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Encyclopedia > Central and Western District
Central and Western District
Official emblem] of Central and Western District
District emblem

Location within the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
(Click here for satellite image)
District Council Chairman Chan Tak-chor
Constituencies 15
Area
  –Land
  –Water
12.4 km²
km²
km²
Population
  –Total (2001)
  –Density

261,884
20,917/km²
Latitude
Longitude
22°17' N
114°09' E
Official website:
Central and Western District Council

The Central and Western District (Traditional Chinese: 中西區; pinyin: Zhōng Xī Qū) is one of the 18 districts of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China. Its population in the 2001 census was 261,884. Image File history File links CentralWestern_D.gif‎ This is the district emblem of the Central and Western District of Hong Kong. ... An emblem consists of a pictorial image, abstract or representational, that epitomizes a concept - often a concept of a moral truth or an allegory. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1454x1083, 188 KB) Drawn by Jerry Crimson Mann 09:22, 22 July 2005 (UTC). ... Hong Kong (香港; Cantonese IPA: ; Jyutping: hoeng1 gong2; Yale: heūng góng; pinyin: Xiānggǎng; Wade-Giles: Hsiang-kang) is one of the two Special Administrative Regions of the Peoples Republic of China. ... The District Councils (區議會 and formerly District Boards) are district organizations in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). ... This is a list of constituencies of Hong Kong. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... To help compare orders of magnitude of different geographical regions, we list here areas between 1,000 km² and 10,000 km². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of the Volunteer The United Nations Year of Dialogue Among Civilizations Events January January 1 - A black monolith measuring approximately nine feet tall appears in Seattles Magnuson Park, placed by an anonymous... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Latitude, usually denoted symbolically by the Greek letter φ, gives the location of a place on Earth north or south of the Equator. ... Longitude, sometimes denoted by the Greek letter λ (lambda),[1][2] describes the location of a place on Earth east or west of a north-south line called the Prime Meridian. ... Traditional Chinese characters are one of two standard sets of printed Chinese characters. ... Pinyin is a system of romanization (phonemic notation and transcription to Roman script) for Standard Mandarin, where pin means spell and yin means sound. The most common variant of pinyin in use is called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: HànyÇ” PÄ«nyÄ«n), also known as scheme... The territory of Hong Kong is divided in 18 administrative districts (Population as of 2000) Hong Kong Island Central and Western (274,400) Eastern (620,800) Southern (282,400) Wan Chai (190,300) Kowloon (New Kowloon included) Kowloon City (406,000) Kwun Tong (564,700) Sham Shui Po (372,200... The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the Peoples Republic of China (中華人民共和國香港特別行政區), mostly referred to as Hong Kong (香港; pronunciation), is one of the two Special Administrative Regions of the Peoples Republic of...


Central is the central business area, or financial district, of Hong Kong. Western is one of the areas of early development in Hong Kong. Both are located in the northern part of Hong Kong Island. The night view of the Central as viewed from Tsim Sha Tsui on the opposite side of the Victoria Harbour Central (Chinese: 中環; Jyutping: zung1 waan4; Cantonese IPA: ; Pinyin: Zhōnghuán) is an area located in Central and Western District, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong. ... The night view of the Island side as seen from the Kowloon side - the opposite side of the Victoria Harbour Hong Kong Island (Traditional Chinese: 香港島; Simplified Chinese: 香港岛; Cantonese Jyutping: hoeng1 gong2 dou2; Mandarin Pinyin: Xiānggǎngdǎo) is the island where the colonial settlement of the Hong Kong territory...

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History

Central was the site of Victoria City, the first British urban settlement in Hong Kong. In 1857, the British government expanded Victoria City and divided it into seven districts. The ones located in present-day Central and Western are: Sai Ying Pun, Sheung Wan, Tai Ping Shan, Central. Hong Kong became a British colony in 1842. ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Sai Ying Pun (西營盤) is an area in Western District of Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong. ... Sheung Wan (上環) is an area in Hong Kong, located in the north-west of Hong Kong Island (in between Central and Sai Ying Pun). ... Tai Ping Shan can refer to: Victoria Peak, Hong Kong the tenant areas near Tai Ping Shan Street 太平山街 on Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong This is a disambiguation page — a list of articles associated with the same title. ...


In 1880, Shek Tong Tsui was established, followed by Kennedy Town in the 20th century. 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Shek Tong Tsui is a town within the Central and Western District of Hong Kong. ... Kennedy Town (堅尼地城) is at the western end of Central and Western District, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong. ...


Politics

Corner of Pedder Street and Des Voeux Road Central, in Central.
Corner of Pedder Street and Des Voeux Road Central, in Central.
The night view of the Central and Western District
The night view of the Central and Western District

District councils in Hong Kong are primarily consultative bodies of the HKSAR government with very limited powers, primarily restricted to building and maintaining parks, open areas, recreational and cultural activities and tourist promotion. Download high resolution version (1280x960, 326 KB)A property owned by the MTR Corporation Limited. ... Download high resolution version (1280x960, 326 KB)A property owned by the MTR Corporation Limited. ... Download high resolution version (1024x768, 243 KB)Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong, China You are welcome to download the 1024 x 768 version and set as the wallpaper for your Windows desktop. ... Download high resolution version (1024x768, 243 KB)Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong, China You are welcome to download the 1024 x 768 version and set as the wallpaper for your Windows desktop. ... The District Councils (區議會 and formerly District Boards) are district organizations in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). ... The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the Peoples Republic of China (Chinese: 中華人民共和國香港特別行政區政府; see pronunciation; conventional short name Hong Kong Government, 香港政府), led by the Chief Executive is responsible for the administration of Hong Kong. ...


District council elections are held every four years; the last one was held on November 23, 2003 for terms beginning January 1, 2004. 15 constituency members are elected while 4 are appointed by the government. The constituency areas are smaller than the commonly used geographic areas, which are in turn based on the old 1857 and 1880 divisions. November 23 is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 38 days remaining. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ...

  • Chung Wan (中環)
  • Mid-Levels East (半山東)
  • Castle Road (衛城道)
  • Peak (山頂)
  • University (大學)
  • Kennedy Town (堅尼地城) and Mount Davis (摩星嶺)
  • Kwun Lung (觀龍)
  • Sai Wan (西環)
  • Belcher (寶翠)
  • Shek Tong Tsui (石塘咀)
  • Sai Ying Pun (西營盤)
  • Tung Wah (東華)
  • Centre Street (正街)
  • Water Street (水街)

Current members are:

Liberal Party (自由黨) is a liberal conservative political party in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the Peoples Republic of China. ... The Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong (DAB) (民主建港協進聯盟, formerly 民主建港聯盟, or 民建聯 in short) is the largest pro-Beijing political party in Hong Kong SAR of the PRC. Founded in 10 July 1992, the party has been headed by Ma Lik since December 2003. ... The Democratic Party (民主黨, Hanyu: mín zhÇ” dÇŽng, Jyutping: man zyu dong) is a pro-democracy and liberal political party in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Liberal Party (自由黨) is a liberal conservative political party in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the Peoples Republic of China. ... The Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong (DAB) (民主建港協進聯盟, formerly 民主建港聯盟, or 民建聯 in short) is the largest pro-Beijing political party in Hong Kong SAR of the PRC. Founded in 10 July 1992, the party has been headed by Ma Lik since December 2003. ... The Democratic Party (民主黨, Hanyu: mín zhÇ” dÇŽng, Jyutping: man zyu dong) is a pro-democracy and liberal political party in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the Peoples Republic of China. ... The Democratic Party (民主黨, Hanyu: mín zhÇ” dÇŽng, Jyutping: man zyu dong) is a pro-democracy and liberal political party in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Cyd Sau Lan HO (何秀蘭, 何秀兰, Cantonese IPA: Hɔ4 Sɐʊ3 Lɑn4, Jyutping: Ho4 Sau3 Laan4, Bopomofo: ㄏㄜˊㄒㄧㄡˋㄌㄢˊ, Wade-Giles: Ho2 Hsiu4 Lan2, Pinyin: Hé Xiùlán) (born 1954) She... The Legislative Council (abbreviated as LegCo; Chinese: 立法會, Pinyin: LìfÇŽ Huì; formerly 立法局, LìfÇŽ Jú) is the unicameral legislature of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the Peoples Republic of China. ... The Frontier (前綫) is a pro-democracy political group in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the Peoples Republic of China. ... The Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong (DAB) (民主建港協進聯盟, formerly 民主建港聯盟, or 民建聯 in short) is the largest pro-Beijing political party in Hong Kong SAR of the PRC. Founded in 10 July 1992, the party has been headed by Ma Lik since December 2003. ... The Democratic Party (民主黨, Hanyu: mín zhÇ” dÇŽng, Jyutping: man zyu dong) is a pro-democracy and liberal political party in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the Peoples Republic of China. ... The Democratic Party (民主黨, Hanyu: mín zhÇ” dÇŽng, Jyutping: man zyu dong) is a pro-democracy and liberal political party in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the Peoples Republic of China. ...

Demographics

Hong Kong's 2001 census put the total population of the district at 261,884, with 89,545 households. Among the 18 districts, Central and Western has the second highest median household income in the territory (HK$25,350 per month, behind only Wan Chai District, and is at a par with Wan Chai in median monthly per capita income, at HK$13,000 per month. In terms of average size of households, it is third smallest at 2.8 persons, behind only Wan Chai and Yau Tsim Mong District, at 2.7 each. This article is about the year 2001. ... 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... Household income may refer to one of the following articles: Median household income Household income in the United States This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title. ... ... Yau Tsim Mong District (油尖旺區) is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. ...


Geography and political subdivisions

Image:Simplifiedmapofcentralareas.gif
Map of Neighbourhoods in the Central and Western District

The district is located at 22°17′00″N, 114°09′00″E, based on the location of the General Post Office). With an area of 12.4 km², the district occupies the northwestern portion of Hong Kong Island. It is surrounded by Wan Chai District on the east, Southern District on the south, and Victoria harbour in the north. The district also encompasses Green Island and Little Green Island, two uninhabited islands to the west of Hong Kong Island. Hongkong Post (香港郵政) (formerly Royal Hongkong Post) is a department under the Hong Kong government, but it is operated as a trading fund. ... ... The Southern District (南區) is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. ... Victoria Harbour The night view of the Victoria Harbour with the skyscrapers in Central behind, viewed from Tsim Sha Tsui Victoria Harbour (Traditional Chinese: 維多利亞港; Simplified Chinese: 维多利亚港; Cantonese Jyutping: wai4 do1 lei6 aa3 gong2; Mandarin Pinyin: Wéiduōlìyà GÇŽng) is the harbour between the Kowloon Peninsula and the...


Areas from west to east along Victoria Harbour are: Kennedy Town, Sai Ying Pun, Sheung Wan, Central, Admiralty. Commerical buildings in Admiralty, Hong Kong, with the Conrad Hotel on the left and JW Marriott on the right Admiralty (Chinese: 金鐘, Pinyin: Jīnzhōng, lit. ...


Neighbourhoods within the district are listed from east to west.


Admiralty

Queens Road Central (皇后大道中), Queens Road East (皇后大道東) and Queens Road West (皇后大道西) are three roads on the northern shore of the Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong. ...

Central

Main article: Central, Hong Kong

Central is the business centre of Hong Kong, and many multinational financial services corporations have their headquarters there. The Government Hill, the site of the government headquarters, is also in Central. The night view of the Central as viewed from Tsim Sha Tsui on the opposite side of the Victoria Harbour Central (Chinese: 中環; Jyutping: zung1 waan4; Cantonese IPA: ; Pinyin: Zhōnghuán) is an area located in Central and Western District, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Government Hill is the hill in Hong Kong, bounded by Upper Albert Road on the south, Queens Road Central on the north, Garden Road on the east, and Gleanary on the west, on Hong Kong Island. ...


Central mid-levels escalator

Central-Mid-Levels escalator, passing through Soho at Elgin Street
Central-Mid-Levels escalator, passing through Soho at Elgin Street
Main article: Central-Mid-Levels escalator

The Central-Mid-levels escalator in Hong Kong is the longest outdoor covered escalator system in the world. The system is 800 meters long, connecting Des Voeux Road Central, in Central with Conduit Road in the Mid-levels, passing through narrow streets in Soho. Took at 26/2/2004 by KC Cheung File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Took at 26/2/2004 by KC Cheung File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... An entrance to the Central-Mid-levels escalator. ... Escalators at Canary Wharf, London. ... Des Voeux Road Central near Wing On Department Store in Sheung Wan Des Voeux Road West near Water Street in Sai Ying Pun (the blue tower in the background is the Liaison Office of the Central Peoples Government in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region) Des Voeux Road Central (德輔道中) and... The night view of the Central as viewed from Tsim Sha Tsui on the opposite side of the Victoria Harbour Central (Chinese: 中環; Jyutping: zung1 waan4; Cantonese IPA: ; Pinyin: Zhōnghuán) is an area located in Central and Western District, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong. ... Conduit Road (干德道) is a road in the Mid-Levels on Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong. ... Mid-levels (半山區) is a residential area on the Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong. ... Image:SoHo. ...


The escalator runs downhill from 6 am to 10 am and uphill from 10:30 am to midnight everyday. Apart from its significance in transport linkage, it is also a tourist attraction, with many restaurants, bars, and shops lining its route. For other uses, see Midnight (disambiguation) Midnight, literally the middle of the night, is a time arbitrarily designated to determine the end of a day and the beginning of the next in some, mainly Western, cultures. ... Toms Restaurant, a restaurant in New York made familiar by Suzanne Vega and the television sitcom Seinfeld A restaurant is an establishment that serves prepared food and beverages to order, to be consumed on the premises. ... Tourists sit outside a bar in Chiang Mai, Thailand A Depression-era bar in Louisiana. ... Drawing of a self-service store. ...


Bank of China Tower

Main article: Bank of China Tower

The Bank of China Tower in Central houses the headquarters of BOCHK. Designed by I. M. Pei, the 70 storey building's height is 315 meters with two masts reaching 369 meters. Construction began in 1985 and the building was completed in 1989. It was the first building outside the United States to exceed 1,000 feet and to exceed 300 metres. It was the tallest building in Hong Kong and Asia from 1989 to 1992, when the nearby, taller Central Plaza was completed. BOC Tower at night The Bank of China Tower (short: BOC Tower; 中銀大廈) is a huge skyscraper in Central, Hong Kong. ... The Louvre Pyramid, Paris Ieoh Ming Pei (Chinese: 貝聿銘; Pinyin: Bèi Yùmíng; b. ... The metre, or meter (symbol: m) is the SI base unit of length. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Central Plaza is the second tallest skyscraper in Hong Kong (tallest as of 2001) after IFC, Hong Kong Phase 2. ...


City Hall

Main article: City Hall, Hong Kong

Built in 1962, the City Hall complex housed the old central library of Hong Kong, as well as concert halls, restaurants and a marriage registry. The conference room of the former Urban Council was also at the lower building of the City Hall. Connaught Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, heading towards (From the left), the City Hall, Prince of Wales Building, and across the road Hong Kong Club Building. ...


The garden at the north-western side of the complex includes a memorial to those killed in Hong Kong during World War II.


Chinese People's Liberation Army Forces Hong Kong Building

Connaught Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, heading towards (From the left), the City Hall, Chinese People's Liberation Army Forces Hong Kong Building, and across the road Hong Kong Club Building. Central Plaza can be seen in the background.
Connaught Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, heading towards (From the left), the City Hall, Chinese People's Liberation Army Forces Hong Kong Building, and across the road Hong Kong Club Building. Central Plaza can be seen in the background.
Main article: Chinese People's Liberation Army Forces Hong Kong Building

The funnel-shaped Chinese People's Liberation Army Forces Hong Kong Building (formerly, and still commonly known as the Prince of Wales Building) housed the headquarters of the British garrison in Hong Kong until the territory's handover to the People's Republic of China on June 30, 1997. It now houses the local garrison of the People's Liberation Army and is formally known as Central Barracks, in line with PLA convention for naming barracks after the name of the locality. Download high resolution version (1024x1280, 237 KB)Photo of Connauhgt Road Central, Central, Hong Kong. ... Download high resolution version (1024x1280, 237 KB)Photo of Connauhgt Road Central, Central, Hong Kong. ... Connaught Road Central, Central, heading towards (from the left), the City Hall, Prince of Wales Building, and across the road the Hong Kong Club Building. ... Connaught Road Central, Central, heading towards (from the left), the City Hall, Prince of Wales Building, and across the road the Hong Kong Club Building. ... June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 184 days remaining. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For people named Garrison, see Garrison (disambiguation) Garrison House, built by William Damm in 1675 at Dover, New Hampshire Garrison (from the French garnison, itself from the verb garnir, to equip) is the collective term for the body of troops stationed in a particular location, originally to guard it, but... This does not cite its references or sources. ...


Other landmarks

The Headquarter of HSBC is a landmark in the Central and Western District of Hong Kong

The Cenotaph, London A ceremony at the Cenotaph, London, on Sunday 12th June 2005, remembering Irish war dead Memorial Cenotaph, Hiroshima, Japan A cenotaph is a tomb or a monument erected in honor of a person or group of persons whose remains are elsewhere. ... Chater Garden (遮打花園), located in the Central District of Hong Kong, is a park directly east of the Legislative Council building. ... Connaught Road Central, Central, heading towards (from the left), the City Hall, Prince of Wales Building, and across the road the Hong Kong Club Building. ... Edinburgh Place is a square in Central, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, near the Hong Kong City Hall and Star Ferry Pier. ... Queens Pier at night Queens Pier (皇后碼頭) is a pier in Edinburgh Place, Central, Hong Kong. ... Lower deck of a Star Ferry in the morning Old Star Ferry Pier in Central, Hong Kong. ... The entrance of the Exchange Square The Exchange Square (交易廣場) is a building located in Central, Hong Kong. ... Legislative Council Building The Former Supreme Court Building is located in Central, Hong Kong, along the eastern side of Statue Square. ... Harcourt Park is a non-profit cottaging corporation in Ontario, Canada, composed of 6,900 acres (28 km²) of land, 18 lakes, and 600 surveyed properties that are individually leased in favour of private ownership. ... The Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens is one of the oldest zoological and botanical centres in the world. ... The Hong Kong Club (香港會所) is an exclusive business and dining club in the heart of Central, next to the Statue Square. ... Mid-levels#Hong Kong Park to be merged in Hong Kong Park (Chinese: 香港公園; Cantonese IPA: , Jyutping hoeng1 gong2 gung1 jyun2; Mandarin Pinyin: Xiānggǎng Gōngyuán) is a public park, located next to Cotton Tree Drive, in Central, Hong Kong, China. ... HSBC Hong Kong Headquarters The HSBC Hong Kong headquarters building (officially HSBC Main Building) is located along the southern side of Statue Square, in Central, at the location of the old City Hall, Hong Kong (built 1869, demolished 1933). ... Two ifc International Finance Centre (abbr. ... Jardine House (怡和大廈) is an office tower in Central, Hong Kong, which, when construction finished in 1973, was the first office tower in Hong Kong and the tallest building in the former British Crown Colony. ... Lan Kwai Fong in the daytime. ... The Legislative Council (abbreviated as LegCo; Chinese: 立法會, Pinyin: Lìfǎ Huì; formerly 立法局, Lìfǎ Jú) is the unicameral legislature of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Lippo Centre. ... Bank of China Building as viewed from Cheung Kong Center. ... The Peak Tram The Peak Tramway (Traditional Chinese: ) is a funicular railway in Hong Kong, which carries both tourists and residents to the upper levels of Hong Kong Island. ... St. ... St. ... Image:SoHo. ... The Statue Square is located in Chater Road Image:HK Statue Square 1910. ... Download high resolution version (800x624, 198 KB)This is a good photograph for showing the prosperity of the Central District in Hong Kong, where the headquarters of many financial services corporations are located. ... Download high resolution version (800x624, 198 KB)This is a good photograph for showing the prosperity of the Central District in Hong Kong, where the headquarters of many financial services corporations are located. ...

Mid-levels

The facade of the Government House. ...

Sai Ying Pun

Sai Ying Pun Community Complex has a Victorian facade with a morden building superimposed on it Sai Ying Pun Community Complex is located at 2 High Street, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong. ...

Sheung Wan

A screen showing financial news at The Center, an office complex in Central. ...

Secondary schools

Arranged by alphabetical order of their full names in each category.


Government-administered schools

Aided schools King’s College (英皇書院), in Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, was founded on its present site in 1926. ...

Schools under Direct Subsidy Scheme (DSS) Raimondi College is an integrated Catholic primary and secondary school in Mid-Levels, Hong Kong. ... St. ... Established in 1875, St. ... St. ... St Stephens Girls College was one of the first girls schools in Hong Kong. ... Ying Wa Girls School in Hong Kong was founded in 1900 by Miss Helen Davies of the former London Missionary Society. ... The Direct Subsidy Scheme is a system instituted by the Hong Kong Education and Manpower Bureau (a division of the Hong Kong government) as a means to enhance the quality of private schools in Hong Kong at the kindergarten, primary, and secondary levels. ...

  • Hon Wah Middle School [11],[12]
  • St. Margaret's Girls' College, Hong Kong [13]
  • St. Paul's Co-educational College [14]
  • St. Paul's College [15]

International schools St. ... St. ...

Vocational and night schools (privately-funded) The German Swiss International School (Deutsch-Schweizerische Internationale Schule) was established in 1969 as the first international school for German-speaking expatriates in Hong Kong. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The English Schools Foundation (Chinese: 英基學校協會, abbreviated: ESF or 英基) is a non-profit organisation that runs 20 educational institutions, most of them international schools, across Hong Kong. ...

St. ...

Tertiary institutions

The University of Hong Kong (HKU ; Chinese: 香港大學; Jyutping: hoeng1 gong2 daai6 hok6; Mandarin Pinyin: ) is the oldest tertiary institution in Hong Kong, China. ... Caritas Francis Hsu College is self-financing degree-granting institution in Hong Kong. ...

See also

The following is a list of buildings, sites and areas in Hong Kong: List of the 18 districts of Hong Kong, with a partial list of their sub-areas and streets Hong Kong Island Central and Western Central Admiralty Kennedy Town Mid-levels Sai Ying Pun Shek Tong Tsui Sheung... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

External links

  • Central and Western District Council
  • List and map of electoral constituencies (large PDF file)

References


The U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), before 2004 known as the National Imagery and Mapping Agency (NIMA), was established October 1, 1996, by the National Imagery and Mapping Agency Act of 1996. ...

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Kowloon (including New Kowloon): Kowloon City | Kwun Tong | Sham Shui Po | Wong Tai Sin | Yau Tsim Mong
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