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ISO code: HKG
Dialing code: +852
Internet Country Code: .hk

Introduction - Brief History
Occupied by the UK in 1841, Hong Kong was formally ceded by China the following year; various adjacent lands were added later in the 19th century. Pursuant to an agreement signed by China and the UK on 19 December 1984, Hong Kong became the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China on 1 July 1997. In this agreement, China has promised that, under its "one country, two systems" formula, China's socialist economic system will not be imposed on Hong Kong and that Hong Kong will enjoy a high degree of autonomy in all matters except foreign and defense affairs for the next 50 years.

Airports
Hong Kong Airports

Business
Hong Kong Business

Government
Hong Kong Government

Hotels

Languages Spoken:
Chinese (Cantonese), English; both are official

Museums
University Museum and Art Gallery: Hong Kong Media - Asia

Religion: eclectic mixture of local religions 90%, Christian 10%

Media
Commercial Radio - 88.1
RTHK - 90.3 FM

Search Engines
Hong Kong Search Engines


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Lowest Point: South China Sea 0 m 
Highest Point: Tai Mo Shan 958 m




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