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A Gazetteer of place names in Hong Kong, Kowloon, and the New Territories.

A Gazetteer of place names in Hong Kong, Kowloon, and the New Territories.

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Published by S. Young, Govt. printer in Hong Kong .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hong Kong (China)
    • Subjects:
    • Hong Kong (China) -- Gazetteers.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsHong Kong. Colonial Secretariat.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS796.H7 G36 1969
      The Physical Object
      Pagination248 p.
      Number of Pages248
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4923286M
      LC Control Number76281660

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Gazetteer of place names in Hong Kong, Kowloon, and the new territories. Hong Kong, W.F.C. Jenner, Govt. printer [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Hong Kong. Colonial Secretariat. OCLC Number: Notes: Chinese and English. Foreword signed: Colonial Secretariat. Description: pages folded color.

A Gazetteer of place names in Hong Kong, Kowloon, and the new territories W. Jenner, Govt. printer Hong Kong Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

Its square miles of territory included all of what is now Hong Kong & the New Terr. The new county was poor, sparsely populated & harassed by marauding bands of pirates & land-based ruffians. This Gazetteer was the combined work of local people & officials. Gazetteer of Street and Place Names HONG KONG GUIDE LANDS DEPARTMENT SURVEY & MAPPING OFFICE Hong Kong Map Service General Post Office, Kowloon Central, Kwun Tong, Mong Kok, Tsim Sha Tsui and Tuen Mun Central Map Publications Centre (K) Map Publications Centre (Kln) Map Sales Outlets of District Survey Offices.

External links. Hong Kong Antiquities and Monuments Office; Siu Kwok Kin; Sham Sze (). Heritage Trails in Urban Hong Li Book Co, Ltd. ISBN Hong Kong new towns. This can be seen in maps of the period and in the government's publication A Gazetteer of Place Names in Hong Kong, Kowloon Kowloon the New Territories of Typical features.

For place names, the type of the place in English is often used instead of a romanisation (e.g., "Street" and "Road" in place.

New Territories of Hong Kong, with many others around Sham Chun and in Hong Kong island and Kowloon. The Punti or Cantonese-speaking element accounted for rather more than half the land population, with Hakka speakers comprising most of the remainder. The boat population, mainly Tanka, lived afloat in the main Urban parks and gardens in Hong Kong provide a breath of fresh air for those looking to escape the city's bustling streets.

These natural spaces have been designated to preserve the territory's natural beauty and enhance the quality of life of its residents. Even in the center of Hong Kong and along the main thoroughfares of Kowloon.

Tregear, T. and Barnett, K. Hong Kong gazetteer to the Land utilization map of Hong Kong and the new territories, with Chinese and English names, edition, scale/ by T. Tregear Hong Kong University Press Hong Kong Here we provide a simple yet clear map of Hong Kong, mainly marking its being divided into four parts - New Territories, Kowloon.

Hong Kong Island, and Outlying Islands. Tourists can get a clear idea of what Hong Kong looks like on this map. Whitepages, hk directory, people search. Finding People in Hong Kong: Use the Searchbox above where and provide you with People Search results targeted on Hong Kong.

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It appears that you are in the United States. View in English (United States) Centre Name. British Council - New World Millennium Hong Kong Hotel. Kowloon. Book Now IDP Education - Hong Kong. Hong Kong. There are four major areas in Hong Kong: Hong Kong Island; Kowloon; the New Territories and ; the Outlying Islands.

Visitors normally spend most of their time in the northern side of Hong Kong Island and in the opposite shore in Kowloon, (in the red circle above) which are separated by Hong Kong's iconic landmark, Victoria are the most densely populated areas of the territory and.

To aid standardisation, A Gazetteer of Place Names in Hong Kong, Kowloon and the New Territories was published in regularising place names. The Hong Kong SAR comprises three main regions: Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and the New Territories.

But in this article we will divide its into four regions Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, the New Territories, and the Outlying Islands.

Hong Kong Island. Most of the tourist attractions are located on Hong Kong Island. The Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong (Chinese: 天主教香港教區; Latin: Dioecesis Sciiamchiamensis) is a Latin Rite diocese of the Catholic the bishop is subject to the Roman Pontiff, he is not the vicar of the latter: he governs it in his own name.

The diocese takes its name from the see city, the metropolitan area where the bishop : sede vacante. The Kowloon Hotel situated on the bustling Nathan Road in Tsimshatsui, offering an array of intriguing shopping, dining and entertainment venues.

Unrivalled convenience is also ensured as the hotel is directly connected to MTR Tsimshatsui Station / Tsimshatsui East Station (Exit L4) and Hong Kong’s major shopping centers by an air-conditioned /10(K). "The first courtyard is full of exquisite bonsai trees in large outdoor tubs, and gives way to two halls beyond of exquisite construction and containing quite wonderful gilded statues of Buddha." "We travelled by MTR to Diamond Hill Nunnery is a short distance will pass the entrance to Nan Lian Garden where you can access The Nunnery by steps either side of a waterfall.".

The Hong Kong Housing Society or Housing Society for short, is the second largest public housing provider in Hong Kong. The Society housedresidents as of The society is a non-governmental organisation and non-profit organisation.If you continue, we will assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on the IELTS website.

Continue More about cookies. It appears that you are in the United States New Territories. Book Now Book Now British Council - Crowne Plaza Hong Kong Kowloon East. New Territories. Book Now British Council - Icon Hotel.Hong Kong is situated to the south of the Chinese province of Guangdong (formerly known as Canton).

The former British Dependent Territory of Hong Kong includes Victoria (commonly known as Hong Kong Island), the Kowloon Peninsula, which forms together with Lantau Island, the "New Territories," and outlying islands.