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In 1841 Hong Kong Island - not much more than 'a barren island with few houses' - was ceded to the British. In 1997 negotiations between Britain and China resulted in the handover of Hong Kong back to China. Under the credo 'one country, two systems', Hong Kong is now a Special Administrative Region (S.A.R.) of China.
Hong Kong is a dazzling commercial city where east meets west. The lack of space in Hong Kong has led to the largest concentration of tall buildings in the world, even ahead of New York City.
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The Lippo Centre is a twin-towered office complex located in Admiralty on Hong Kong Island. It is also known as the 'Koala Building', due to the cantilevered projections that seem to cling to the facade.
Known as the most crowded area in an already overcrowded Kowloon, Mongkok is busy day and night. The area is a shopper's paradise, despite its reputation as the heartland of triad gangs.
A funicular tram ride brings you to Victoria Peak, at 552 m (1800ft) the highest point on Hong Kong Island. It is a popular tourist attraction thanks to the spectacular views over Hong Kong's skyline.