Main Facts About Hong Kong

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Currency
Hong Kong dollar (HKD) Most places accept Visa or Mastercard, and I’d say 40-50% of places will also accept American Express. There are tons of ATM machines around Hong Kong, just make sure you’ve enabled international withdrawal or your card has the “Plus” or “Cirrus” logo on the back.
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Language
Chinese/ English During the colonial period and up to 1974, English was the official language and language of business in Hong Kong. Today, approximately 3% of the population write and speak fluent English while almost 38% have basic conversational English skills.
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Weather
July is the hottest month in Hong Kong with an average temperature of 29°C (84°F) and the coldest is January at 16°C (61°F) with the most daily sunshine hours at 7 in August. The wettest month is August with an average of 281mm of rain. The best month to swim in the sea is in July when the average sea temperature is 29.1°C.
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Power Plugs
In Hong Kong the standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. You can use your electric appliances in Hong Kong, because the standard voltage (220 V) is (more or less) the same as in the United Kingdom (230 V).
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Population
The current population of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China is 7,608,268 as of Tuesday, May 3, 2022, based on Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data.
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Fun Fact
Dim sum originated here in southern China and means “touch the heart”. These tiny bites of goodness were created as snack food for travelers and today are an essential part of local culture.