The city is made up of four parts: Hong Kong Island, Kowloon Peninsula, the New Territories and the Outlying Islands. Hong Kong Island is the center of economy, politics, entertainment and shopping. Northern Hong Kong Island is the main commercial, shopping and entertainment area; the residential ar ...
Hong Kong(meaning fragrant harbour) is a place with multiple personalities, as a result of being both Cantonese Chinese and under a more recent contemporary ex-British influence. Today, the former British colony is a major tourism destination for China's increasingly affluent mainland population. It ...
Hong Kong maintains a separate and independent immigration system from that of mainland China. This means that, unlike mainland China, most visitors do not need to obtain visas in advance. However, it also means that a visa is still required to enter mainland China from Hong Kong.
Information and Service
Emergency call 999 Useful numbers Complaint hot line (including taxi complaint): 2527 7177 Tourist Hot line of Hong Kong Tourism Board: 2508 1234 The Immigration Department of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region: 2824 6111 Postal Directory Hot line: 2921 2222 Area Code 00852 Zip code 999077 Work Hours of Government and Office 9a.m to 5p.m (dinner time from 1p.m to 2p.m) Monday through Friday and 9a.m to 1p.m Saturday Work Hours of Banks 9a.m to 4p.m (no break ...