Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong meaning Incense Harbour is located on China's south coast and borders Guangdong province in the north and faces the South China Sea.

Hong Kong's long, irregular and curvaceous coastline allows the territory to produce many bays, rivers and beaches. It is mostly hilly to mountainous with steep slopes.

Hong Kong has been made a top tourist attraction is Eastern Asia for the vast tourist attractions available in the city.

About Hong Kong, China

Country flag
Short Name
HKG
Capital
Hong Kong
Language
Chinese, English
Population
6,985,200
Area
1,104 km²
Calling Code
+852

National Olympic Committee

Country flag
NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE
Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong China
Recognition Year
1951
Address
2/F Olympic House, 1 Stadium Path, So Kon Po, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Culture

Hong Kong is frequently described as a place where East meets West and a global centre of trade this can be reflected in its population with their customs, economic infrastructure, education and culture.

Martial Arts are increasingly popular due to the entertainment nature. 

Several Hollywood performers originate from Hong Kong cinema, notably Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan.

Sports

Baseball, softball, netball and table tennins are popular sports in Hong Kong. 


Outdoor recreation in parks is the way of life for many of the people in Hong Kong, they are used for walking, running, and martial arts, among other activities, while remoter locations are used for kite flying, picnicking, hiking, cycling, and camping.

Hong Kong provides a superb setting for pleasure sailing, waterskiing, canoeing, and other water sports.

Climate

Hong Kong's climate is subtropical and is known for being unpredictable.

Tropical cyclones, or typhoons, generally occur between June and October.

Summer is hot and humid with occasional showers and thunderstorms.

Winter usually starts sunny and becomes colder and cloudier, with the occasional cold front bringing strong, cooling winds from the north.

The most pleasant seasons are spring and autumn, which is generally sunny and dry.

Frost occurs only once or twice a year and snow is almost unheard of.

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