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Hong Kong Postal Code

Hong Kong is officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (Hong Kong SAR or HKSAR), which is located in South China. Hong Kong is one of the most developed cities in the world and the major global financial center. It maintained separate governing and economic systems from the mainland under the principle of one country, two systems. Tamar is the administrative center in Hong Kong. The major urban areas in Hong Kong include Kowloon, Victoria, Tuen Mun, Shatin, Tseung Kwan O, Kwai Chung, Tsuen Wan, Tin Shui Wai, Tai Po, Fanling, Ma On Shan, etc.

The official languages of Hong Kong are Chinese and English. The other languages are Cantonese, Han Chinese, Filipino, Indonesian, Indian, Nepalese, etc. Hong Kong is well known for its unique way of celebrating its festivals like the Cheung Chau Bun Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival, Hungry Ghost Festival, Chinese New Year, Spring Lantern Festival, Tin Hau Festival, Dragon Boat Festival, Hung Shing Festival, Qingming Festival, Chung Yeung Festival, Winter Solstice Festival, Buddha’s Birthday, Monkey God Festival, National Day, Christmas and New Year, etc. Many foreigners or travelers also take part in the celebration and enjoy it.

Hong Kong doesn’t have a postal code. At first, there was so much controversy over the places in which mail was sent, but now everything has been sorted out and mail is delivered quickly and easily with help of their numbering.

Land Area

Hong Kong has been ranked as the 168th largest nation in the world and it has a total land area of 1,064 km2, which comes to around a total of 2,755 mi2. The entire Hong Kong land was divided into 18 districts and further subdivided into 479 district council seats. Out of 479 seats, 452 are directly elected and 27 are non-elected seats. The names of the 18 districts are Islands, Kwai Tsing, North, Sai Kung, Sha Tin, Tai Po, Tsuen Wan, Tuen Mun, Yuen Long, Kowloon City, Kwun Tong, Sham Shui Po, Wong Tai Sin, Yau Tsim Mong, Central and Western, Eastern, Southern and Wan Chai.

Water Area

The natural water resource in Hong Kong is 59.70%. There are two important lakes in Hong Kong namely Bride’s Pool and Inspiration Lake. There are a few important dams namely the East Dam of High Island Reservoir, Tai Lam Chung Reservoir, Aberdeen Reservoirs, Kowloon Reservoirs, Ho Pui Reservoir, Shek Pik Reservoir, etc. These lakes and dams in Hong Kong are playing a significant role and helping in mobilizing 87.24% of surface waters. These lakes and dams in Hong Kong have international tourism importance and they were all built at different times for different purposes – supplying electrical power, irrigation, protecting land and people from floods, and using dams. The major sources of water in Hong Kong include groundwater, lakes, rainwater, rivers, dams, snow, soil moisture springs, streams, water, waterfall, wetlands, etc. Many other lakes are small in area and contain a minimum volume of water. Most of these lakes are freshwater lakes and very few are salt lakes.

Mountains

There are 579 named mountains in Hong Kong. The highest peak and most prominent mountain in Hong Kong is Tai Mo Shan which is about 957 meters (3,140 feet). The names of other mountains are Lantau Peak, Sunset Peak, Sze Fong Shan, Wo Yeung Shan, Lin Fa Shan, Miu Ko Toi, Nei Lak Shan, Yi Tung Shan, Wo Tong Kong, Ma On Shan, Yin Ngam Teng, The Hunch Backs, Grassy Hill, Wong Leng, Buffalo Hill, West Buffalo Hill, Kowloon Peak, etc.

Postal Stamps

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List of postal and courier services in Hong Kong:

  • AIT Worldwide Logistics
  • GRANDWAYS LOGISTICS (HK) LTD
  • PICKUPP
  • DHL Express Service Point
  • FedEx
  • DPEX Worldwide (HK) Limited
  • Mail Boxes Etc
  • Collection and Delivery Service
  • Royale International Couriers Limited
  • LBC Express - Central Branch

Hong Kong PostalCode
Address format Each administrative division maintains its postal number for mail delivery purposes. Having the correct code is essential to your mail delivery. The official name of the Hong Kong Postal service is named Hong Kong Post.
The postal service of Hong Kong was founded in 1841 and is commonly known as the Postal Department or Post office. There is no postal code used in Hong Kong.
Examples Mr. CHAN Kwok-kwong
Flat 25, 12/F, Acacia Building
150 Kennedy Road
WAN CHAI
HONG KONG

Frequently asked questions (FAQ) s

  • Name the official postal service in Hong Kong?
    The official postal service of Hong Kong is Hong Kong Post.
  • How many digits are in the postal codes of Hong Kong?
    Hong Kong doesn’t use postal codes for delivering mail.
  • What is the alpha two-letter country code of Hong Kong?
    The alpha two-letter country code of Hong Kong is HK.