Hong Kong

Area: 1,099 km²
Capital: Central (Victoria)
Population: 7.0612 million inhabitants (2010)
 

Travel advice
Current status: No special safety risks.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
April, May, September and October are the best months to travel to Hong Kong. This avoids the cold winter and wet hot summer.

Language
Chinese is the official language in Hong Kong. In addition, there are a lot of English spoken.

Travel documents
You must have a passport that is valid for at least 1 month at departure from Hong Kong.
A visa is not required if you are less than 3 months in Hong Kong.

Embassies and consulates
Dutch Embassy in China (also for Hong Kong) china.nlambassade.org .
Dutch consulate in Hong Kong: hongkong.nlconsulaat.org .
Chinese Embassy in the Netherlands (also for Hong Kong) nl.china-embassy.org .
Chinese consulate in the Netherlands (also for Hong Kong) visaforchina.org .

Immunization (vaccination)
For a visit to Hong Kong, you do not need vaccinations.

Money and Money
In Hong Kong, will be paid by the Hong Kong Dollar (HKD).

Traffic and route
In Hong Kong you have to drive on the left side of the road.
With the Google route planner you to, from or within Hong Kong provide directions.

Electricity
In Hong Kong, a plug adapter is required.

Tap water
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap.

News and newspapers
The latest news regarding Hong Kong can be found on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Hong Kong, visit Abyznewslinks .

Internet
Websites ending on .hk from Hong Kong.
Official websites of Hong Kong: gov.hk and discoverhongkong.com .

Photos and videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of pictures of Hong Kong.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos of Hong Kong.

Holidays
An overview of all the holidays in Hong Kong can be found at Beleven.org .

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Hong Kong can be found on Protected Planet .
Hong Kong is not on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube, Beleven.org, Waarbenjijnu.nl, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.

 

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