Hong Kong on the first acquaintance can overwhelm. But if looked more deeply, it will intensify the holiday pleasures you were expecting. A perfect mix of an urban modernity and civilization with a scintillating taste of the Chinese culture, Hong Kong can boast to have a large number of tourist audiences attracted to its turbulent History and formation. Utterly safe and fantastically well organized, it offers little moments of perfection. If it’s pampering you’re after, money can buy the ultimate luxuries in a city well used to serving its tiny, moneyed elite. Yet Hong Kong is also a city of simple pleasures. Having shoppers’ paradise in almost all parts of the country, having an International Airport which gives the first impression of its indigenous infrastructure, Hong Kong will inexplicably give you the most luxurious moments of a perfect metropolitan city. Explore the magic of Hong Kong at its best!
Capital : Hong Kong Central.
Total Area : Approx 1,104 sq kilometers (426 sq miles)
Time Zone : Hong Kong Time (GMT + 8.00).
ISD Code : +852.
Official Language : Chinese, English.
Currency : Hong Kong Dollar (HKD)
Religion : Christianity is predominant. However more than half of the Hong Kong residents do not believe in any religion. 80% of Hong Kong locals claim no religion.
Climate : Though it is situated just south of the Tropic of Cancer, Hong Kong has a humid subtropical climate. Summer is hot and humid with occasional showers and thunderstorms, and warm air coming from the southwest. Summer is when typhoons are most likely, sometimes resulting in flooding or landslides. Winters are mild and usually start sunny, becoming cloudier towards February; the occasional cold front brings strong, cooling winds from the north.
Best Time to Travel : Hong Kong can be traveled to and enjoyed in all the months of the year.