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Hong Kong 2.755 km², since 1997 Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People Republic of China, a special administrative region of the Peoples Republic of China, located on Chinas south coast, bordering Guangdong in the North and the South China Sea in the east. Hong Kong is located on the confluence of the Pearl river to the South China Sea and reaches over a peninsula and about 260 appertaining islands. Concerning the populousness Hongkong is with about 7 millions of inhabitants the thirdlargest metropolitan area of the Peoples Republic of China. View from the office of Hong Kong Observatory in direction west, beginning left, Kowloon Park, Green Island, Kau Yi Chau and in the background the Sunset Peak.
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Hongkong 2.755 km² seit 1997 Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People Republic of China, eine Sonderverwaltungszone an der Südküste der Volksrepublik China. Hongkong liegt an der Mündung des Perlflusses in das südchinesische Meer und erstreckt sich über eine Halbinsel und rund 260 dazu gehörenden Inseln. Hongkong ist hinsichtlich der Bevölkerungszahl mit rund 7 Mio Einwohnern die drittgrößte Metropolregion der Volksrepublik China. Blick vom Bürogebäude des Wetterdienstes in Honkong Richtung Westen, von links beginnend, Kowloon Park, Green Island, Kau Yi Chau, und im Hintergrund den Sunset Peak.
Tsim Sha Tsui (Chinese 尖沙咀 or 尖沙嘴), often abbreviated as TST, also known as Tsim Tsui (尖咀 or 尖嘴) by local people, is an urbanized area in the Yau Tsim Mong District in southern Kowloon, Hong Kong. Tsim Sha Tsui East is a piece of land reclaimed from the Hung Hom Bay east of Tsim Sha Tsui. The area is bounded north by Austin Road and in the east by Hong Chong Road. Geographically, Tsim Sha Tsui is a cape on the tip of the Kowloon Peninsula pointing towards Victoria Harbour. Several villages had been established in this location before Kowloon was ceded to the British Empire in 1860. "Tsim Sha Tsui" in Chinese means "sandy mouth". It was also known as Heung Po Tau (香埗頭), i.e. a port for exporting incense tree. Tsim Sha Tsui is a major tourist hub in metropolitan Hong Kong, with many shops and restaurants that cater to tourists. Many of the museums in the territory are located in the area. Tsim Sha Tsui is also a great place to watch Christmas lightings during December every year. Tall ... Read more about Tsimshatsui on Wikipedia