Hong Kong - An Introduction

Hong Kong is a vibrant cosmopolitan city at the south-eastern tip of China. With an area of 1,104 square kilometres, the city is made up of Hong Kong Island, Kowloon Peninsula and the New Territories (including more than 200 outlying islands). Strategically located at the heart of Asia, Hong Kong has built a reputation as a regional business hub, a natural gateway bridging East and West, and the home of a highly productive workforce.

You can find more information about Hong Kong - its government structure, economy, geography, climate, languages, etc by clicking:

Fact Sheets

The Hong Kong Fact Sheets series provide useful information about Hong Kong on a comprehensive range of topics, ranging from government system to economic, social and livelihood matters.

Government Yearbook

The Government Yearbook is an annual government publication which reviews the development of Hong Kong over the past year.

Basic Law

The Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) was adopted on 4 April 1990 by the Seventh National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China and came into effect on 1 July 1997. It is the constitutional document of the HKSAR and enshrines within a legal document the important concepts of "One Country, Two Systems", "Hong Kong people administering Hong Kong"and "high degree of autonomy". It also prescribes the various systems to be practised in the HKSAR.


Hong Kong builds its success as a world-renowned international financial, business and trade hub on its top-notch talent pool, excellent infrastructure, first-rate telecommunications network and a government that is committed to free trade.

Learn more about Hong Kong's overall economic situation, including its GDP growth; external trade; retail sales; consumer price index; property, labour and financial markets, etc on the following website:


Browse the latest statistics on Hong Kong (e.g. population, labour, external trade, consumer price, GDP, energy, housing and property, business performance of key sectors) and access various statistical reports and publications on

Brand Hong Kong

Brand Hong Kong symbolises Hong Kong's heritage while reflecting the city's forward-looking and innovative nature. Since it was launched in 2001, the visual identity of a flying dragonand the "Asia's world city"brandline have become synonymous with Hong Kong.

Hong Kong's Attributes - Cosmopolitan, Connected, Diverse, Dynamic, Secure

Central night view Financial district in Central Melting pot of cultures HK International Art Fair Wind sailing at Lung Kwu Tan, Tuen Mun