Kowloon City District

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This article is about the administrative district. For the area within this district, see Kowloon City.
Kowloon City District
District
Official logo of Kowloon City District
Official emblem
Location of Kowloon City District within Hong Kong
Location of Kowloon City District within Hong Kong
Coordinates: 22°19′42″N 114°11′30″E / 22.32820°N 114.19155°E / 22.32820; 114.19155Coordinates: 22°19′42″N 114°11′30″E / 22.32820°N 114.19155°E / 22.32820; 114.19155
Country China
Special administrative region Hong Kong
City Kowloon
Constituencies 25
Government
 • District Officer Miss Agnes Wong, JP
 • District Council Chairman Lau Wai-wing
Area
 • Total 9.97 km2 (3.85 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 362,501
 • Density 36,000/km2 (94,000/sq mi)
Time zone Hong Kong Time (UTC+8)
Website Kowloon City District Council
Kowloon City District
HK Kowloon City District 2008.jpg
Kowloon City District
Traditional Chinese 九龍城區
Simplified Chinese 九龙城区

Kowloon City District (Chinese: 九龍城區) is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. It is located in the city of Kowloon. It had a population of 381,352 in 2001. The district has the third most educated residents while its residents enjoy the highest income in Kowloon.

Kowloon City District is a relatively low density residential area.

Areas include: Ho Man Tin, Hung Hom, Kai Tak Airport, Kowloon Tong, Ma Tau Wai, To Kwa Wan, and Whampoa Garden, and the proper Kowloon City.

History[edit]

A section of Fuk Lo Tsun Road, Kowloon City

Part of the district was the location of the original Kowloon City, see Kowloon Walled City. This is now Walled City Park.

The former airport, Kai Tak International Airport was also located in the district; part of it will be re-developed to be Kai Tak Cruise Terminal. In 1982, the Hong Kong Government decided to divide Hong Kong into 18 administrative districts, and Kowloon City and its neighbouring areas such as Hung Hom now belongs to Kowloon City District.

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