Hong Kong wallpapers represent the city located at the China’s south coast. It is one of the two special administrative regions of People’s Republic of China, other being is Macau. The city is enclosed by South China Sea and Pearl River Delta. The city is spread over a land mass of 1104 square kilo meters (426 square mile) providing space to seven million people. Population of the city comprises of 95 percent ethnic Chinese and 5 percent is from other groups. Because of this large population Hong Kong is one of the world’s most densely populated areas. The fame of this city is mostly because of its expansive skyline and deep natural harbor.
After the first Opium War (1839-42) Hong Kong became a colony of British Empire. Primarily the boundaries were limited to originally confined Hong Kong Island, but in 1860 the boundaries were extended to Kowloon peninsula and then in 1898 the extension was made up to new territories. During the pacific war it was under the occupation of Japan.
Hong Kong is one of world’s leading financial centers; it has a major capitalist service economy characterized by low taxation and free trade. Hong Kong dollar is the eight most traded currencies in the world. The city has got the world’s highest per capita incomes.
The space in city is very much limited while on the other hand there is a huge population to control. That’s why because of lack of space denser constructions were done. This denser construction developed the city to the center of modern architecture and gave it the name of world’s most vertical city. These Hong Kong wallpapers represent the beauty and density of construction mad in this city. This denser construction also led to a highly developed transportation network with public transport, which has got the world’s highest travelling rate of 90 percent.
Expects like financial and economic competitiveness, economic freedom, quality of life, corruption perception etc are ranked highly in the world. According to UNO and WHO estimates, people in Hong Kong have got highest life expectancy in the world than any other country.