Time zone: GMT/UTC plus 8 hours
Current time: 02:14
Population: 7,167,000
Political status: special administrative region of China
Climate: subtropical monsoon; cool and humid in winter, hot and rainy from spring through summer, warm and sunny in fall
Terrain: hilly to mountainous with steep slopes; lowlands in north

Hong Kong is an autonomous territory of China situated in the Pearl River Delta. After spending decades as a British territory, it is now a Special Administrative Region of China. It is a densely-populated world city and major international financial centre. It is also regarded as a gateway to China for international businesses. It is an extremely popular travel destination, for business and pleasure. Infrastructure is well-developed and overall it is regarded as a safe city. It has a tropical climate and can suffer occasional typhoons.

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