Ap Lei Chau is the most densely populated island in the world.
The name "Hong Kong", literally meaning "fragrant harbour", is derived from the area around present-day Aberdeen and Wong Chuk Hang on Hong Kong Island, where fragrant trees were once abundant and exported from.
Hong Kong is a Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (PRC). It Hong Kong consists of Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, and the New Territories.
The Kowloon Peninsula is attached to the New Territories in the north, and the New Territories are in turn connected to mainland China across the Sham Chun River (Shenzhen River).
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The highest point in the territory is Tai Mo Shan, at a height of 958 meters.
Lowlands exist in the northwestern part of the New Territories.
Almost all the area of this island is taken by the international airport of the same name.
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Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated areas in the world and is a fantastic place to visit, where East meets West.
The Government Flying Service has made available 31 short air tour videos of various locations around Hong Kong and these can be viewed here; Kong Tourism Board has several videos available on its Discover Hong Kong website News Channel; Hong Kong live 24 hours a day through the Transport Department's webcams.
You can also view still images which refresh every 2 minutes from an extensive network of cameras throughout the territory Hong Kong Observatory also has webcams in several locations from which still images can be viewed.