Islands District, Hong Kong
The Islands District
is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong
. It is part of the New Territories
. Population (2000): 87,800.
Hong Kong consists of a peninsula and 236 islands, including:
With an area that is 16 % of that of Hong Kong and a population of approximately only 90,000 (1.3 % of Hong Kong) the Islands District is the district with by far the lowest population density of ca. 500 per sq.km.
Hong Kong Island and Lantau Island are connected to the mainland with bridges and tunnels.
The outlying islands are notable for a more relaxed and green way of life than that of Hong Kong island and Kowloon Peninsula.
See also: List of buildings, sites and areas in Hong Kong