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Encyclopedia > Yau Tsim Mong District
Yau Tsim Mong
District emblem
Sovereign state Flag of People's Republic of China People's Republic of China
Administrative region Flag of Hong Kong Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Location within the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
(Satellite image)
District Council Chairman Chan Man-yu
Constituencies 16
Area
  –Land
  –Water
6.55 km²
km²
km²
Population
  –Total (2006)
  –Density

280,548
40,136/km²
Latitude
Longitude

Official website:
Yau Tsim Mong District Council

Yau Tsim Mong District (Traditional Chinese: 油尖旺區) is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. It is located in the west of Kowloon. It had a population of 282,020 in 2001. The district has the third highest population density. Its name is the acronym of three of its areas: Yau Ma Tei, Tsim Sha Tsui, and Mong Kok. It is the core urban area of Kowloon. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... An emblem consists of a pictorial image, abstract or representational, that epitomizes a concept - often a concept of a moral truth or an allegory. ... This article discusses states as sovereign political entities. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Peoples_Republic_of_China. ... Due to Chinas large population and area, the political divisions of China have always consisted of several levels since ancient times. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Hong_Kong. ... Hong Kong (香港; Cantonese IPA: ; Jyutping: hoeng1 gong2; Yale: heūng góng; pinyin: Xiānggǎng; Wade-Giles: Hsiang-kang) is one of the two Special Administrative Regions of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The District Councils (區議會 and formerly District Boards) are district organizations in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). ... This is a list of constituencies of Hong Kong. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... 2006 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Latitude,usually denoted symbolically by the Greek letter phi, , gives the location of a place on Earth north or south of the equator. ... Longitude, sometimes denoted by the Greek letter λ (lambda),[1][2] describes the location of a place on Earth east or west of a north-south line called the Prime Meridian. ... Traditional Chinese characters refers to one of two standard sets of printed Chinese characters. ... 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... In modern day Hong Kong, Kowloon refers to the urban area made up of Kowloon Peninsula and New Kowloon, bordered by the Lei Yue Mun strait in the east, Mei Foo Sun Chuen and Stonecutters Island in the west, Tates Cairn and Lion Rock in the north, and... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Backronym and Apronym (Discuss) Acronyms and initialisms are abbreviations, such as NATO, laser, and ABC, written as the initial letter or letters of words, and pronounced on the basis of this abbreviated written form. ... Yau Ma Tei (Traditional Chinese: or 油蔴地) , also spelled as Yaumatei, Yau Ma Ti, Yaumati or Yau-ma-Tee, is an area in the Yau Tsim Mong district, in the south of the Kowloon peninsula in Hong Kong, China. ... The Clock Tower in Tsim Sha Tsui is a famous landmark of Hong Kong. ... Mong Kok or Mongkok (Chinese: 旺角; the English name is a transliteration of its older name 望角 or 芒角) is an area in the Yau Tsim Mong District on Kowloon Peninsula, Hong Kong, China. ...


Yau Tsim Mong District was formally two districts: Yau Tsim District and Mong Kok District. Sovereign state  Peoples Republic of China Administrative region  Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Location within the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Satellite image) District Council Chairman Chan Man-yu Constituencies 16 Area   â€“Land   â€“Water 6. ... Mong Kok District (Chinese: 旺角區) was one of the districts of Hong Kong, covering the areas of Mong Kok and Tai Kok Tsui in Kowloon. ...

Contents

Areas within the district include:

Kowloon Peninsula (West)
Tai Kok Tsui Prince Edward
MTR Olympic
Station
Mong Kok
Mong Kok West Yau Ma Tei
MTR Kowloon
Station
Jordan
Kwun Chung
King's Park
Sea Tsim Sha Tsui Tsim Sha Tsui East

This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Prince Edward (太子; Pinyin: Taizi, literally Crown Prince) is the adjacent area of Prince Edward MTR station in Mong Kok, Yau Tsim Mong District of southern Kowloon, Hong Kong, named after the namesake road. ... Photograph of Olympic station Olympic (Traditional Chinese:奧運; Jyutping: ou3 wan6; pinyin: ào yùn) is a station on the Hong Kong MTR Tung Chung Line. ... Mong Kok or Mongkok (Chinese: 旺角; the English name is a transliteration of its older name 望角 or 芒角) is an area in the Yau Tsim Mong District on Kowloon Peninsula, Hong Kong, China. ... Mong Kok or Mongkok (Chinese: 旺角; the English name is a transliteration of its older name 望角 or 芒角) is an area in the Yau Tsim Mong District on Kowloon Peninsula, Hong Kong, China. ... Yau Ma Tei (Traditional Chinese: or 油蔴地) , also spelled as Yaumatei, Yau Ma Ti, Yaumati or Yau-ma-Tee, is an area in the Yau Tsim Mong district, in the south of the Kowloon peninsula in Hong Kong, China. ... Kowloon ( Traditional Chinese: 九龍; Jyutping: gau2 lung4; pinyin: jiǔ lóng) is a station on the Hong Kong MTR Tung Chung Line and the Airport Express. ... A few residental blocks in Kwun Chung Kwun Chung (官涌) is an area to the southwest of Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon, Hong Kong. ... Kings Park (京士柏 or 皇囿) is an area east of Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon, Hong Kong. ... The Clock Tower in Tsim Sha Tsui is a famous landmark of Hong Kong. ... The Clock Tower in Tsim Sha Tsui is a famous landmark of Hong Kong. ...

Transportation

Five rail lines serve this district.


The area is served by the Tsuen Wan Line, Kwun Tong Line, Tung Chung Line and the Airport Express of the MTR metro system, as well as by the KCR East Rail. Tsuen Wan Line route map (with detailed interchanges) The Tsuen Wan Line is one of the six lines of the metro network in Hong Kong known as the MTR. It is indicated in red on the MTR map. ... The Kwun Tong Line is one of the six lines of the MTR network in Hong Kong. ... The Tung Chung Terminus The Tung Chung Line (東涌線) is one of the six lines of the MTR system in Hong Kong. ... This is the complete route map of the Airport Express. ... This article is about the metro system in Hong Kong. ... A rapid transit, underground, subway, tube, elevated, or metro(politan) system is a railway — usually in an urban area — with a high capacity and frequency of service, and grade separation from other traffic. ... Opening Date 10 October 1911 Stations 14 Number of trains 37 Service Area North District, Tai Po, Sha Tin, Yau Tsim Mong, Kowloon City The East Rail is one of the three lines of the KCRC network in Hong Kong. ...

  • Tsuen Wan Line and Kwun Tong Line converge from the north at Prince Edward Station, then Mong Kok and Yau Ma Tei where Kwun Tong Line terminates. Tsuen Wan Line continued to Jordan and Tsim Sha Tsui stations before crossing the harbour to Hong Kong Island.
  • Tung Chung Line has two stations along the west coast: Kowloon near Jordan and Olympic near Tai Kok Tsui. The former station is also served by the Airport Express.
  • The KCRC has a station in Mong Kok, while its current terminus Hung Hom is on the boundary between Yau Tsim Mong and Kowloon City districts. An extension has been opened to East Tsim Sha Tsui station, with a sub-surface passenger walkway to MTR Tsim Sha Tsui Station. All three KCRC stations in this district sees (and will see) some trains terminating.

Tsuen Wan Line route map (with detailed interchanges) The Tsuen Wan Line is one of the six lines of the metro network in Hong Kong known as the MTR. It is indicated in red on the MTR map. ... The Kwun Tong Line is one of the six lines of the MTR network in Hong Kong. ... Prince Edward (太子) is an MTR station located in Northern Mong Kok, Kowloon, under the junction of Nathan Road and Prince Edward Road (Prince Edward area). ... Mong Kok (旺角) is an MTR station located in the central area of Mong Kok, Kowloon. ... Yau Ma Tei (油麻地), formerly Waterloo (named after Waterloo Road), is an MTR station located in Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon. ... The Kwun Tong Line is one of the six lines of the MTR network in Hong Kong. ... Tsuen Wan Line route map (with detailed interchanges) The Tsuen Wan Line is one of the six lines of the metro network in Hong Kong known as the MTR. It is indicated in red on the MTR map. ... 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 GÇŽng) is the harbour between the Kowloon Peninsula and the... 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... The Tung Chung Terminus The Tung Chung Line (東涌線) is one of the six lines of the MTR system in Hong Kong. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... The Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (九廣鐵路公司), frequently abbreviated to KCRC, is wholly owned by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government and based in Hong Kong. ... Kowloon City (九龍城, Pinyin: Jiu3long2cheng2) is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. ... This article is about the metro system in Hong Kong. ... The Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (九廣鐵路公司), frequently abbreviated to KCRC or just KCR, is wholly owned by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government and based in Hong Kong. ...

Major Roads

Categories: Hong Kong geography stubs | Streets and roads in Hong Kong ... West Kowloon Highway (西九龍公路) is a section of Route 3, linking Western Harbour Crossing in the south and Tsing Kwai Highway in the north. ... The Western Harbour Crossing (abbreviation WHC; Chinese: 西區海底隧道) is an underwater tunnel in Hong Kong. ... Salisbury Road by the waterfront at Tsim Sha Tsui East. ...

Universities

  • Hong Kong Polytechnic University

HK Polytechnic University The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU or HKPU) (Traditional Chinese: ) is located in Hung Hom, Hong Kong, right next to the Hung Hom KCR station and the Kowloon side of the Cross-Harbour Tunnel. ...

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

  • Yau Tsim Mong District Council
  • List and map of electoral constituencies (large PDF file)

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Yau Tsim Mong District - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (279 words)
Yau Tsim Mong District (油尖旺區) is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong.
Yau Tsim Mong District was formally two districts: Yau Tsim District and Mong Kok District.
The KCRC has a station in Mong Kok, while its current terminus Hung Hom is on the boundary between Yau Tsim Mong and Kowloon City districts.
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