Where is Hong Kong?

Alexey Ganzenko
Alexey Ganzenko
February 18, 2013
Where is Hong Kong?

In search of an answer to the question of where on the Hong Kong map, it is necessary to refer to the map of China and find the place where the Zhujiang River flows into the South China Sea. It is here, on the Kowloon peninsula washed from the east, south and west, Hong Kong is located (coordinates of the main island: 22 ° 15'18 "N and 114 ° 11'42" E). The territory of the Special Administrative Region covers more than 260 islands, the largest of which are Lamma, Lantau and actually Hong Kong - the place where the financial center and administrative authority of the territory is located. The northern coast of the main island is formed by the southern coast of Victoria Bay. From the north, the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone, which is part of Guangdong Province, adjoins the territory. The special administrative region can be divided into three components: Koulon, Hong Kong itself and the New Territories.

Where is Hong Kong? 60 km to the east of Macau, having chosen the opposite side of the mouth of the Zhujiang. The highest point of Hong Kong is Mount Taimoshan located in the New Territories, its height is 985 m. Here, in the north-west, there are several lowlands.There is in Hong Kong and the river –Ynthun.