Hong Kong Skyline Restitch - Dec 2007
Hong Kong is a city in China located on the southern coast. It is bordered by both the Pearl River Delta and the South China Sea. Under the ruling "One Country, Two Systems," Hong Kong has distinctively different political and governments from the rest of China. It is one of the most densely populated areas in the world. Inhabitants have the longest life expectancy worldwide, and the highest average IQ scores in the world.

People Born in Hong Kong

Romola Garai

Hong Kong in People's Lives

Connie Talbot: I traveled here to perform a concert in 2008, at the age of eight. Following the tour, my songs reached the #1 billboard charts in this city. I also recorded portions of a Christmas album here.

Liam HemsworthI traveled here to film scenes of the movie The Expendables 2​ in 2011.

Liam NeesonI traveled here in 2011 to film scenes of the movie Battleship

Romola Garai: I was born here in 1982 to British expatriate parents. My mother was a housewife and former journalist, and my father was a bank manager. I also have Hungarian-Jewish, English, and Italian ancestry. My last name is Hungarian. I lived here until I was five, moving away to Singapore in 1987.

Rudyard KiplingI visited this city in 1889, during a world tour of sorts through Asia and the United States.

Ziyi Zhang: After winning a dance competition, I was featured in a commercial that filmed and aired here, in 1994. I was 15 years old and did not yet know that soon, my face would be instantly recognized by billions when flashed across billions of television screens. I still frequently visit here for work as an A-list actress.

Zuzanna Bijoch: I visited here in 2013.


Most Beautiful Places

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