Hong Kong Essay

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This article is about the special administrative region of China. For other uses, see Hong Kong (disambiguation). "HK" redirects here. For other uses, see HK (disambiguation). Coordinates: 22°16′42″N 114°09′32″E Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China中華人民共和國香港特別行政區 | | | Flag | Emblem | | Anthem: 《義勇軍進行曲》 March of the Volunteers | | Official languages | * Chinese * English[1] | Writing systems | * Traditional Chinese * Latin alphabet | Demonym | Hong Konger | Government | Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China | - | Chief Executive | Leung Chun-ying | - | Chief Secretary for Administration | Carrie Lam | - | Financial Secretary | John Tsang | - | Secretary for Justice | Rimsky Yuen | Legislature | Legislative Council | Establishment | - | Treaty of Nanking | 29 August 1842 | - | Japanese occupation | 25 December 1941 to 15 August 1945 | - | Transfer from British to Chinese sovereignty | 1 July 1997 | Area | - | Total | 1,104 km2 (179th) 426 sq mi | - | Water (%) | 4.58 (50 km2; 19 mi2)[2] | Population | - | 2011 census | 7,071,576[3] | - | Density | 6,544[3]/km2 (4th) 17,024/sq mi | GDP (PPP) | 2013 estimate | - | Total | $381.663 billion[4] (35th) | - | Per capita | $52,687[4] (7th) | GDP (nominal) | 2013 estimate | - | Total | $279.654 billion[4] (39th) | - | Per capita | $38,605[4] (25th) | Gini (2007) | 43.4[5] medium | HDI (2013) | 0.906[6] very high · 13th | Currency | Hong Kong dollar (HKD) | Time zone | HKT (UTC+8) | Date format | * yyyy年m月d日 (Chinese) * dd-mm-yyyy(English) | Drives on the | left | Calling code | +852 | ISO 3166 code | HK | Internet TLD | * .hk * .香港 | Hong Kong | | Chinese | 香港 | | Cantonese Jyutping | Hoeng1gong2 |

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