Hong Kong listen Chinese , Hong Kong Cantonese [h.k] listen , officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, is a special administrative region on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in southern China. With over . million people of various nationalities in a , square kilometre sq mi territory, Hong Kong is the world’s fourth most densely populated region. Hong Kong became a colony of the British Empire after Qing China ceded Hong Kong Islandat the end of .Hong Kong’s official tourism guide includes tourist information on attractions, events, shopping and dining, vacation holiday packages, street maps, virtual tours and travel planning itineraries to experience Hong Kong’s unique international living culture. Visit Hong Kong, Asia’s top travel destination..Delectable dim sum, floating islands, and a one of a kind skyline are just some of Hong Kong’s unique features. Get an eyeful of traditional Chinese architecture in Ngong Ping village, then take the tram to the tippity top of Victoria Peak for unparalleled views..Hong Kong exercises a limited form of self government. Its parliament is partially elected by popular vote and partially by Beijing approved caucuses of prominent nominees from business and policy bo.s..