Hong Kong Travel Guide

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 22°99 and 22°379 north and between longitude 113°629 and 114°309 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.