Kowloon Peninsula

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The Kowloon Peninsula is a peninsula that forms the southern part of the main landmass in the territory of Hong Kong.wikipedia
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Kowloon

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The Kowloon Peninsula and the area of New Kowloon are collectively known as Kowloon. Historically speaking, Kowloon Peninsula refers to the ceded territories of Kowloon in 1860 as part of the Convention of Peking, but geographically it covers the entire Kowloon south of the mountain ranges of Lion Rock, Kowloon Peak and other hills.
Kowloon is an urban area in Hong Kong comprising the Kowloon Peninsula and New Kowloon.

Beacon Hill, Hong Kong

Beacon Hill
Geographically, the term "Kowloon Peninsula" may also refer to the area south of the mountain ranges of Beacon Hill, Lion Rock, Tate's Cairn, Kowloon Peak, etc. The peninsula covers five of the eighteen districts of Hong Kong.
Beacon Hill ( or ) is a large hill in the northern part of the Kowloon peninsula in Hong Kong.

Kowloon Bay

Kowloon Bay, Hong KongKowloon Bay Industrial Area
Kowloon Bay is located at the northeast of the peninsula.
The bay is located at the east of the Kowloon Peninsula and north of Hong Kong Island.

Tsim Sha Tsui

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Reclamation in several other small areas along the main Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront was completed by 1982.
Geographically, Tsim Sha Tsui is a cape on the tip of the Kowloon Peninsula pointing towards Victoria Harbour, opposite Central.

Airport Core Programme

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The West Kowloon Reclamation was formed as part of the Airport Core Programme and largely completed by 1995.
The Airport Railway was built to connect Kowloon Peninsula and Hong Kong Island to the Airport and the planned new towns of Northern Lantau.

British Hong Kong

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In 1898 a resolution was passed by the Colonial Hong Kong Legislative Council to preserve the land where some of the caves stand.
The colony expanded to the Kowloon Peninsula in 1860 after the Second Opium War and was further extended when Britain obtained a 99-year lease of the New Territories in 1898.

List of islands and peninsulas of Hong Kong

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Hong Kong comprises the Kowloon peninsula and 263 islands over 500 m 2, the largest being Lantau Island and the second largest being Hong Kong Island.

Convention of Peking

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Historically speaking, Kowloon Peninsula refers to the ceded territories of Kowloon in 1860 as part of the Convention of Peking, but geographically it covers the entire Kowloon south of the mountain ranges of Lion Rock, Kowloon Peak and other hills.
The area known as Kowloon was originally leased in March 1860.

Peninsula

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The Kowloon Peninsula is a peninsula that forms the southern part of the main landmass in the territory of Hong Kong.

New Kowloon

The Kowloon Peninsula and the area of New Kowloon are collectively known as Kowloon.

Lion Rock

Lion Rock Productions
Geographically, the term "Kowloon Peninsula" may also refer to the area south of the mountain ranges of Beacon Hill, Lion Rock, Tate's Cairn, Kowloon Peak, etc. The peninsula covers five of the eighteen districts of Hong Kong. Historically speaking, Kowloon Peninsula refers to the ceded territories of Kowloon in 1860 as part of the Convention of Peking, but geographically it covers the entire Kowloon south of the mountain ranges of Lion Rock, Kowloon Peak and other hills.

Tate's Cairn

Tai Lo ShanTate's Cairn or Tai Lo Shan
Geographically, the term "Kowloon Peninsula" may also refer to the area south of the mountain ranges of Beacon Hill, Lion Rock, Tate's Cairn, Kowloon Peak, etc. The peninsula covers five of the eighteen districts of Hong Kong.

Kowloon Peak

Fei Ngo Shan
Geographically, the term "Kowloon Peninsula" may also refer to the area south of the mountain ranges of Beacon Hill, Lion Rock, Tate's Cairn, Kowloon Peak, etc. The peninsula covers five of the eighteen districts of Hong Kong. Historically speaking, Kowloon Peninsula refers to the ceded territories of Kowloon in 1860 as part of the Convention of Peking, but geographically it covers the entire Kowloon south of the mountain ranges of Lion Rock, Kowloon Peak and other hills.

Districts of Hong Kong

Districtdistricts18 districts
Geographically, the term "Kowloon Peninsula" may also refer to the area south of the mountain ranges of Beacon Hill, Lion Rock, Tate's Cairn, Kowloon Peak, etc. The peninsula covers five of the eighteen districts of Hong Kong.

Monzogranite

The main rock type of the peninsula consists of a medium grained monzogranite with some fine granite outcrops, part of the Kowloon Granite.

Land reclamation in Hong Kong

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The peninsula has been significantly expanded through land reclamation from the sea, over several phases.

West Kowloon

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The West Kowloon Reclamation was formed as part of the Airport Core Programme and largely completed by 1995.

Song dynasty

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In 1287, the last emperor of the Song dynasty, Emperor Bing was fleeing from the Mongol leader Kublai Khan.

Zhao Bing

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In 1287, the last emperor of the Song dynasty, Emperor Bing was fleeing from the Mongol leader Kublai Khan.

Mongols

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In 1287, the last emperor of the Song dynasty, Emperor Bing was fleeing from the Mongol leader Kublai Khan.

Kublai Khan

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In 1287, the last emperor of the Song dynasty, Emperor Bing was fleeing from the Mongol leader Kublai Khan.

Ming dynasty

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In the 17th century, after the fall of the Ming dynasty, many of the Emperor's followers also found shelter in the Kowloon peninsula to hide from the Manchus.

Emperor of China

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In the 17th century, after the fall of the Ming dynasty, many of the Emperor's followers also found shelter in the Kowloon peninsula to hide from the Manchus.

Manchu people

ManchuManchusManchurian
In the 17th century, after the fall of the Ming dynasty, many of the Emperor's followers also found shelter in the Kowloon peninsula to hide from the Manchus.

Legislative Council of Hong Kong

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In 1898 a resolution was passed by the Colonial Hong Kong Legislative Council to preserve the land where some of the caves stand.