Victoria Harbour

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.

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

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Land reclamation in Hong Kong

The reclamation of land from the ocean has long been used in mountainous Hong Kong to expand the limited supply of usable land with a total of around 60 square kilometres of land created by 1996.

Marker in Causeway Bay showing the former location of the coastline
route of the HKZM bridge
Sha Tin New Town under development in the 1980s
Kai Tak Airport in the 1970s, before more reclamation work was undertaken.
Hong Kong Disneyland Resort under construction (October 2004)
The airport platform of Hong Kong International Airport in 2010

Several projects in and around Victoria Harbour, constructed for various purposes.

Central, Hong Kong

Central business district of 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

It is located in Central and Western District, on the north shore of Hong Kong Island, across Victoria Harbour from Tsim Sha Tsui, the southernmost point of Kowloon Peninsula.

Tsing Yi

Island in the urban area of Hong Kong, to the northwest of Hong Kong Island and south of Tsuen Wan.

Constituencies in 2003 District Council Election. Tsing Yi Island is the island on the left.
Ching Tai Court, Cheung Fat Estate and Ching Wang Court on the right, Villa Esplanada at the center, Maritime Square and Tsing Yi Bridge (North) on the left
The position of Tsing Yi Island, as Chun Fa Lok (春花落), in the map of Yuet Tai Kei (粵大記) written by Kwok Fei (郭棐) during Ming Dynasty. (Note: The south is on the top of the map.)
Tsing Yi Promenade in Tsing Yi Town along Rambler Channel
Residential buildings in Tsing Yi
Tsing Yi North Coastal
Clusters of highrise residential blocks in Tsing Yi Town

The island is in the northwest of Victoria Harbour and part of its coastline is subject to the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance.

Causeway Bay

Area and a bay on Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, across the border of the Eastern and Wan Chai districts.

The busy Yee Wo Street crossing
View from Kowloon peninsula
View of Causeway Bay, 1846
Causeway Bay during the 2014 Hong Kong protests
Statue of Queen Victoria in Victoria Park
Causeway Bay at night, at Kingston Street
Causeway Bay station

Traditionally, Causeway Bay refers to the area near today's Tin Hau Station, but Causeway Bay now comprises the area south of Victoria Harbour, with Oil Street as the eastern boundary, Tung Lo Wan Road and Leighton Road as the southern border, and Canal Road Flyover as the western boundary.

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

One of the two major convention and exhibition venues in Hong Kong, along with AsiaWorld–Expo.

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in August 2008
Grand Hall of Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in July 2011
Interior of Phase 2 of the Centre in July 2011
Art Basel Exhibition in the Centre in March 2015

Built along the Victoria Harbour, it is linked by covered walkways to nearby hotels and commercial buildings.

Hong Kong

City and special administrative region of China on the eastern Pearl River Delta in South China.

Hong Kong in 1868, photograph by John Thomson
British Hong Kong flag from 1959 to 1997
Since 2012, the legislature has met in the Tamar Legislative Council Complex.
The Court of Final Appeal Building formerly housed the Supreme Court and the Legislative Council.
2019–2020 Hong Kong protests
Areas of urban development and vegetation are visible in this satellite image.
A residential building in Quarry Bay
2016 population pyramid
Wong Tai Sin Temple is dedicated to the Taoist deity Wong Tai Sin
Hong Kong is one of the world's busiest container ports
A proportional representation of Hong Kong exports, 2019
Former trading floor of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
Entrance to the Cross-Harbour Tunnel in Hung Hom, Kowloon
MTR train on the Tung Chung line
Statue of Bruce Lee on the Avenue of Stars, a tribute to the city's film industry
The Hong Kong Sevens, considered the premier tournament of the World Rugby Sevens Series, is played each spring.
Old campus of St. Paul's College, the first school established in the colonial era
University of Hong Kong main building
TVB City, headquarters of Hong Kong's first over-the-air television station

The incense was stored near Aberdeen Harbour for export before Victoria Harbour was developed.

Kowloon

Urban area in Hong Kong comprising the Kowloon Peninsula and New Kowloon.

Kowloon c. 1868, depicting the Qing-era Kowloon Walled City and Lion Rock (in the background)
Map of Kowloon in 1915
Hong Kong's old airport, Kai Tak, was located in Kowloon Bay.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hung Hom
King George V School, Homantin
Western Harbour Crossing, one of the tunnels that link Kowloon with Hong Kong Island
Urban Council Centenary Garden fountain, Tsim Sha Tsui
Maze Garden, Kowloon Park, Tsim Sha Tsui
An Air France Boeing 747 passing above Kowloon, prior to landing at the old airport in 1998.
Star Ferry Pier, with the Hong Kong Cultural Centre and Tsim Sha Tsui Clock Tower in the background.
Kowloon Masjid and Islamic Centre
Night view of Kowloon from Hong Kong Island

Kowloon is located directly north of Hong Kong Island across Victoria Harbour.

Sheung Wan

Area in Hong Kong, located in the north-west of Hong Kong Island, between Central and Sai Ying Pun.

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 surrounded by Sai Ying Pun in the west, Central in the east, Victoria Harbour in the north and Victoria Peak in the south.

Kowloon Peninsula

Military encampments on Kowloon Peninsula in 1860, looking south toward Hong Kong Island.
An Air France Boeing 747 passing above Kowloon, landing at the old airport.
Hong Kong's old airport, Kai Tak, was located in Kowloon.

The Kowloon Peninsula is a peninsula that forms the southern part of the main landmass in the territory of Hong Kong, alongside Victoria Harbour and facing toward Hong Kong Island.

Tsim Sha Tsui

Urban area in southern Kowloon, Hong Kong.

Tsim Sha Tsui, seen from Hong Kong Island.
The position of Tsim Sha Tsui (pink) during Ming dynasty
Aerial view of Tsim Sha Tsui in early 20th century. The Kowloon station (low left corner), the former Marine Police Headquarters (on the hill inland behind the station), and the Peninsula Hotel (centre)
The southern tip of Tsim Sha Tsui, with the Hong Kong China Ferry Terminal and Harbour City.
The Peninsula Hong Kong and its office towers.
Neon signs in Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui.
Gucci store in the Tsim Sha Tsui section of Canton Road.
1881 Heritage
Overview of Kowloon Park.
The Former Kowloon-Canton Railway Clock Tower in Tsim Sha Tsui is a famous landmark of Hong Kong.
The Tsim Sha Tsui Pier of the Star Ferry, with Hong Kong Island in the background.
Tsim Sha Tsui Clocktower Neighbourhood Police Service
Tsim Sha Tsui East.
Salisbury Road in East Tsim Sha Tsui.
The Salisbury, YMCA of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Cultural Centre
The Avenue of Stars
The waterfront of the Hong Kong Island on the opposite coast of the Victoria Harbour, as seen from Tsim Sha Tsui
Hong Kong Museum of History
The Hong Kong Museum of Art
Signal Hill Tower

Geographically, Tsim Sha Tsui is a cape on the tip of the Kowloon Peninsula pointing towards Victoria Harbour, opposite Central.