Plan A China Vacation
to the east of the Zhujiang River estuary, Hong Kong S.A.R. adjoins
Shenzhen on the north and faces
the Nanhai Sea(South China Sea). It consists of Hong Kong Island,
Kowloon Peninsula, New Territories and the 183 small islands it
governs and the sea areas. Area: 1095 km2.
ancient times, Hong Kong has been an inalienable part of the territory
of China. It was occupied by UK after the Opium War in 1840.According
to the Sino-British Joint Declaration on December 19, 1984,China
resumed the exercise of sovereignty over Hong Kong on July 1, 1997
and founded Hongkog Special Administrative Region.
occupies the extension of the hilly land south of Nanling Ridge
and has a subtropical maritime climate. The annual mean temperature
is 22.8°C, and the annual average precipitation is 2225 mm.
Autumn is the best season in a year. The main scenic spots include
the History Museum, Botanical Garden, Ocean Park and Taiping Hill(Victoria
Peak), etc. Besides, Tai O, a town on Lantau Island reputed as the
Venice of Hong Kong is also worth visiting. It abounds in temples,
Tin Hau Temple is one of the most famous ones.