Hong Kong’s Major Regions
Hong Kong has three major regions being New Territories which borders with mainland China, Kowloon which is the peninsula, and Hong Kong Island. Although the hundreds of islands come under districts of those three regions, you may often see people referring to them as the outlying islands.
Districts of Hong Kong within the Main Regions
Within the three main regions, there are 18 districts.
|Central and Western||中西區||244,600||12.44||19,983.92||Hong Kong Island|
|Eastern||東區||574,500||18.56||31,217.67||Hong Kong Island|
|Southern||南區||269,200||38.85||6,962.68||Hong Kong Island|
|Wan Chai||灣仔區||150,900||9.83||15,300.10||Hong Kong Island|
|Sham Shui Po||深水埗區||390,600||9.35||41,529.41||Kowloon|
|Wong Tai Sin||黃大仙區||426,200||9.30||45,645.16||Kowloon|
|Yau Tsim Mong||油尖旺區||318,100||6.99||44,864.09||Kowloon|
|Kwai Tsing||葵青區||507,100||23.34||21,503.86||New Territories|
|Sai Kung||西貢區||448,600||129.65||3,460.08||New Territories|
|Sha Tin||沙田區||648,200||68.71||9,433.85||New Territories|
|Tai Po||大埔區||307,100||136.15||2,220.35||New Territories|
|Tsuen Wan||荃灣區||303,600||61.71||4,887.38||New Territories|
|Tuen Mun||屯門區||495,900||82.89||5,889.38||New Territories|
|Yuen Long||元朗區||607,200||138.46||4,297.99||New Territories|
Localities within the districts of Hong Kong
Within the 18 districts of Hong Kong, there are a large number of localities and islands.
Central and Western
District Council: districtcouncils.gov.hk/central/..
Localities: Kennedy Town, Sai Ying Pun, Sheung Wan, Central, Admiralty.
District Council: districtcouncils.gov.hk/east/..
Localities: Fortress Hill, North Point, Braemar Hill, Quarry Bay, Tai Koo Shing, Sai Wan Ho, Shau Kei Wan, Heng Fa Chuen, Chai Wan and Siu Sai Wan.
District Council: districtcouncils.gov.hk/south/..
Localities: Aberdeen, Ap Lei Chau, Cape D’Aguilar, Deep Water Bay, Pok Fu Lam, Repulse Bay, Shek O, Shouson Hill, Stanley, Tai Tam, Wah Fu, Wong Chuk Hang,
Islands of the district: Aberdeen Island or Ap Lei Chau, Ap Lei Pai, Kau Pei Chau (狗脾洲), Lo Chau (羅洲), Lung Shan Pai (龍山排), Magazine Island (火藥洲), Middle Island (熨波洲, Tong Po Chau), Ng Fan Chau (五分洲), Po Toi Islands (蒲台羣島), Round Island (銀洲), Tai Tau Chau (大頭洲), and Tau Chau (頭洲).
District Council: districtcouncils.gov.hk/wc/..
Localities: Wan Chai, Wan Chai North, Causeway Bay, Happy Valley, Jardine’s Lookout, Stubbs Road, Wong Nai Chung Gap and Tai Hang.
Sham Shui Po
District Council: districtcouncils.gov.hk/ssp/..
Localities: Shek Kip Mei, Sham Shui Po, Cheung Sha Wan, Lai Chi Kok and Yau Yat Chuen areas of New Kowloon, and Stonecutter’s Island of Kowloon.
District Council: districtcouncils.gov.hk/kc/..
Localities: Ho Man Tin, Hung Hom, Kai Tak Airport, Kowloon Tong, Ma Tau Wai, To Kwa Wan, and Whampoa Garden, and the proper Kowloon City.
District Council: districtcouncils.gov.hk/kt/..
Localities: Kwun Tong (觀塘), Ngau Tau Kok (牛頭角), Kowloon Bay (九龍灣), Sau Mau Ping (秀茂坪), Lam Tin (藍田), Yau Tong (油塘) and Lei Yue Mun (鯉魚門)
Wong Tai Sin
District Council: districtcouncils.gov.hk/wts/..
Localities: Diamond Hill, Wang Tau Hom, Lok Fu, Chuk Yuen, Wong Tai Sin, Tsz Wan Shan, Fung Wong, Choi Hung and Choi Wan
Yau Tsim Mong
District Council: districtcouncils.gov.hk/ytm/..
Localities: Tai Kok Tsui, Prince Edward, MTR Olympic Station, Mong Kok, Mong Kok West, Yau Ma Tei, MTR Kowloon
Station, Jordan, Kwun Chung, King’s Park, Sea, Tsim Sha Tsui, Tsim Sha Tsui East
District Council: districtcouncils.gov.hk/island/..
Cha Kwo Chau, Chek Lap Kok, Cheung Chau, Hei Ling Chau, Sunshine Island (Chau Kung To), Peaked Hill (Kai Yek Kok), Kau Yi ChauSiu Kau Yi Chau, Lamma Island, Luk Chau (George Island), Lantau Island, Discovery Bay, Mui Wo
Tai O, Tung Chung, Peng ChauTai Lei, Po Toi Islands, Lo Chau (Beaufort Island), Mat Chau, Po Toi, Sung Kong, Waglan Island, Shek Kwu Chau, Soko Islands, Cheung Muk Tau, Ma Chau, Siu A Chau, Tai A Chau, Tau Lo Chau, Yuen Chau,Yuen Kong Chau
District Council: districtcouncils.gov.hk/kwt/..
Localities: Kwai Chung, Tsing Yi
District Council: districtcouncils.gov.hk/north/..
Localities: Fanling-Sheung Shui New Town, Sheung Shui, Lo Wu, Man Kam To, Sha Tau Kok, Ta Kwu Ling, Ping Che
Islands in North District: A Chau (鴉洲), Ap Chau Mei Pak Tun Pai (鴨洲尾白墩排), Ap Chau Pak Tun Pai (鴨洲白墩排), Ap Chau (鴨洲, Robinson Island), Ap Lo Chun (鴨螺春), Ap Tan Pai (鴨蛋排), Ap Tau Pai (鴨兜排), Chap Mo Chau (執毛洲), Cheung Shek Tsui (長石咀), Fu Wong Chau (虎王洲), Fun Chau (墳洲), Hung Pai (紅排), Kat O Chau (吉澳洲, Crooked Island), Ko Pai (高排), Kok Tai Pai (角大排), Lan Shuen Pei (爛樹排), Lo Chi Pai (鷀鸕排), Ngo Mei Chau (娥眉洲, Crescent Island), Pak Ka Chau (筆架洲), Pak Sha Chau (白沙洲, Round Island), Pat Ka Chau (筆架洲), Sai Ap Chau (細鴨洲), Sha Pai (沙排), Shau Kei Pai (筲箕排), Sheung Pai (雙排), Shui Cham Tsui Pai (水浸咀排), Siu Nim Chau (小稔洲), Ta Ho Pai (打蠔排), Tai Nim Chau (大稔洲), Tsing Chau (青洲), Wong Nai Chau (黃泥洲), Wong Nai Chau (黃泥洲), Wong Wan Chau (往灣洲, Double Island), Wu Chau (烏洲), Wu Pai (烏排), Wu Yeung Chau Pai (湖洋洲排), Yan Chau (印洲), Yeung Chau (洋洲)
District Council: districtcouncils.gov.hk/sk/..
Localities: Sai Kung Town, Sai Kung rural areas, Tseung Kwan O New Town
The most popular islands in Sai Kung: Kau Sai Chau, Kiu Tsui Chau (Sharp Island), Leung Shuen Wan Chau (High Island), Pak Sha Chau (White Sand Island), Yeung Chau (Sheep Island), Yim Tin Tsai (Little Salt Field)
District Council: districtcouncils.gov.hk/st/..
Localities: Sha Tin New Town, Sha Tin Hoi, Tai Wai, Fo Tan, Siu Lek Yuen and Shek Mun.
District Council: districtcouncils.gov.hk/tp/..
Localities: Tai Po, Tai Po Kau, Ting Kok, Plover Cove
District Council: districtcouncils.gov.hk/tw/..
Islands that are part of Tsuen Wan District: Cheung Sok, Ma Wan, Ngam Hau Shek (岩口石), Pun Shan Shek (半山石), Tang Lung Chau, Northeastern part of Lantau Island
District Council: districtcouncils.gov.hk/tm/..
District Council: districtcouncils.gov.hk/yl/..
Ping Shan Heung, Ha Tsuen Heung, Kam Tin Heung, Pat Heung, San Tin Heung and Shap Pat Heung, as well as Yuen Long Town and Tin Shui Wai.