Central, Hong Kong

Central waterfront in the 1920s.
The Court of Final Appeal Building, completed in 1912, once used as the building of Legislative Council of Hong Kong from 1985 to 2011.
Night view of Statue Square. From left to right: Bank of China Tower, HSBC Main Building, Standard Chartered Bank Building and Prince's Building
Two International Finance Centre.
Pedder Street
Intersection of the lower end of D'Aguilar Street with Queen's Road in 2016
Central Government Complex, Tamar under construction in March 2011.
Former French Mission Building
The Cenotaph
St. John's Cathedral
Chater Garden
Protesters in Chater Garden on 28 July 2019
Edinburgh Place Ferry Pier was demolished in 2007.
Tram in Central.
View of the Central Piers.
Central–Mid-Levels escalators at Cochrane Street.
The night view of Connaught Road Central

Central business district of Hong Kong.

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Central waterfront in the 1920s.

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A 1915 map showing Victoria in the north shore of Hong Kong Island (below); Kowloon peninsula (above) was not part of the colony until 1860

Victoria, Hong Kong

The de facto capital of Hong Kong during its time as a British dependent territory.

The de facto capital of Hong Kong during its time as a British dependent territory.

A 1915 map showing Victoria in the north shore of Hong Kong Island (below); Kowloon peninsula (above) was not part of the colony until 1860
Victoria Town, 1850
Victoria City, 1860–65
Praya Central, 1870s
Boundary stone at Old Peak Road

Present-day Central is at the heart of Victoria City.

The panoramic night view of "Island side" as seen from "Kowloon side" - TST

Victoria Peak

Hill on the western half of Hong Kong Island.

Hill on the western half of Hong Kong Island.

The panoramic night view of "Island side" as seen from "Kowloon side" - TST

It is a major tourist attraction offering views of Central, Victoria Harbour, Lamma Island and the surrounding islands.

A sketch of the view of Victoria Harbour from a hill, 1845

Victoria Harbour

Natural landform harbour in Hong Kong separating Hong Kong Island in the south from the Kowloon Peninsula to the north.

Natural landform harbour in Hong Kong separating Hong Kong Island in the south from the Kowloon Peninsula to the north.

A sketch of the view of Victoria Harbour from a hill, 1845
Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong Island in the 1860s
HMS Tamar anchored off the naval dockyard in Victoria Harbour in 1905
View from the Sky100
China Airlines Flight 605 went beyond the end of the runway and down into the water
Satellite view of Victoria Harbour in the 2000s
Victoria Harbour seen westward from Central Plaza, with the shores of Hong Kong Island at the left and Kowloon at the right.
Hong Kong's old airport, Kai Tak, was located in Victoria Harbour.
Hong Kong Ocean Terminal in December 2008
Meridian Star of the Star Ferry crossing Victoria Harbour
The ocean liner RMS Queen Elizabeth caught fire and capsized in Victoria Harbour in 1972.

It consists of three district development cells separated by parks, namely, Central, Tamar and Exhibition.

Traffic of Queensway in Admiralty, looking west towards Central in August 2009.

Admiralty, Hong Kong

Traffic of Queensway in Admiralty, looking west towards Central in August 2009.
View of Pacific Place across Queensway in June 2008.
From left to right: Admiralty Centre on top of Admiralty station, Lippo Centre, Far East Financial Centre and Bank of America Tower, viewed across Harcourt Road in June 2007.

Admiralty is the eastern extension of the central business district (adjacent to, but separate from, Central) on the Hong Kong Island of Hong Kong.

Coastal business buildings in Sheung Wan

Sheung Wan

Coastal business buildings in Sheung Wan
Millennium Plaza in Sheung Wan
Tai Ping Shan Street Graffiti in Sheung Wan
Western Market, Sheung Wan
The Hong Kong–Macau Ferry Terminal in Sheung Wan
Sheung Wan Tram Terminus

Sheung Wan is an area in Hong Kong, located in the north-west of Hong Kong Island, between Central and Sai Ying Pun.

Mid-Levels

Affluent residential area on Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong.

Affluent residential area on Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong.

Central–Mid-Levels escalator
Hung Hing Ying Building of the University of Hong Kong
King's College
Raimondi College
Roman Catholic Cathedral
Hop Yat Church, Bonham Road
Ohel Leah Synagogue
London Mission Building, 78–80 Robinson Road, Photographed in 2010

It is located between Victoria Peak and Central.

Central station (MTR)

Central is an MTR station located in the Central area of Hong Kong Island.

Chief Executive of Hong Kong

Representative of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and head of the Government of Hong Kong.

Representative of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and head of the Government of Hong Kong.

Government House, official residence of the chief executive

The official residence of the chief executive is Government House in Central, Hong Kong Island.

Battery Path, Government Hill, Central

Government Hill

Battery Path, Government Hill, Central

The Government Hill is a hill in Central, Hong Kong, bounded by upper section of Upper Albert Road on the south, Queen's Road Central north, Garden Road east, and Glenealy, west of Hong Kong Island.

The panoramic night view of "Island side" as seen from "Kowloon side" - TST

Hong Kong Island

Island in the southern part of Hong Kong.

Island in the southern part of Hong Kong.

The panoramic night view of "Island side" as seen from "Kowloon side" - TST
A view of Middle Island in the foreground and Repulse Bay in the background from the Ocean Park cable car ride (in the Southern District)
Kornhill and Shau Kei Wan, located in the northern part of Eastern District
Admiralty MTR station, the interchange station between the Tsuen Wan line, Island line, East Rail Line, and South Island line
Kowloon portal of the Western Harbour Crossing, one of the tunnels that link Kowloon and Hong Kong Island.

The Central area on the island is the historical, political and economic centre of Hong Kong.