Kat O

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Location of Kat O in Hong Kong.
Coastal Residences
The pier of Kat O
Tin Hau Temple on Kat O

Kat O (Chinese: 吉澳Hakka: ket au) or Crooked Island is an island of Hong Kong located in the north-east of the territory. Administratively, it is part of North District.

Hong Kong Marine Police station on Kat O

Geography[edit]

Kat O has an area of 2.35 km².[1] It is the largest island in North District, the second largest being Wong Wan Chau. The village of Tung O is located on its northwest coast.[2]

Built heritage[edit]

The Tin Hau Temple at Kat O was built in 1763.[3] It is listed as a Grade III historic building.

Conservation[edit]

Kat O is part of the Plover Cove (Extension) Country Park since 1979.[4]

Kat O Geoheritage Centre at No.142, Kat O Main Street, Kat O, was opened in 2010 by Kat O villagers, voluntary groups and the government to raise public awareness of geo-conservation, as part of the Hong Kong Geopark.[5]

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Coordinates: 22°32′28″N 114°17′43.9″E / 22.54111°N 114.295528°E / 22.54111; 114.295528