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Encyclopedia > Districts of Hong Kong

The territory of Hong Kong is divided in 18 administrative districts

(Population as of 2000)


Hong Kong Island

Kowloon (New Kowloon included)

New Territories (New Kowloon excluded)

Population density

The population density per district varies from 470 (Islands) to 55,000 (Kwun Tong) per sq. km. Before the combination of Mong Kok and Yau Tsim districts, Mong Kok had got the highest density.

See also

External links

  • District Councils (http://www.districtcouncils.gov.hk)
  • Hong Kong population and area by district: 1999 (http://www.demographia.com/db-hkdbd99.htm), htm format, 2001 (http://www.demographia.com/db-hkdbd19912001.pdf), pdf format

  Results from FactBites:
Encyclopedia: Hong-Kong (1688 words)
Hong Kong consists of Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and the New Territories.
Besides that, Hong Kong is bordering the city of Shenzhen in the north.
Hong Kong is by population the fourth largest metropolitan area of the PRC (see List of cities in China).
Districts of Hong Kong - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (958 words)
The District Administration Scheme commenced in 1982 with the establishment of a district board and a district management committee in each of the districts in Hong Kong.
The second-term district councils, comprising 529 members (400 elected, 102 appointed by the Chief Executive and 27 ex officio who are chairmen of the rural committees in the New Territories), commenced on January 1, 2004.
To enhance communication between the district management committee and the district council, the district council chairman, vice chairman and chairmen of district council committees are invited to join district management committee as members.
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