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The Five Themes of Geography Presentation - HongKong

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Riona Yang

on 14 September 2012

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Transcript of The Five Themes of Geography Presentation - HongKong

Hongkong is positioned at the mouth of the Pearl River Delta on the coast of southern China, Hong Kong’s geographical position as a gateway between the East and West has made it an attractive centre for international trade. Welcome to Welcome to Absolute Location 21°23“ N
115°12” E Relative Location Movement The ethnic majority of Hong Kong is Han Chinese, including natives and migrants from mainland China. Hong Kong is an international financial centre that has 112 buildings that stand taller than 180 metres Human& environment interaction The tallest building in Hong Kong is the International Commerce Centre, which was completed in 2010 and rises 484 metres . It also stands as the 2nd-tallest building in People's Republic of China and 5th-tallest building in the world. Hong Kong has become a centre for modern architecture as older buildings are cleared away to make space for newer, larger buildings. Hong Kong's skyline is often considered to be the best in the world.
Prior to the British settlement of Hong Kong in 1841, architecture in Hong Kong was predominately Chinese. Meanwhile, the British introduced Victorian and Edwardian architecture styles from the mid-19th century onwards. Hong Kong Tiffany Yu, Fanny Chen, Riona Yang Hongkong has a sub-tropical climate with distinct seasons.
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