Monday, July 01, 2013

Hong Kong 07/01/2013 Definition of the Day

Hong Kong - formerly a #Crown #Colony on the coast of southern #China in #Guangdong #province ; #LetsGetWordy #DailyDef #hongkong

Hong Kong 07/01/2013 Definition of the Day Hong Kong  /ˈhäNG ˈkäNG/ A special administrative region on the southeastern coast of China, a former #British dependency; pop. 6,850,000. The area comprises Hong Kong Island, ceded by China in 1841; the #Kowloon #peninsula ceded in 1860; and the New Territories, additional areas of the mainland that were leased for 99 years in 1898. All were returned to China in 1997. Hong Kong has become one of the world's major financial and manufacturing centers #LetsGetWordy #dailydef #HongKong
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