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Hong Kong Geographic Data (Include Area by District Council)

Hong Kong map High Island Reservoir, 6.67 km² Sharp Peak (Nam She Tsim), 468 m Lantau Peak (Fung Wong Shan), 934 m Shek Pik Reservoir, 1.03 km² Castle Peak, 583 m Sunset Peak (Tai Tung Shan), 869 m High Junk Peak (Tiu Yue Yung), 344 m Wong Leng, 639 m Tai Lam Chung Reservoir, 1.70 km² High West, 493 m Victoria Peak, 552 m Kai Kung Leng, 572 m Tai To Yan, 566 m Tai Mo Shan, 957 m Shing Mun Reservoir & Lower Shing Mun Reservoir, 0.91 km² Needle Hill, 532 m Beacon Hill, 457 m Lion Rock, 495 m Tate's Cairn (Tai Lo Shan), 577 m Plover Cove Reservoir, 12.04 km² Ma On Shan, 702 m Kowloon Peak (Fei Ngo Shan), 602 m Violet Hill, 433 m Mt. Parker, 532 m Lamma Island, 13.85 km² Beacon Hill, 457 m Castle Peak, 583 m Ap Lei Chau, 1.30 km² High Junk Peak (Tiu Yue Yung), 344 m Peng Chau, 0.97 km² Ma Wan, 0.97 km² Mt. Parker, 532 m Violet Hill, 433 m Tai Mo Shan, 957 m Po Toi, 3.69 km² Tai To Yan, 566 m Shek Pik Reservoir, 1.03 km² Kai Kung Leng, 572 m Crooked Island (Kat O), 2.35 km² Tai A Chau, 1.20 km² Shing Mun Reservoir & Lower Shing Mun Reservoir, 0.91 km² Kau Sai Chau, 6.70 km² Hei Ling Chau, 1.93 km² Grass Island (Tap Mun), 1.69 km² High Island Reservoir, 6.67 km² Needle Hill, 532 m Chek Lap Kok, 14.71 km² Tsing Yi, 10.69 km² Plover Cove Reservoir, 12.04 km² Victoria Peak, 552 m High West, 493 m Tai Lam Chung Reservoir, 1.70 km² Ma On Shan, 702 m Sharp Peak (Nam She Tsim), 468 m Kowloon Peak (Fei Ngo Shan), 602 m Cheung Chau, 2.44 km² Ping Chau, 1.16 km² Sunset Peak (Tai Tung Shan), 869 m Lion Rock, 495 m Wong Leng, 639 m Tung Lung Chau, 2.42 km² Lantau Peak (Fung Wong Shan), 934 m Tate's Cairn (Tai Lo Shan), 577 m Double Island (Wong Wan Chau), 2.13 km² Jin Island (Tiu Chung Chau), 1.82 km² Beaufort Island (Lo Chau), 1.19 km² Shek Kwu Chau, 1.19 km² Sharp Island (Kiu Tsui Chau), 1.00 km²

1. Area (October 2020)

Total Land and Sea Area of Hong Kong

Regions Area (km2)
Hong Kong Island 78.65
Adjacent islands 2.08
Total - Hong Kong Island and its adjacent islands 80.72
   
Kowloon 46.95
   
New Territories - Mainland 748.24
New Territories - Islands (Excluding Lantau Island) 86.76
Lantau Island 147.51
Total - New Territories 982.51
Total Land Area of Hong Kong 1110.18
   
Victoria Harbour 41.10
Total Sea Area of Hong Kong (Including Victoria Harbour) 1644.79
   
Total Land and Sea Area of Hong Kong 2754.97

January 2021

Area by District Council (Base on 2020 District Council)

District Name Area (km2)
Central & Western 12.55
Wan Chai 10.64
Eastern 18.13
Southern 39.40
Yau Tsim Mong 6.99
Sham Shui Po 9.36
Kowloon City 10.02
Wong Tai Sin 9.30
Kwun Tong 11.28
Tsuen Wan 62.62
Tuen Mun 86.59
Yuen Long 138.56
North 136.51
Tai Po 148.18
Sai Kung 136.34
Sha Tin 69.27
Kwai Tsing 23.34
Islands 180.12
Total* 1109.20

* 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.

January 2021

Major Reservoirs

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

January 2021

Reclamation Area (Since 1887)

Regions Area (km2)
Hong Kong Island and its adjacent islands 7.29
Kowloon 13.64
New Territories - Mainland 28.70
New Territories - Islands 24.39
Total 74.03

January 2021

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.

5. Levels

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.


January 2021