Surface:The total land area of Hong Kong is around 1,042 sq km.
Population: The population of Hong Kong is around 6,980,412. Chinese comprise 95%25 of the population; the remaining 5%25 percent include other groups.
System of government: Hong Kong has a limited democracy.
Religion: About 90%25 of the population practice a folk version of Buddhism. Christians, Muslims, Sikhs and Hindus are also present.
Official Language: The official languages are Cantonese and English.
Government: Hong Kong has a limited democracy.
Climate: Hong Kong has a subtropical climate characterised by cool, humid winters and hot, rainy summers.
Units of measure and electricity: Hong Kong follows the metric system of measurement and the official electricity unit is 220V, 50 Hz.
Time Zone: The Hong Kong standard time is GMT + 8.
Currency: Hong Kong Dollar (1 Euro = 10.52 HKD).
Travel documents required: Visas and ID cards are necessary for travel to Hong Kong.
I must admit we were fortunate to stay with friends, however this only enhanced a very enjoyable holiday. The flight (Emirates A380) set us off on a great start, and it just got better. The transportation was cheap, whether by tram or MTR (which is superb. There was no hint of us being unsafe, even though we did manage to lose ourselves in the 'old quarter' a couple of times. If you really to eat 'McDonalds' then that is available but the local Chinese food leaves our 'takeaway chinese' in the shade. Be a bit adventurous and enjoy it - you won't regret it, and there is lots to do.
Their MTR (train system is fantastic ). Easy to use and many connectivity. Taxi is plenty too. Even buses to & fro from airport is cheap. Direction map at train station is very informative. The rate is not expensive. By using the Octopus card to get around is very convenience. This card can also be used for taxi & buses. Even 7-11 store accept this card. Some restaurant also accept this card.