Hong Kong

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Travel information about Hong Kong

Hong Kong means a “Fragrant Harbor” is the world’s fourth most populated territory with the total area of 2,755 km2 (1,064 sq mi) and a population of 7,374,900. It was just a small fishing village at the edge of South China Sea and now one of the world’s most well-known tourist destinations and an economic powerhouse. Shopping is good because there is no sales tax that’s why tourists love to roam around and shop.

Capital city of Hong Kong: Victoria (Central)

Closest neighbors to Hong Kong: Neighboring countries of Hong Kong are Macau, Taiwan, Vietnam and Philippines to the southeast.

Best times to visit Hong Kong: Best time to visit is in the months of October to December for the temperature is pleasant and the accommodation rates are reasonable. Just avoid the first week of October because it’s a Chinese holiday and Chinese tourists came flooding in.

How to get to Hong Kong: There are numerous direct flights from every continent to Hong Kong.

Visa requirements for Hong Kong: Visa is not required to visit Hong Kong for 90 days. If you wish to stay longer than the visa-free period, you must apply for a visa before traveling.

Currency of Hong Kong: Hong Kong dollar ($, HKD) is the currency of Hong Kong.

Official Language of Hong Kong: The official languages of Hong Kong are Cantonese and English.

UNESCO World Heritage sites in Hong Kong

There is no UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Hong Kong and 0 on their tentative list.

Scuba diving safety tips

Keep these rules of thumb in mind whenever you are on or by the water:

  1. Think safety at all times. Planning reduces risk and gives you more worry-free fun.
  2. Bring the necessary equipment. It should be in good condition and easily accessible.
  3. Respect the sea and the weather. Only go out with your boat when it is safe.
  4. Follow the rules of the sea, and make sure you know what they are.
  5. Wear life jackets or other flotation devices.
  6. Make sure you are rested and sober. Do not drive a boat while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  7. Be considerate, and remember that safety, the environment, and the well-being of everybody is a common responsibility.