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Encyclopedia > Wong Tai Sin District

Wong Tai Sin (黃大仙; Pinyin Huang2da4xian1) is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. It is located in Kowloon. Population (2000): 432,400. Pinyin (拼音, pÄ«nyÄ«n) literally means join (together) sounds (a less literal translation being phoneticize, spell or transcription) in Chinese and usually refers to HànyÇ” PÄ«nyÄ«n (汉语拼音, literal meaning: Han language pinyin), which is a system of romanization (phonemic notation and transcription to Roman script) for Standard Mandarin. ... 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... Location within China In modern day Hong Kong, Kowloon (九龍; Cantonese IPA:; Jyutping: gau2 lung4; Mandarin Pinyin: JiÇ”lóng; lit. ...


The district contains the following areas: Diamond Hill, Wang Tau Hom, Lok Fu, Chuk Yuen, Wong Tai Sin, Tsz Wan Shan, Fung Wong, Choi Hung and Choi Wan, an area that includes several major public housing estates. Diamond Hill (鑽石山) is a hill in Kowloon, Hong Kong. ... Wong Tai Sin (黃大仙; Pinyin Huang2da4xian1) is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. ... Tsz Wan Shan (慈雲山 pinyin: ci2 yun2 shan1) is a residential area in Hong Kongs Kowloon peninsula, part of Wong Tai Sin district, located at the foot of the Temple Hill. ...


The district derives its name from the Wong Tai Sin Temple, dedicated to Wong Tai Sin, which is located there. Worshippers at the main altar of Wong Tai Sin Temple. ... Wong Tai Sin (黃大仙; Pinyin: Huáng Dàxian), literally translates to the Great Immortal Wong. ...


In the district, there is a nunnery called Chi Lin nunnery. It is a famous tourist point. It is build in Tong Dynasty style.


Transport

Wong Tai Sin is served by Lung Cheung Road and the Kwun Tong Line of the MTR metro system. The stations are Lok Fu, Wong Tai Sin, Diamond Hill and Choi Hung. The Kwun Tong Line is one of the six lines of the MTR network in Hong Kong. ... Logo of the MTR corporation Causeway Bay station on the Island Line. ... Metro and Subway redirect here. ... Lok Fu (樂富, Jyutping: lok6 fu3; lit. ... Wong Tai Sin (黃大仙, Jyutping: wong4 daai6 sin1) is a station on the Hong Kong MTR Kwun Tong Line. ... Categories: Hong Kong geography stubs | Rail stubs | MTR stations ... Choi Hung (彩虹, Jyutping: coi2 hung4; Rainbow) is a station on the Hong Kong MTR Kwun Tong Line. ...


See also

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...

External links

  • Wong Tai Sin District Council
  • Electoral Boundary map
  • Mondophoto.net - 579 Public Domain photos of Hong Kong and Wong Tai Sin


Districts of Hong Kong Flag of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Island: Central and Western | Eastern | Southern | Wan Chai
Kowloon (including New Kowloon): Kowloon City | Kwun Tong | Sham Shui Po | Wong Tai Sin | Yau Tsim Mong
New Territories: Islands | Kwai Tsing | North | Sai Kung | Sha Tin | Tai Po | Tsuen Wan | Tuen Mun | Yuen Long

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