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Nam Chung (hanzi : 南涌, pinyin : nán chong) is situated in the north eastern New Territories of Hong Kong, to the west of the Shataukok Hoi or Stirling Inlet, opposite the town of Shataukok. Technical note: Due to technical limitations, some web browsers may not display some special characters in this article. ... Pinyin (拼音, pīnyīn) literally means join (together) sounds (a less literal translation being phoneticize, spell or transcription) in Chinese and usually refers to Hànyǔ Pīnyīn (汉语拼音, literal meaning: Han language pinyin), which is a system of romanization (phonetic notation and transliteration to roman script) for Standard Mandarin used in the... The New Territories (Chinese: 新界 Xin1jie4) is the area of land in Hong Kong, north of the Kowloon peninsula, south of Shenzhen He / Shum Chun River (深圳河) and Hong Kongs outlying islands (including Lantau Island, Lamma Island, Cheung Chau, and Peng Chau), leased from Qing China to Britain in... Sha Tau Kok (traditional Chinese: 沙頭角) is a town in the northeastern corner of Hong Kong. ...


Nam Chung is located at the northern end of the Wilson Trail a 78 km long-distance footpath opened in January 1996. The Wilson Trail (衛奕信徑) is a 78km long-distance footpath in Hong Kong. ... This is a list of some long-distance footpaths used for walking and hiking. ...


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