Emergency telephone numbers
  • Medical emergency: 999
  • Police: 999
  • Fire dept: 999
  • From a mobile: 112

Compulsory vaccinations: none
Recommended vaccinations: hepatitis A and B, typhoid fever, Japanese encephalitis, polio, tetanus-diphtheria, chickenpox and MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)

Practical information

Official languages
Cantonese and English
7 million

Hong Kong dollar (HKD)
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Time zone
UTC +8
Country code
+852 +number of the person you are calling

Tourism & local way of life

Subtropical climate with high levels of humidity (80%)
Best time to visit
September to February
Best places to visit

Aberdeen Harbour
Hong Kong Park
Lantau Island
Ping Shan Heritage Trail
Sik Sik Wong Tai Sin Temple
Temple Street
Victoria Peak


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