matters of family and land tenure)||Suffrage: 18 years of age in direct elections for half of the Legislative Council seats and all of the seats in 18 district councils; universal for permanent residents living in the territory of Hong Kong for the past 7 years220,000 members of functional constituencies for the other half of the legislature and a 1,200-member election committee for the chief executive drawn from broad sectoral groupings, central government bodies, municipal organizations, and elected Hong Kong officials|
|Industries: textiles, clothing, tourism, banking, shipping, electronics, plastics, toys, watches, clocks||Industrial production growth rate: 2% (2016 estimate)||GDP real growth rate: 1.4% (2016 estimate) 2.4% (2015 estimate) 2.7% (2014 estimate)|
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