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HKFFSMOD4A - Hong Kong

HKFFSMOD4A - Hong Kong




Image Code: HKFFSMOD4A
Category:Modern

A 2015 view of the the 'The Flying Frenchman' - bronze sculpture by César Baldaccini, donated by the Cartier Foundation, to the people of Hong Kong, in April 1992. It weight 6 tons, 4.8 meters high, 8.4 meters long. It is a landmark in Hong Kong,  photographed during the Chinese New Year celebrations. In the background is a partial view of the the 'Clock Tower', another landmark in Hong Kong. The clock tower is the only remnant of the original site of the former Kowloon Station on the Kowloon - Canton Railway. They are both located on the southern shore of Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

Hong Kong, an administrative region of the People's Republic of China, Asia, is situated at the mouth of the delta formed by the Xijiang (West), Beijiang (North), Dingjiang (East) and Zhujiang (Pearl) rivers as they enter the South China Sea. It has 260 islands and a long coastline of approximately 730 km (453.6 mile). The territory consists of around 1,104 square km. Hong Kong shares land borders with only one country, China.

On June 30th 1997, Hong Kong ended 99 years of British rule and reunited with China, but retained unique rights and privileges as a special administrative region.

Region / City
Hong Kong
Scenery Location
Asia
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