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Other Hong Kong topics Culture - Economy Education - History - Politics Hong Kong Portal The Geography of Hong Kong primarily consists of three main territories: Hong Kong Island, Kowloon Peninsula, and the New Territories. ... Other Hong Kong topics Culture - Economy Education - History - Politics Hong Kong Portal The following is a list of areas of Hong Kong. ... The following is a list of bays in Hong Kong: Hong Kong Island Quarry Bay Aldrich Bay / Shau Kei Wan, also Buffalo Bay Repulse Bay Causeway Bay Kowloon and New Kowloon Kowloon Bay Hung Hom Bay Ngau Tsz Wan To Kwa Wan Cheung Sha Wan Lai Chi Kok Bay New... Hong Kong has a long coastline which is full of twists and turns with many bays and beaches. ... This is a list of buildings and structures in Hong Kong. ... List of channels, straits and passages in Hong Kong This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. ... The following is a list of cities, towns and new towns in Hong Kong. ... Although Hong Kong is regarded as one of the worlds great cities, out of the total 1,092 km² of land, about three-quarters is countryside. ... As of March 26, 2004, there are 79 declared monuments in Hong Kong. ... The ecology of Hong Kong is mostly affected by the results of climatic changes. ... The following is a list of harbours in Hong Kong: Victoria Harbour (維多利亞港), (維港) Aberdeen Harbour (香港仔海港) Double Haven (印洲塘) Port Shelter (牛尾海) Inner Port Shelter (西貢海) Tolo Harbour (吐露港) Tai Tam Harbour... Other Hong Kong topics Culture - Economy Education - History - Politics Hong Kong Portal Lakes of Hong Kong: Brides Pool Po Chu Tam Inspiration Lake This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. ... Other Hong Kong topics Culture - Economy Education - History - Politics Hong Kong Portal The Marine Parks Ordinance protects and conserves the marine environment and a rich collection of aquatic animals and plants, such as corals, sea grasses and dolphins. ... The following is a list of mountains, peaks and hills in Hong Kong: // Tallest peaks of Hong Kong Tai Mo Shan - 958 m Lantau Peak (Fung Wong Shan) - 934 m, on Lantau Island Sunset Peak (Tai Tung Shan) - 869 m, on Lantau Island Ma On Shan - 702 m Wong Leng... Other Hong Kong topics Culture - Economy Education - History - Politics Hong Kong Portal Most of the public parks and gardens are managed by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department. ... Other Hong Kong topics Culture - Economy Education - History - Politics Hong Kong Portal Reservoirs in Hong Kong are spread fairly evenly over the entire 1,103 km² of Hong Kong. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... The following is a list of villages in Hong Kong. ...

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The Hong Kong SAR consists of a mainland area and 262 islands. There are several peninsulas on the mainland area and on the islands. Chinese people in Hong Kong have adopted many western folkways, but a substantial number of them still adhere to traditional Chinese traditions on various aspects of social living; for instance family solidarity, “courtesy and face” in interpersonal relationship. ... The History of Hong Kong began as a coastal island geographically located in southern China. ... Other Hong Kong topics Culture - Economy Education - Geography - History Hong Kong Portal Politics of Hong Kong takes place in a framework of a political system dominated by the Peoples Republic of China, an own legislature, the Chief Executive as the head of government, and of a pluriform multi-party... A peninsula in Croatia A peninsula (from the latin words paene insula, almost island) is a geographical landform consisting of an extension of a body of land from a larger body of land, surrounded by water on three sides. ...


Most notably, Hong Kong Island is historically the political and commercial centre of Hong Kong. It was the site of the initial Victoria City colonial settlement, where the financial district of Central is now located. Most of the other islands are commonly referred to as Outlying Islands. 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... Hong Kong became a British colony in 1842. ... 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. ... Outlying Islands (離島) is groups of islands surrounding mainland New Territories and Kowloon, and Hong Kong Island within the territories of Hong Kong. ...


Kowloon Peninsula, opposite to Hong Kong Island, across Victoria Harbour is another notable commercial centre in Hong Kong. The Kowloon Peninsula, commonly referred to as Kowloon, is a peninsula, in the south of the mainland part of the Hong Kong territory. ... 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 Gǎng) is the harbour between the Kowloon Peninsula and the...


In terms of the districts of Hong Kong, while one of the 18 districts is called the Islands District, many islands of Hong Kong are actually not part of that district, which only consists of some twenty large and small islands in the southern and the south-western waters of Hong Kong. These islands belong to respective districts depending on their locations. 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 Islands District (離島區) is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. ...

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Peninsulas

Partial list of peninsulas - and the district they belong to:


Mainland

  • Kowloon Peninsula - Geographically, it refers to the area south of the mountain ranges of [[Beacon Hill, Hong Kong Beacon Hill, Lion Rock,Tate's Cairn, Kowloon Peak, etc. and covers five districts itself. Historically, only the portion south of Boundary Street was ceded to Britain by the Convention of Peking Road in 1860, covers only two and a half of the area of the five districts.
  • Stanley
  • Sai Kung Peninsula
  • Clear Water Bay Peninsula
  • Wan Chai on Hong Kong Island

Hong Kong Island

Cape DAguilar or Hok Tsui (鶴嘴) is a cape in the south of Shek O and DAguilar Peak on southeastern Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong. ... Shek O (石澳) is a beachside village in the Southern District, Hong Kong, that includes Shek O Country Park, Shek O and Cape DAguillar (鶴咀). Shek O is famous for beautiful scenery and good environment, which is why many Canto-pop MVs are produced there. ...

Lantau Island

Chi Ma Wan (芝麻灣) is a bay on southeastern Lantau Island, New Territories, Hong Kong. ... The Islands District (離島區) is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. ...

Former peninsulas

This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Yau Tsim Mong District (油尖旺區) is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. ... Land reclamation is either of two distinct practices. ...

Islands

Partial list of islands (excluding the Hong Kong Island itself) - and the district they belong to: 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...

A Chau (鴉洲) is an island in the inner most of Starling Inlet in the north-eastern New Territories of Hong Kong. ... The Adamasta Rock (北長洲石) is an undersea rock in the centre of the busy Adamasta Channel between the Chi Ma Wan Peninsula of Lantau Island and Cheung Chau island, in Hong Kong. ... Ap Chau Mei Pak Tun Pai (鴨洲尾白墩排) is a small island in the Crooked Harbour near Ap Lo Chun between Ap Chau and Sai Ap Chau in the north-eastern New Territories of Hong Kong. ... Ap Chau Pak Tun Pai (鴨洲白墩排) is a small island in the Crooked Harbour near Ap Lo Chun between Ap Chau and Sai Ap Chau in the north-eastern New Territories of Hong Kong. ... Ap Chau (鴨洲) or Robinson Island is an island in the Crooked Harbour, in the north-eastern New Territories of Hong Kong. ... Ap Lei Chau (鴨脷洲), or Aberdeen Island, is an island of Hong Kong, located south-west of Hong Kong Island, next to Aberdeen Harbour and Aberdeen Channel, with an area of 1. ... Ap Lei Pai (鴨脷排) is an island linked to the south of Ap Lei Chau in Hong Kong. ... Ap Lo Chun (鴨螺春) is a small island in Crooked Harbour in the north-eastern New Territories of Hong Kong. ... Ap Tan Pai (鴨蛋排) is a small island in the Crooked Harbour near Ap Lo Chun between Ap Chau and Sai Ap Chau in the north-eastern New Territories of Hong Kong. ... Ap Tau Pai (鴨兜排) is a small island between Yan Chau Tong and Crooked Harbour in the north-eastern New Territories of Hong Kong. ... Bay Islet or See Chau (匙洲) is an islands in Sai Kung, Hong Kong. ... Breaker Reef, one of the 235 islands of Hong Kong, under the administration of Tai Po District, is located in Tolo Channel (赤門海峽), where is in the North-east of New Territories (æ–°ç•Œ). Categories: | ... Bun Bei Chau (崩鼻洲) is a small island in Sai Kung, Hong Kong. ... Chau Tsai Kok (洲仔角) is an island off an island Tap Mun in the northeastern New Territories of Hong Kong, opposite to the town of Tap Mun. ... Chau Tsai (洲仔) was a small island off the southern shore of Tsing Yi Island of Hong Kong. ... Because of technical limitations, some web browsers may not display some special characters in this article. ... Port Island (or Chek Chau, 赤洲) is one of the 235 islands of Hong Kong, under the administration of Tai Po District. ... Chek Lap Kok (Chinese: 赤鱲角; Jyutping: cek3 laap6 gok3; Cantonese IPA: ; Pinyin: Chìliè Jiǎo; Red Perch Cape) is an island in the western waters of Hong Kong. ... Cheung Chau (Traditional Chinese: ; lit. ... Flat Island(銀洲)is one of the 235 islands of Hong Kong, under the administration of Tai Po District, is located in Hoi Ha Wan(海下灣), where Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park (海下灣海岸公園) is located. ... Green Island can refer to: // In Australia Green Island National Park, Queensland Green Island Nature Reserve, Tasmania Green Island Nature Reserve, Western Australia Buller, Whittell And Green Islands Nature Reserve, Western Australia In the British Isles Green Island, Isles of Scilly Green Island, Jersey, Channel Islands In the U.S... Hau Tsz Kok Pai (孝子角排) is one of the 235 islands of Hong Kong, under the administration of Tai Po District. ... Hei Ling Chau (喜靈洲) is an island of Hong Kong, located east of Lantau Island. ... Kau Sai Chau (滘西洲) is an island located off the coast of Sai Kung, Hong Kong. ... Kau Yi Chau (交椅洲, formerly Kau I Island or Kau-i-chau), also known as Tai Kau Yi Chau (大交椅洲), is an island between Peng Chau and Green Island in Hong Kong. ... Kowloon Rock (九龍石) is an island in the middle of Kowloon Bay in Hong Kong. ... Sok Kwu Wan, Lamma Island Lamma Island Power Station and Hung Shing Yeh beach Lamma Island (Chinese: 南丫島), also known as Pok Liu Chau (博寮洲) or simply Pok Liu (博寮), is the third largest island in Hong Kong and part of the Islands District, Hong Kong. ... Map of Lantau Island, Hong Kong Lantau Island (based on the local old name of Lantau Peak 爛頭 Làntóu, Ragged Head; 大嶼山/大屿山 pinyin: DàyÇ” shān, Cantonese: Tai yue shan, Big Island Mountain), also Lantao, is the largest island in Hong Kong, located at the mouth of the Pearl... High Island or Leung Shuen Wan (糧船灣洲) is an island in the southeast of Sai Kung Peninsula, Hong Kong. ... Green Island (青洲) is an island off the northwest coast of Kennedy Town on the Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong, separated by the Sulphur Channel. ... Lung Kwu Chau (龍鼓洲) is an island at the northwest water of Hong Kong. ... Ma Shi Chau (馬屎洲 cantonese: ma5 si2 zau1) is one of the 235 islands of Hong Kong, under the administration of Tai Po District. ... Ma Wan (馬灣) is an island of Hong Kong, located between Lantau Island and Tsing Yi Island. ... Map of Pelee island and Middle Island. ... Moon Island or Mo Chau is an island in the Tai Po District of Hong Kong. ... Nam Fung Chau (南風洲), one of the 235 islands of Hong Kong, under the administration of Sai Kung District, is located in Rocky Harbour (Leung Shuen Wan Hoi 糧船灣海). Categories: | ... Flat Island or Ngan Chau (銀洲) is an islands of between Heung Leung Kok and Ocean Point in the north shore of Sai Kung Peninsula of Hong Kong. ... The Ninepin Group is a group of islands in the easternmost waters of Hong Kong. ... Peaked Hill, also known as Kai Yek Kok (雞翼角), is an island on the westmost point of Hong Kong territories. ... Peng Chau (坪洲 in pinyin: Píngzhōu; in Jyutping: ping4 zau1; literal meaning: Flat Islet) is a small island located off the north-eastern coast of Lantau Island. ... Ping Chau Ping Chau Ping Chau Ping Chau (Chinese: ; pinyin: Píng Zhōu) is an island in Hong Kong, China. ... The Poi To islands (蒲苔群島) are a small group of sparsely inhabited islands (a population of around 200) located south-east of Hong Kong Island, off Stanley, Hong Kong. ... Towns Several towns in the United States are named Castle Rock: Castle Rock, Colorado Castle Rock, Washington Castle Rock, Wisconsin Castle Rock Township, Minnesota There is also Castle Rock, Maine, a fictional town used by Stephen King as the setting for a number of his works. ... Po Toi (蒲苔島) is the main island of the Po Toi Islands in Hong Kong. ... Waglan Island (橫瀾島) is a member of the Po Toi group of islands in Hong Kong. ... Pyramid Rock (尖柱石) is one of the 235 islands of Hong Kong, under the administration of Sai Kung District. ... Round Island is the name of many islands. ... Sam Pui Chau (三杯酒), one of the 235 islands of Hong Kong, under the administration of Tai Po District, is located in Three Fathoms Cove (Kei Ling Ha Hoi, 企嶺下海), north-east of Hong Kong. ... Sha Chau (沙洲) is an island at the northwest water of Hong Kong. ... Shelter Island may refer to: Shelter Island (town), New York Shelter Island (CDP), New York Shelter Island, Hong Kong This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Shui Cham Tsui Pai (水浸咀排) is one of the 235 islands of Hong Kong, under the administration of North District. ... Soko Islands (索罟群島) is a group of islands in Hong Kong. ... Siu A Chau (小鴉洲) is an island of Hong Kong, part of the Soko Islands group, located south of Lantau Island. ... Tai A Chau (大鴉洲) is an island of Hong Kong, part of the Soko Islands group, located south of Lantau Island. ... Yuen Kong Chau (圓崗洲) is one of the 235 islands of Hong Kong, under the administration of Sai Kung District, is located in Rocky Harbour (Leung Shuen Wan Hoi 糧船灣海). Categories: | ... Sunshine Island (日光島 or 晨曦島), also known as Chau Kung To (周公島) indigenously, is a companion island of Hei Ling Chau in Hong Kong. ... Tai O (Traditional Chinese: ) is a fishing town, partly located on an island of the same name, on the western side of Lantau Island in Hong Kong. ... Tang Lung Chau is a small island to the west of Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong. ... Tap Mun Chau or Grass Island (塔門) is an island of Hong Kong, located in the northeastern part of the territory, north of the Sai Kung peninsula. ... The Brothers may mean: The Brothers, an important double summit in the Olympics of Washington state The Brothers Wilderness, a wilderness area surrounding them The Brothers, small islands in Hong Kong The Brothers, a 2001 movie This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that... Town Island (伙頭墳洲) is an island of Hong Kong. ... Tsing Chau (青洲) was an island in the Kwai Chung area of Hong Kong, sitting on the mouth of Gin Drinkers Bay, by the side of Rambler Channel, opposite to Tsing Yi Island. ... Tsing Yi (青衣), or Tsing Yi Island (青衣島) is an island of Hong Kong, to the northwest of Hong Kong Island. ... Tung Lung Chau (東龍洲, lit. ... Wong Wan Chau (往灣洲) or Double Island is an island located in the north-eastern part of Hong Kong. ... Yuen Kong Chau (圓崗洲) is one of the 235 islands of Hong Kong, under the administration of Sai Kung District, is located in Rocky Harbour (Leung Shuen Wan Hoi 糧船灣海). Categories: | ...

Former islands

Channel Rock (海峽石) was a big rock in the midst of Kowloon Bay in the east Victoria Harbour of Hong Kong, opposite to Kwun Tong Ferry Pier. ... Kai Tak Airport was the popular name and former site of the international airport of Hong Kong until 1998-07-06, when Hong Kong International Airport was moved to new facilities at Chek Lap Kok. ... Tseung Kwan O (Chinese: 將軍澳, Cantonese Jyutping: zoeng1 gwan1 ou3; Cantonese IPA: ; Mandarin Pinyin: JiāngjÅ«n Aò; formerly Junk Bay) is a new town in Hong Kong, mainly built on reclaimed land in the northern half of the bay after which it is named. ... The position of Sai Kung District within the Hong Kong S.A.R. Sai Kung (西貢; pinyin: Xi1gong4; Cantonese: sai1 gung3) is the second-largest of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. ... Land reclamation is either of two distinct practices. ... Hoi Sham Island (海心島), also called To Kwa Wan Island (土瓜灣島), is a former island in Kowloon Bay off the coast at To Kwa Wan, Kowloon City district, Hong Kong. ... Kellett Island (奇力島, also 燈籠洲 in Chinese) is a former island off East Point in Hong Kong. ... Large crowds of shoppers can be seen in Causeway Bay. ... The Eastern district (東區) is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. ... Lam Chau (欖洲) was one of the two original islands that made up the site of the current Hong Kong International Airport. ... Nga Ying Chau (牙鷹洲), or Cap Island, was a island off the northeast shore of Tsing Yi Island of Hong Kong, separated by a small harbour, Mun Tsai Tong (門仔塘), and Tsuen Wan is at its northeast, just across the Rambler Channel. ... Tsing Yi (青衣), or Tsing Yi Island (青衣島) is an island of Hong Kong, to the northwest of Hong Kong Island. ... Stonecutters Island (昂船洲) is a former island in Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong. ... The Kowloon Peninsula, commonly referred to as Kowloon, is a peninsula, in the south of the mainland part of the Hong Kong territory. ... Tsing Chau (青洲) was an island in the Kwai Chung area of Hong Kong, sitting on the mouth of Gin Drinkers Bay, by the side of Rambler Channel, opposite to Tsing Yi Island. ... Tsing Chau - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Gin Drinkers Bay (醉酒灣, literally Drunkards Bay) or Gin Drinkers Bay is also known as Lap Sap Wan (垃圾灣). It was a bay in Kwai Chung, Hong Kong. ... Gin Drinkers Bay (醉酒灣, literally Drunkards Bay) or Gin Drinkers Bay is also known as Lap Sap Wan (垃圾灣). It was a bay in Kwai Chung, Hong Kong. ... Kwai Chung (Chinese: 葵涌; Cantonese IPA: , Jyutping: kwai4 cung1; Mandarin Pinyin: kuí chōng) is an area in the New Territories of Hong Kong. ... Stone of Tsing Yi Bridge (The Bridge is on the right. ... Mong Chau (芒洲) was an island off South Kwai Chung, in Rambler Channel, Hong Kong. ... Chau Tsai (洲仔) was a small island off the southern shore of Tsing Yi Island of Hong Kong. ... Tsing Yi (青衣), or Tsing Yi Island (青衣島) is an island of Hong Kong, to the northwest of Hong Kong Island. ... Nam Wan Kok (南灣角) is a cape in the southeast corner of Tsing Yi Island. ... Rumsey Rock was a rock in Hung Hom Bay, Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong. ... Tsim Sha Tsui (尖沙嘴; Cantonese Jyutping: zim1 sa1 zeoi2, Hanyu Pinyin: Jiānshāzǔi) or simply TST is an area in the Yau Tsim Mong District of southern Kowloon, Hong Kong. ... Hung Hom Kwun Yum Temple Hong Kong Polytechnic University The landmark of Whampoa Garden, a ship-like shopping centre building. ... Yuen Chau Tsai was formerly an island of Hong Kong. ...

Largest islands

The following is a list of the largest islands of the territories, sorted by area (km²):

  1. Lantau Island 146.38
  2. Hong Kong Island 80.4
  3. Lamma Island 13.55
  4. Chek Lap Kok - the site of the airport platform, 12.70 km²
  5. Tsing Yi Island 10.25
  6. Kau Sai Chau 6.69
  7. Po Toi 3.69
  8. Cheung Chau 2.45
  9. Tung Lung Chau 2.42
  10. Crooked Island (Kat O) 2.35
  11. Wong Wan Chau (Double Island) 2.13
  12. Hei Ling Chau 1.93
  13. Tap Mun Chau (Grass Island) 1.69
  14. Ap Lei Chau 1.30
  15. Tai A Chau 1.19
  16. Ping Chau 1.16
  17. Peng Chau 0.98
  18. Ma Wan 0.96

Map of Lantau Island, Hong Kong Lantau Island (based on the local old name of Lantau Peak 爛頭 Làntóu, Ragged Head; 大嶼山/大屿山 pinyin: DàyÇ” shān, Cantonese: Tai yue shan, Big Island Mountain), also Lantao, is the largest island in Hong Kong, located at the mouth of the Pearl... 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: XiānggÇŽngdÇŽo) is the island where the colonial settlement of the Hong Kong territory... Sok Kwu Wan, Lamma Island Lamma Island Power Station and Hung Shing Yeh beach Lamma Island (Chinese: 南丫島), also known as Pok Liu Chau (博寮洲) or simply Pok Liu (博寮), is the third largest island in Hong Kong and part of the Islands District, Hong Kong. ... Chek Lap Kok (Chinese: 赤鱲角; Jyutping: cek3 laap6 gok3; Cantonese IPA: ; Pinyin: Chìliè Jiǎo; Red Perch Cape) is an island in the western waters of Hong Kong. ... Tsing Yi (青衣), or Tsing Yi Island (青衣島) is an island of Hong Kong, to the northwest of Hong Kong Island. ... Kau Sai Chau (滘西洲) is an island located off the coast of Sai Kung, Hong Kong. ... Po Toi (蒲苔島) is the main island of the Po Toi Islands in Hong Kong. ... Cheung Chau (Traditional Chinese: ; lit. ... Tung Lung Chau (東龍洲, lit. ... Kat O Chau or Crooked Island (吉澳洲) is an island of Hong Kong located in the north-east of the territory. ... Wong Wan Chau (往灣洲) or Double Island is an island located in the north-eastern part of Hong Kong. ... Hei Ling Chau (喜靈洲) is an island of Hong Kong, located east of Lantau Island. ... Tap Mun Chau or Grass Island (塔門) is an island of Hong Kong, located in the northeastern part of the territory, north of the Sai Kung peninsula. ... Ap Lei Chau (鴨脷洲), or Aberdeen Island, is an island of Hong Kong, located south-west of Hong Kong Island, next to Aberdeen Harbour and Aberdeen Channel, with an area of 1. ... Tai A Chau (大鴉洲) is an island of Hong Kong, part of the Soko Islands group, located south of Lantau Island. ... Ping Chau Ping Chau Ping Chau Ping Chau (Chinese: ; pinyin: Píng Zhōu) is an island in Hong Kong, China. ... Peng Chau (坪洲 in pinyin: Píngzhōu; in Jyutping: ping4 zau1; literal meaning: Flat Islet) is a small island located off the north-eastern coast of Lantau Island. ... Ma Wan (馬灣) is an island of Hong Kong, located between Lantau Island and Tsing Yi Island. ...

See also

Other Hong Kong topics Culture - Economy Education - History - Politics Hong Kong Portal The Geography of Hong Kong primarily consists of three main territories: Hong Kong Island, Kowloon Peninsula, and the New Territories. ... The territory of Hong Kong has a highly developed and sophisticated transportation network, encompassing both public and private transport. ... The ferryboat Dongan Hills, filled with commuters, about to dock at a New York City pier, ca. ... 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... This is a list of islands of the Peoples Republic of China. ...

External links

  • Islands District Council website
  • Former islands


Major islands in Hong Kong Flag of Hong Kong
Major islands (by size): Lantau | Hong Kong Island | Lamma | Chek Lap Kok | Tsing Yi | Kau Sai Chau | Po Toi (Po Toi, Waglan) | Cheung Chau | Tung Lung Chau | Kat O | Wong Wan Chau | Hei Ling Chau | Tap Mun Chau | Ap Lei Chau | Soko Islands (Tai A Chau, Siu A Chau) | Ping Chau | Peng Chau | Ma Wan | Ninepin Group | The Brothers | Green Island | Kowloon Rock
Former islands: Kellett Island | Stonecutters Island | Hoi Sham Island | Channel Rock | Tsing Chau | Mong Chau | Chau Tsai | Nga Ying Chau | Lam Chau | Rumsey Rock 


Image File history File links Flag_of_Hong_Kong. ... Map of Lantau Island, Hong Kong Lantau Island (based on the local old name of Lantau Peak 爛頭 Làntóu, Ragged Head; 大嶼山/大屿山 pinyin: DàyÇ” shān, Cantonese: Tai yue shan, Big Island Mountain), also Lantao, is the largest island in Hong Kong, located at the mouth of the Pearl... 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: XiānggÇŽngdÇŽo) is the island where the colonial settlement of the Hong Kong territory... Sok Kwu Wan, Lamma Island Lamma Island Power Station and Hung Shing Yeh beach Lamma Island (Chinese: 南丫島), also known as Pok Liu Chau (博寮洲) or simply Pok Liu (博寮), is the third largest island in Hong Kong and part of the Islands District, Hong Kong. ... Chek Lap Kok (Chinese: 赤鱲角; Jyutping: cek3 laap6 gok3; Cantonese IPA: ; Pinyin: Chìliè Jiǎo; Red Perch Cape) is an island in the western waters of Hong Kong. ... Tsing Yi (Chinese: ), or Tsing Yi Island (Traditional Chinese: ) is an island of Hong Kong, to the northwest of Hong Kong Island. ... Kau Sai Chau (滘西洲) is an island located off the coast of Sai Kung, Hong Kong. ... The Poi To islands (蒲苔群島) are a small group of sparsely inhabited islands (a population of around 200) located south-east of Hong Kong Island, off Stanley, Hong Kong. ... Po Toi (蒲苔島) is the main island of the Po Toi Islands in Hong Kong. ... Waglan Island (橫瀾島) is a member of the Po Toi group of islands in Hong Kong. ... Cheung Chau (Traditional Chinese: ; lit. ... Tung Lung Chau (東龍洲, lit. ... Kat O Chau or Crooked Island (吉澳洲) is an island of Hong Kong located in the north-east of the territory. ... Wong Wan Chau (往灣洲) or Double Island is an island located in the north-eastern part of Hong Kong. ... Hei Ling Chau (喜靈洲) is an island of Hong Kong, located east of Lantau Island. ... Tap Mun Chau or Grass Island (塔門) is an island of Hong Kong, located in the northeastern part of the territory, north of the Sai Kung peninsula. ... Ap Lei Chau (鴨脷洲), or Aberdeen Island, is an island of Hong Kong, located south-west of Hong Kong Island, next to Aberdeen Harbour and Aberdeen Channel, with an area of 1. ... Soko Islands (索罟群島) is a group of islands in Hong Kong. ... Tai A Chau (大鴉洲) is an island of Hong Kong, part of the Soko Islands group, located south of Lantau Island. ... Siu A Chau (小鴉洲) is an island of Hong Kong, part of the Soko Islands group, located south of Lantau Island. ... Ping Chau Ping Chau Ping Chau Ping Chau (Chinese: ; pinyin: Píng Zhōu) is an island in Hong Kong, China. ... Peng Chau (坪洲 in pinyin: Píngzhōu; in Jyutping: ping4 zau1; literal meaning: Flat Islet) is a small island located off the north-eastern coast of Lantau Island. ... Ma Wan (馬灣) is an island of Hong Kong, located between Lantau Island and Tsing Yi Island. ... The Ninepin Group is a group of islands in the easternmost waters of Hong Kong. ... The Brothers or Mo To Chau (磨刀洲, or 大小磨刀洲) consist of two islands in Hong Kong, the East Brother (小磨刀洲) and the West Brother (大磨刀洲). The group of islands lie in the north of Lantau Island, midway between Chek Lap Kok (where Hong Kong International Airport is located), and Tuen Mun. ... Green Island (青洲) is an island off the coast of the northwest coast of Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong, separated by the Sulphur Channel. ... Kowloon Rock (九龍石) is an island in the middle of Kowloon Bay in Hong Kong. ... Kellett Island (奇力島, also 燈籠洲 in Chinese) is a former island off East Point in Hong Kong. ... Stonecutters Island or Ngong Shuen Chau (Chinese: 昂船洲) is a former island in Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong. ... Hoi Sham Island (海心島), also called To Kwa Wan Island (土瓜灣島), is a former island in Kowloon Bay off the coast at To Kwa Wan, Kowloon City district, Hong Kong. ... Channel Rock (海峽石) was a big rock in the midst of Kowloon Bay in the east Victoria Harbour of Hong Kong, opposite to Kwun Tong Ferry Pier. ... Tsing Chau (青洲) was an island in the Kwai Chung area of Hong Kong, sitting on the mouth of Gin Drinkers Bay, by the side of Rambler Channel, opposite to Tsing Yi Island. ... Mong Chau (芒洲) was an island off South Kwai Chung, in Rambler Channel, Hong Kong. ... Chau Tsai (洲仔) was a small island off the southern shore of Tsing Yi Island of Hong Kong. ... Nga Ying Chau (牙鷹洲), or Cap Island, was a island off the northeast shore of Tsing Yi Island of Hong Kong, separated by a small harbour, Mun Tsai Tong (門仔塘), and Tsuen Wan is at its northeast, just across the Rambler Channel. ... Lam Chau (欖洲) was one of the two original islands that made up the site of the current Hong Kong International Airport. ... Rumsey Rock was a rock in Hung Hom Bay, Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong. ...

Major peninsulas in Hong Kong Flag of Hong Kong
Kowloon | Sai Kung | Clear Water Bay | Stanley | Shek O | Cape D'Aguilar | Chi Ma Wan

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