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Hong Kong

Hong Kong lies on the coast of the South China Sea in the delta area, here up to 30km/19 miles wide, of the Canton River (in Chinese Chukiang/Zhu Jiang, in English Pearl River), just to the south of the Tropic of Cancer, between latitude 2299 and 22379 north and between longitude 113629 and 114309 east. Its average height above sea level is 33m/108ft. It is bounded on the north by the Chinese province of Kwantung/Guangdong.
As a result of its geographical situation Hong Kong has a subtropical climate with rainy summers, influenced by the north-east/south-east monsoon.

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