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Hong Kong is a country south of China made up of 230 islands, Lantau Island being the largest.
It is divided into three regions, Central, Kowloon, and New Territories.
Hong Kong is also the financial center of Asia and is the fourth most expensive city in the world to live.
There are more Rolls Royce per capita than any other place in the world.
Population in 1998 was 6.7 million people. That is 6,100 people per square kilometer.
In 1842 Britian took over Hong Kong on a 99 year agreement. In July of 1997 it was returned to China as a SAR (Special Administrative Region).
Exchange rate is 7.75 Hong Kong dollars to 1 US dollar.
Victoria Harbour is the third busiest harbour in the world and an important link between Mainland China and the Western World.
Cars are righthand drive and they drive on the lefthand side of the road. This shows a British influence on the country.