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Location of Kat O in Hong Kong.
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.
It is the largest island in North District, the second largest being [1 ] Wong Wan Chau. The village of Tung O is located on its northwest coast. [2 ]
Built heritage [ edit ]
Tin Hau Temple at Kat O was built in 1763. It is listed as a [3 ] 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