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香港地圖 City Map of Hong Kong

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JohoMaps! 2005

 

Map of Hong Kong 
  Date:   July, 2007 (2nd Ed)
Map format:   jpeg
Dimension:   906 x 698 pixels (634 kb)
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Conditions of using this map:   Unlimited educational use, free download.  Free web posting with web link to www.johomaps.net
Computer Specifics:   Prepared using Adobe Illustrator
   
   

Transportation Map of Hong Kong

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JohoMaps! 2005

 

Metro Map of
Hong Kong and Shenzhen
  Date:   Jun, 2007 (6th Ed)
Map format:   jpeg
Dimension:   936  x 920 pixels (397 kb)
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Hong Kong Island and Kowloon Metro Map

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JohoMaps! 2005

 

Metro Map of
Hong Kong Island and Kowloon
  Date:   Oct, 2007 (3rd Ed)
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Dimension:   1036 x 776 pixels (360 kb)
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Central Hong Kong Map

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JohoMaps! 2006

 

Hong Kong Metro Vicinity Map
  Date:   Jun, 2006
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Official Names of the City:
Hong Kong

(Simplified and Traditional Chinese) English, Western European Languages  Japanese Korean
Other names of Hong Kong:
Xianggang (Chinese pinyin, not used in Hong Kong or China, inappropriately used in some Western maps),
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) (full name)
Hongkong

Adjective: Hongkonger
Short Form: Kong (港)

Hong Kong (From Wikipedia)
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The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (Traditional Chinese: 中華人民共和國香港特別行政區; Simplified Chinese: 中华人民共和国香港特别行政区, is located on the southeastern coast of China.

Hong Kong (香港, in Cantonese Yale, Hčung Góng, also known as Hongkong, which was common in older English-language texts, or Xiānggǎng, in Pinyin) has one of the world's most liberal economies and is a major international centre of finance and trade. A former British colony now administered by the PRC under the "one country, two systems" policy, Hong Kong is constitutionally entitled to a relatively high degree of autonomy; for example, it retains its own legal system, currency, customs, treaty negotiating rights, such as air traffic and aircraft landing rights, and immigration laws. Hong Kong even maintains its own road rules, with traffic continuing to drive on the left. Only national defence and diplomatic relations are responsibilities of the central government in Beijing.

Despite Hong Kong's reversion from British to Chinese rule, the region's English name remains "Hong Kong" (which sounds closer to the pronunciation in the local Cantonese language), and not, as some sources suggest, Xiānggǎng (the Mandarin equivalent).

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Interactive Maps (with Rating by Johomaps *) - External Links


Centamap.com Interactive Map of Hong Kong General Rating:
  • High Definition satellite photo integrated with Google Satellite
  • Panning is not very good on this map.  Use the control on the top right hand corner, then zoom in and out.  The icon below the pan tool is the address input tool where you can type in an address for the map to take you there.
  • User-friendliness: 4.5/5
  • Printer-friendliness: 4/5
  • Special Features: Info tool that lets the user query the name of individual buildings.  This tool is extremely useful because the locals know their city by landmarks more than roads.
  • Extremely detailed small-scaled (zoomed-in) maps of urban areas, many buildings are named
  • Insufficient separation of road by grade, i.e., highways appear intelligible from normal streets
Required Program Macromedia Flash Player
Orthophoto
Road Names and Highway Numbers
Additional Info Query tool on individual buildings

 

Hong Kong Interactive Map (by Yellow Pages) General Rating:
  • High Definition satellite photo
  • User-friendliness: 4/5
  • Printer-friendliness: 1/5
  • Special Features: Very user-friendly business directory / search tool and hassle free automatic zoom in
  • Extremely detailed small-scaled (zoomed-in) maps of urban areas, many buildings are named 
  • Well organized themes, including public transit, road maps, and census maps.
  • Insufficient separation of road by grade, i.e., highways appear intelligible from normal streets

 

Required Program Macromedia Flash Player
Orthophoto
Road Names and Highway Numbers
Additional Info Dining Map, good integrated mapping and display of various themes for a variety of purposes (tourist maps, census tract maps, public transit maps, etc.)

Various weather-related maps, such as air temperatures at various stations, air pollution index, and related statistics.

 

Interactive 1-m scene of Hong Kong (by WorldSat) General Rating:
  • High Definition satellite photo
  • User-friendliness: 4/5
  • Printer-friendliness: 1/5
  • Special Features: N/A
  • Download time is quite fast, moving around the image does not require very much waiting.
Required Program Macromedia Flash Player
Orthophoto
Road Names and Highway Numbers
Additional Info N/A

 

Reference Maps  - External Links


Geocarto Satellite Map of Hong Kong
Oblique view of the urban area of Hong Kong, and the urban core of the city.  Clear view of relief.  

 

Map and info of Hong Kong's Urban Railways System
(Urban Rail. net)
Maps and the most updated info on the MTR and KCR rail system of Hong Kong

 

Google Maps General Rating:
  • High Definition satellite photo
  • User-friendliness: 4/5
  • Printer-friendliness: 4/5
  • Special Features: Hybrid Maps, i.e., highway info projected on satellite images.  Images are scaled and projections are very accurate
  • Good zoom in and zoom out function
  • Detailed info only appears at appropriate levels to avoid cluttering the map.
Required Program N/A
Orthophoto
Road Names and Highway Numbers

 

* Ratings are based solely on opinions of our map reviewers.  Financial support and benefits to the web site have no influence on the ratings.