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Encyclopedia > Kowloon Peninsula

The Kowloon Peninsula, commonly referred to as Kowloon, is a peninsula, in the south of the mainland part of the Hong Kong territory. Historically speaking, it refers to the ceded territories of Kowloon in 1860, but geographically it covers the entire Kowloon, south of the mountain ranges of Lion Rock, Kowloon Peak, etc.


Kowloon Bay is located at the north east of the peninsula.


See also:



Major islands and peninsulas in Hong Kong
Main islands (by size): Lantau | Hong Kong Island | Lamma | Chek Lap Kok | Tsing Yi | Kau Sai Chau | Po Toi | Cheung Chau | Tung Lung Chau | Kat O | Wong Wan Chau | Hei Ling Chau | Tap Mun Chau | Ap Lei Chau | Tai A Chau (Soko Islands) | Tung Ping Chau | Peng Chau | Ma Wan | Ninepin Group | The Brothers | Green Island | Waglan | Kowloon Rock
Former islands: Kellett Island | Stonecutters Island | Hoi Sham Island | Channel Rock | Tsing Chau | Mong Chau | Chau Tsai | Nga Ying Chau
Peninsulas: Kowloon | Sai Kung | Clear Water Bay | Stanley | Shek O | Cape D'Aguilar

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Kowloon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (482 words)
Kowloon is located north of Hong Kong Island and south of the mainland part of the New Territories.
The part of Kowloon south of Boundary Street, together with Stonecutters Island, was ceded from Qing China to Britain under the Convention of Peking of 1860.
Large-scale development of Kowloon began in the early 20th Century, with the construction of the Kowloon-Canton Railway, the Kowloon Wharf, and the Kai Tak Airport.
Kowloon Tong - definition of Kowloon Tong in Encyclopedia (187 words)
Kowloon Tong (九龍塘; pinyin: jiu3 long2 tang2) is an area in Hong Kong's Kowloon peninsula, part of Kowloon City district.
For the primary education and secondary education, most top schools in Kowloon peninsula are located in the district.
Kowloon Tong is served by the stations of the same name of the KCR railway (East Rail) and of the MTR metro system (Kwun Tong Line).
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