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Hong Kong has a A climate with distinct seasons.

A sub-tropical marine


Hong Kong is cold and dry in winter under the influence of A from the Mainland.

A monsoon


According to the record of the HK observatory, A are the months during which HK is most likely to be affected by tropical cyclones, although gales are not unusual at any time B.

A July and September
B between May and November


According to the HK observatory, about A of the rain falls in the months between B in HK.

A 80%
B May and September


The HK observatory provides detailed information about current and seasonal weather by the ´dial the weather system ‘. The telephone number is A.

A 1878200


Up to February 2019, the total land area of HK is about A km2. The territory is made up of HK island, Kowloon peninsula, and the New Territories which includes B outlying islands.

A 1106.66
B 262


The largest island in HK is A with an approximate area of B km2.

A Lantau Island
B 147


The 3 largest islands in HK are A, B, and C.

A Lantau island
B HK Island
C Chek Lap Kok


The easternmost outlying island of HK is A.

A Tung Ping Chau


The southernmost outlying island of HK is A.

A Po Toi Island


According to the provisional figures of the HK census and statistics department, HK’s population as at mid 2019 is over A.
People of Chinese descent comprise the vast majority of the population, with foreign nationals comprising about B.

A 7.52 million
B 8%


As at october 2019, a total of A country parks in HK have been designated for the purposes of nature conservation, countryside recreation and outdoor education. There are B special areas created mainly for the purpose of nature conservation.

A 24
B 22


The rocks of HK comprises about 50% of A rocks which are mainly distributed in the countryside, 35% of B rocks formed by lava intrusion, acidic and basic veins, 15% of C rocks, and very small amount of metamorphic rocks.

A Volcanic
B Granitic
C Sedimentary


Most of the wetlands in HK are found in the A part of the NT. These wetlands have B functional and also amenity values.

A north-western
B ecological


According to AFCD, HK has about A mangrove stands. They are distributed in 6 districts : SK, NW NT, A, Deep Bay, Lantau Island and HK island.

A 60
B Tolo Harbour


Located on the North western corner of HK, the Mai Po and Inner Deep Bay wetlands is recognized as A under the Ramsar convention in 1995.

A Wetland of International Importance


The western coast of the Pearl River estuary, within HK waters, is a habitat for the A.
They are listed as a B Key protected Species in Mainland China.

A Chinese White Dolphins
B Grade 1 National


Tung ping chau has the youngest rocks of Hong Kong, about A years old.

A 65 million


The longest river inHK is A
It runs B km long from the northeast to the southwest discharging into C.

A Shenzhen river
B 37
C Shenzhen bay


The highest peak in HK with an altitude of A metres is called B.

A 957
B Tai Mo Shan


The lowest point in HK is A metres below Principal Datum, located in the B, north of Po Toi Island.

A 66
B Beaufort Channel


According to the HK census and statistics department, at the end of 2018, A was the most densely populated district with 60560 persons per km2.

A Kwun Tong