About HK

Hong Kong - An Introduction

Hong Kong is a vibrant cosmopolitan city at the south-eastern tip of China. With an area of 1,106.66 square kilometres, the city is made up of Hong Kong Island, Lantau Island, Kowloon Peninsula and the New Territories (including 262 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, public holidays, geography, climate, population, languages, etc by clicking:http://www.gov.hk/en/about/abouthk/facts.htm

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", "high degree of autonomy" and "Hong Kong people administering Hong Kong". It also prescribes the various systems to be practised in the HKSAR.


With its ideal location in fast-growing Asia and riding on the opportunities brought by the Mainland economy, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has developed into an international business, trade and financial hub, as well as a renowned tourist city, providing high value-added and knowledge-intensive services to the globalised world. Hong Kong also serves as the gateway to the Mainland for overseas investors as well as a platform for Mainland enterprises to go global.

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

Learn more about Hong Kong's overall economic situation


Browse the latest statistics on Hong Kong (e.g. population, labour, external trade, national income and balance of payments, consumer price, four major industries and other selected industries, technology, Hong Kong profile, energy, housing and property, etc.) and access various statistical reports and publications on

Learn more about the latest statistics on Hong Kong

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 dragon and the "Asia's world city" brandline have become synonymous with Hong Kong.

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