Lantau Island

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Lantau Island (also Lantao Island, Lan Tao;, ) is the largest island in Hong Kong, located at the mouth of the Pearl River.wikipedia
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Tung Chung

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Originally the site of fishing villages, the island has been developed in recent years with the construction of Tung Chung New Town on its north-western coast and the completion of several major infrastructure projects, including Lantau Link (1997), Hong Kong International Airport (1998), Hong Kong Disneyland (2005) and Ngong Ping 360 (2006). The completion of the Hong Kong International Airport at Chek Lap Kok in 1998 has led to economic development in north-western Lantau; the once quiet village of Tung Chung became a new town and is now home to over 45,000 people located in 30 to 50 storey high-rise housing estates and condominiums located near the airport.
Tung Chung, meaning "eastern stream", is an area on the northwestern coast of Lantau Island, Hong Kong.

Hong Kong Disneyland

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Originally the site of fishing villages, the island has been developed in recent years with the construction of Tung Chung New Town on its north-western coast and the completion of several major infrastructure projects, including Lantau Link (1997), Hong Kong International Airport (1998), Hong Kong Disneyland (2005) and Ngong Ping 360 (2006).
Hong Kong Disneyland (also known as HK Disneyland or HKDL) is a theme park located on reclaimed land in Penny's Bay, Lantau Island.

List of islands and peninsulas of Hong Kong

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With a land mass of 147.16 sqkm, it is the largest island in Hong Kong, almost twice the size of Hong Kong Island.
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.

Ngong Ping 360

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Originally the site of fishing villages, the island has been developed in recent years with the construction of Tung Chung New Town on its north-western coast and the completion of several major infrastructure projects, including Lantau Link (1997), Hong Kong International Airport (1998), Hong Kong Disneyland (2005) and Ngong Ping 360 (2006).
The Ngong Ping 360 is a gondola lift on Lantau Island in Hong Kong.

List of mountains, peaks and hills in Hong Kong

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It is the second highest in Hong Kong, after Tai Mo Shan, and is almost twice the height of Victoria Peak.

Tsuen Wan District

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A small northeastern portion of the island is located in the Tsuen Wan District.
An exclave of Tsuen Wan is also located on the northeastern part of Lantau island.

Hong Kong International Airport

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Originally the site of fishing villages, the island has been developed in recent years with the construction of Tung Chung New Town on its north-western coast and the completion of several major infrastructure projects, including Lantau Link (1997), Hong Kong International Airport (1998), Hong Kong Disneyland (2005) and Ngong Ping 360 (2006). The completion of the Hong Kong International Airport at Chek Lap Kok in 1998 has led to economic development in north-western Lantau; the once quiet village of Tung Chung became a new town and is now home to over 45,000 people located in 30 to 50 storey high-rise housing estates and condominiums located near the airport.
A 1974 planning study by the Civil Aviation and Public Works departments identified the small island of Chek Lap Kok, off Lantau Island, as a possible airport replacement site.

Lantau Peak

Lantau Peak (934 m) is the highest point of the island.
Lantau Peak or Fung Wong Shan (, literally "Phoenix Mountain") is the second highest peak in Hong Kong and the highest point on Lantau Island, with a height of 934 m above sea level.

Nei Lak Shan

Other mountains include Sunset Peak at 898 m, Lin Fa Shan at 766 m, Nei Lak Shan at 751 m and Yi Tung Shan at 747 m.
With a height of 751 m on Lantau Island, it is situated immediately north of Ngong Ping where the Buddhist Po Lin Monastery is located.

Fan Lau

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Fan Lau Kok at the end of Fan Lau Peninsula is the southwest end of the territory of Hong Kong. These include rock carvings at Shek Pik, which are thought to date back to the Bronze Age, and a stone circle at Fan Lau which is probably from the Neolithic Age.
Fan Lau is a peninsula and area in the southwest tip of Lantau Island in Hong Kong.

Lantau North Country Park

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The largest country park of Hong Kong, Lantau South Country Park is located on the island, which hosts two other parks, namely Lantau North Country Park and its extension.
Lantau North Country Park is one of two rural parks on Lantau Island (Hong Kong) and is located on the north side of the island.

Shek Pik Reservoir

Shek Pik Reservoir is the third largest freshwater reservoir in Hong Kong.
Shek Pik Reservoir is a reservoir in Shek Pik on Lantau Island in Hong Kong.

Mui Wo

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Other settlements include Mui Wo, Tai O, Tong Fuk, Sha Lo Wan villages, Pui O villages, Luk Keng Village, Nim Shue Wan Village, San Shek Wan and The Sea Ranch.
Mui Wo is a rural town on the eastern coast of Lantau Island in Hong Kong.

Sunset Peak, Hong Kong

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Other mountains include Sunset Peak at 898 m, Lin Fa Shan at 766 m, Nei Lak Shan at 751 m and Yi Tung Shan at 747 m.
It is situated on Lantau Island within Lantau South Country Park and Lantau North Country Park and stands at a height of 869 m above the sea level.

Tai Mo Shan

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It is the second highest in Hong Kong, after Tai Mo Shan, and is almost twice the height of Victoria Peak.
Two other significant coastal peaks, the Lantau Peak (934m) on Lantau Island and Mount Wutong in Shenzhen (943.7m) are approximately 27 km to the southwest and 21.5 km to the northeast respectively.

Tai O

Other settlements include Mui Wo, Tai O, Tong Fuk, Sha Lo Wan villages, Pui O villages, Luk Keng Village, Nim Shue Wan Village, San Shek Wan and The Sea Ranch.
Tai O is a fishing town, partly located on an island of the same name, on the western side of Lantau Island in Hong Kong.

Lantau South Country Park

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The largest country park of Hong Kong, Lantau South Country Park is located on the island, which hosts two other parks, namely Lantau North Country Park and its extension.
Lantau South Country Park is one of two rural country parks on Lantau Island, Hong Kong, the other one being Lantau North Country Park and its extension.

Pui O

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Other settlements include Mui Wo, Tai O, Tong Fuk, Sha Lo Wan villages, Pui O villages, Luk Keng Village, Nim Shue Wan Village, San Shek Wan and The Sea Ranch.
Pui O (, or ), formerly Lo Pui O, is an area on Lantau Island in Hong Kong.

Sha Lo Wan

Other settlements include Mui Wo, Tai O, Tong Fuk, Sha Lo Wan villages, Pui O villages, Luk Keng Village, Nim Shue Wan Village, San Shek Wan and The Sea Ranch.
Sha Lo Wan is a bay in the northwest Lantau Island, Hong Kong.

Tai Ho Wan

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Over the next few years, the population of the North Lantau New Town is expected to increase to a target population of over 200,000 across 7.6 km2 of reclaimed land stretching from Tung Chung to Tai Ho.
Tai Ho Wan (, lit. big oyster bay) is a bay on the north shore of Lantau Island in Hong Kong.

New towns of Hong Kong

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The completion of the Hong Kong International Airport at Chek Lap Kok in 1998 has led to economic development in north-western Lantau; the once quiet village of Tung Chung became a new town and is now home to over 45,000 people located in 30 to 50 storey high-rise housing estates and condominiums located near the airport.
After the government had built a new town on Lantau Island in the 1990s, the pace at which it developed new towns slowed down in the 2000s, owing to the lowered rate of population growth.

North Lantau New Town

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Over the next few years, the population of the North Lantau New Town is expected to increase to a target population of over 200,000 across 7.6 km2 of reclaimed land stretching from Tung Chung to Tai Ho.
North Lantau New Town, built on reclaimed land on the northern coast of the Lantau Island in the New Territories, Hong Kong, is the newest of the nine new towns in Hong Kong.

Tong Fuk

Tong Fuk Beach
Other settlements include Mui Wo, Tai O, Tong Fuk, Sha Lo Wan villages, Pui O villages, Luk Keng Village, Nim Shue Wan Village, San Shek Wan and The Sea Ranch.
Tong Fuk (, formerly ) is a village and an area on Lantau Island in Hong Kong.

Shek Pik

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These include rock carvings at Shek Pik, which are thought to date back to the Bronze Age, and a stone circle at Fan Lau which is probably from the Neolithic Age.
Shek Pik is an area located along the southwestern coast of Lantau Island, Hong Kong.

Chi Ma Wan

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Other settlements include Mui Wo, Tai O, Tong Fuk, Sha Lo Wan villages, Pui O villages, Luk Keng Village, Nim Shue Wan Village, San Shek Wan and The Sea Ranch.
Chi Ma Wan is a bay on southeastern Lantau Island, New Territories, Hong Kong.