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Hong Kong Geographic Data (As at October 2021)

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

1. Area

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 46.94
   
New Territories - Mainland 748.25
New Territories - Islands (Excluding Lantau Island) 89.73
Lantau Island 148.11
Total - New Territories 986.10
Total Land Area of Hong Kong 1113.76
   
Victoria Harbour 41.10
Total Sea Area of Hong Kong (Including Victoria Harbour) 1641.21
   
Total Land and Sea Area of Hong Kong 2754.97

January 2022

Area by District Council district (Base on 2019 District Council Boundary)

District Council district Area (km2)
Central & Western District 12.55
Wan Chai District 10.64
Eastern District 18.13
Southern District 39.40
Yau Tsim Mong District 6.99
Sham Shui Po District 9.36
Kowloon City District 10.02
Wong Tai Sin District 9.30
Kwun Tong District 11.28
Tsuen Wan District 62.62
Tuen Mun District 87.54
Yuen Long District 138.56
North District 136.51
Tai Po District 148.19
Sai Kung District 136.34
Sha Tin District 69.27
Kwai Tsing District 23.34
Islands District 182.74
Total* 1112.79

* 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 district it will be included into is pending.

January 2022

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 2022

Reclamation Area (Since 1887)

Regions Area (km2)
Hong Kong Island and its adjacent islands 7.29
Kowloon 13.63
New Territories - Mainland 28.72
New Territories - Islands 27.96
Total 77.61

January 2022

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 2022 at Lion Rock is 3°13' west of True North changing by approximately 5' westward annually.

5. Vertical Datums

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 2022