This photo was taken last week on the approach into the Hong Kong International Airport right above Hong Kong. So beautiful and a bit crowded, don’t you think? Some of the Hong Kong fun facts below are courtesy of UNIGLOBE Direct Travel Ltd.
Did you know that the Hong Kong International Airport is the same size as 20 soccer fields? WOW! And they are going to be expanding as they are filling up the bay beside the airport with rock and material to eventually pave.
The main languages (official) spoken in Hong Kong are Chinese Cantonese and English. The name ‘Hong Kong’ is Cantonese for ‘fragrance harbor’.
Hong Kong is one of the richest cities in the world. It has more Rolls Royce’s per person than any other city in the world.
Hong Kong has more skyscrapers than any other city in the world. Did you know that a skyscraper is any building with more than 14 stories? It has twice as many as its nearest rival – New York City.
Getting around Hong Kong is easy using various modes of transport, including the MTR (Mass Transit Railway), bus, ferry, and taxi.
With a landmass of 1,104 square kilometers (426 sq. mi) on which 7 million people stay, Hong Kong is the world’s most densely populated city. It is also called ‘The Vertical City”.
One of the five Disneyland theme parks is located in Hong Kong. Check out my Hong Kong Disneyland Feature . I joined Hubby on one of his Hong Kong layovers. It’s was such a treat!