Hong Kong Geographic Data (Include Area by District Council)
1. Area (October 2020)
Total Land and Sea Area of Hong Kong
|Hong Kong Island||78.65|
|Total - Hong Kong Island and its adjacent islands||80.72|
|New Territories - Mainland||748.24|
|New Territories - Islands (Excluding Lantau Island)||86.76|
|Total - New Territories||982.51|
|Total Land Area of Hong Kong||1110.18|
|Total Sea Area of Hong Kong (Including Victoria Harbour)||1644.79|
|Total Land and Sea Area of Hong Kong||2754.97|
Area by District Council (Base on 2020 District Council)
|District Name||Area (km2)|
|Central & Western||12.55|
|Yau Tsim Mong||6.99|
|Sham Shui Po||9.36|
|Wong Tai Sin||9.30|
* Exclude area of 0.97km2 for Lok Ma Chau Loop which has been included into the boundary of the Hong Kong SAR but which District Council it will be included into is pending.
|Name of Reservoirs||Area (km2)||Capacity (m3)|
|Plover Cove Reservoir||12.04||229.7 x 106|
|High Island Reservoir||6.67||281.1 x 106|
|Tai Lam Chung Reservoir||1.70||20.5 x 106|
|Shek Pik Reservoir||1.03||24.5 x 106|
|Shing Mun Reservoir & Lower Shing Mun Reservoir||0.91||17.6 x 106|
Reclamation Area (Since 1887)
|Hong Kong Island and its adjacent islands||7.29|
|New Territories - Mainland||28.70|
|New Territories - Islands||24.39|
2. Geographical Position
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region lies between Latitude 22°08' North and 22°35' North, Longitude 113°49' East and 114°31' East.
3. Territorial Grid
Known as the "Hong Kong 1980 Grid", it is constructed on the Transverse Mercator Projection based on HK80 datum.
4. Magnetic Declination
The Magnetic Declination in 2021 at Lion Rock is 3°8' west of True North changing by approximately 5' westward annually.
Heights are shown in metres above the Hong Kong Principal Datum (HKPD). For general reference, the Mean Sea Level is about 1.3 metres above the HKPD. Depths in sea refer to the Chart Datum which is 0.15 metres below the Hong Kong Principal Datum.