Overview

Geographical situation:

  • Area: 1.102 Km2

Map of Hong Kong

Government

  • Special Admistrative Region (SAR) of Popular China
  • Chief executive: Sir Donald Tsang, since June, 25th 2005

Economy

  • Currency: Hong Kong dollar
  • GNP (2009): 210 700 millions US$
  • GNP/inhabitant (2006): 36 500 US$ (2009): -2,7%
  • Growth rate (2009):4,1%

Population

  • Population (2009):6 800 000 inhabitants
  • Etnic chinese represent 90% of the population. Half of the population lives in Kowloon or on Hong Kong island.

Languages

  • Cantonese and english. Mandarin, progressively introduced in schools, is spoken by a third of the population.

Religions

  • All great religions are present: Buddhism, Christianism, Hinduism, Muslim, Taoism

More informations on Hong Kong:

Guides

A french guide S'installer à Hong Kong published by the French Economic Representation and available for download.

 

 

 

 

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