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Encyclopedia > Kowloon City

Kowloon City (九龍城, Pinyin: Jiu3long2cheng2) is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. It is located in Kowloon. Population (2000): 406,000. Area: approx. 10 km.


Kowloon City District is chiefly a residential area.


Areas include: Ho Man Tin, Hung Hom, Kai Tak, Kowloon Tong, Ma Tau Wai, To Kwa Wan, Whampoa Garden.

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History

Part of the district was the location the original "Kowloon City", see Kowloon Walled City. This is now Walled City Park.


The former Kai Tak International Airport was located in the district.


Sights

Colleges and universities

See also

  • List of buildings, sites and areas in Hong Kong

External links

  • Kowloon City District Council (http://www.districtcouncils.gov.hk/klc/english/welcome.htm)
  • Electoral Boundary map (http://www.info.gov.hk/eac/pdf/distco/maps/dc2003g.pdf)



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Kowloon City - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (186 words)
Kowloon City (九龍城) is an area in New Kowloon of Hong Kong.
Kowloon City District is chiefly a residential area.
While Kowloon City District remains admistrative, the proper Kowloon City area is vaguely bounded south by Prince Edward Road and north with Wong Tai Sin and east with Kowloon Tong.
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