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Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China


Formal Name: Hong Kong (Siang Kang香港)

Short Form: H.K.

Government: Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China

Spoken Language: Cantonese and English

Term for Citizen(s): Hong Konger / Hong Kong People (Siang Kang Ren - 香港人);

Drives on the: Left

Climate: Hong Kong has a humid subtropical climate. Summer is hot and humid with occasional showers and thunderstorms, and warm air coming from the southwest. Summer is when typhoons are most likely, sometimes resulting in flooding or landslides. Winters are mild and usually start sunny, becoming cloudier towards February; the occasional cold front brings strong, cooling winds from the north. The most temperate seasons are spring, which can be changeable, and autumn, which is generally sunny and dry. Hong Kong highest and lowest ever recorded temperatures at the Hong Kong Observatory are 36.1 and 0.0 °C (97.0 and 32.0 °F), respectively.

Time Zone: Hong Kong Time (HKT) UTC+8 (No time difference with Philippines)

Currency: The Hong Kong dollar (Chinese 港元 or 港幣) (sign: $; code: HKD; also abbreviated HK$) is the currency of Hong Kong. It is the thirteenth most traded currency in the world. The Hong Kong dollar is subdivided into 100 cents. It is also used in nearby Macau.

Coins $0.1, $0.2, $0.5, $1, $2, $5, $10

Banknotes $10, $20, $50, $100, $150 (limited), $500, $1,000

Calling code: +852

Distance: From Manila to Hong Kong is 704.3 Miles (1133.5 Kilometers / 611.6 Nautical Miles).

Flight Time: Approximate travel time from Manila (MN) to Hong Kong (HKG) is 2 hours, 15 minutes.

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