In modern day, Kowloon (九龍 lit. nine dragons) when unqualified refers to the southern part of the Kowloon Peninsula in Hong Kong. Population (2000): 2,071,000. Population density: 44,000 people/km². Together with Hong Kong Island, it contains 47% of Hong Kong's total population.
Kowloon is located north of Hong Kong Island and south of the mainland part of the New Territories.
It comprises the following districts:Legislative Council of Hong Kong:
The same region was called Guanfuchang (官富場) during the Song Dynasty.