»The remained distant from the major events unfolding in imperial China for most of its history. It did not begin attracting worldwide attention until the 19th century. The name Hong Kong is derived from Hong Kong Island in the South China Sea, at the mouth of the Xi Jiang or Pearl River of southern China.
»The local climate is that of a tropical monsoon climate. It is cool and humid in winter (Jan-Mar), hot and rainy from spring through summer (Apr-Sep), and warm, sunny and dry in the autumn (Oct-Dec). Hong Kong is visited by occasional typhoons.
» Hong Kong has a bustling economy highly dependent on international trade. It is one of the world's freest economies, as well as the world's 10th largest trading entity and 11th largest banking center.Hong Kong is by population the fourth largest metropolitan area of the PRC (see List of cities in China ). Considered as a "dependency", Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated countries/dependencies in the world. The culture of Hong Kong is characterized by the mix of Asian (mainly south Chinese and Western influences, as well as the status of the city as a major international business center.
» Hong Kong received millions visitors round a clock (yearly). There are approximately 90 hotels in Hong Kong , with a total of 35,000 rooms.