Ten fun facts about Hong Kong


Fact 1
All structures in Hong Kong have one thing in common. They are all built keeping Feng Shui concepts in mind.

Fact 2
Between the months of April and May every year, the inhabitants of Cheung Chau Island religiously organize the Bun festival. This festival is meant to appease the hungry ghosts that have made the island their home.

Fact 3
Traditionally, the people of Hong Kong eat long noodles on their birthday. It is believed that the longer the noodles the longer they live.


Fact 4
Hong Kong is the one country that has more Rolls Royce’s per person than any other place in the entire world.

Fact 5
By 2012 records, Hong Kong has the largest number of skyscrapers (buildings above 14-storey’s in height), in the world. This number is almost double that of New York which stands in second place.

Fact 6
Tsim Sha Sui’s Regent hotel has been built around a very unique concept... It’s has been designed in such a manner that dragons may pass through it and feed at the adjoining harbor. There is also a fountain that is meant to attract them and massive glass windows to allow them easy passage.

Fact 7
Like all other countries in the world, Hong Kong too has its superstitions. Every house has Feng Shui mirrors hung around the place to ward-off evil spirits. These mirrors are all octagonal in shape and a concave mirror is encased in the center.

Fact 8
Another belief in this country is that all temples should face the ocean and have hills behind them. This is believed to bring good luck.

Fact 9
Many households in Hong Kong have songbirds as pets. They take them out for a “walk” and even visit tea-houses with them in tow.

Fact 10
A Hong Kong landmark is the Tsing Ma Bridge. It is the longest rail and road suspension bridge in the world.


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Short about Hong Kong
Is a Special Administrative region of the People’s Republic of China.


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Population
7,219,700

Sources
CIA The World Factbook



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