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Metropolitan area and special administrative region of the People's Republic of China on the eastern Pearl River Delta of the South China Sea. Wikipedia

  • Macau

    City and special administrative region of the People's Republic of China in the western Pearl River Delta by the South China Sea. Area of 32.9 km2, it is the most densely populated region in the world. Wikipedia

  • Handover of Hong Kong

    The transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong, commonly known as the handover of Hong Kong (or simply the Handover, also the Return in mainland China), occurred at midnight at the start of 1 July 1997, when the United Kingdom returned sovereignty over the British Dependent Territory of Hong Kong to China. China formed the special administrative region of Hong Kong, which continues to maintain governing and economic systems separate from those of mainland China. Wikipedia

  • Shenzhen

    Major sub-provincial city on the east bank of the Pearl River estuary on the central coast of southern Guangdong province, People's Republic of China. It forms part of the Pearl River Delta megalopolis, bordering Hong Kong to the south, Huizhou to the northeast and Dongguan to the northwest, and shares maritime boundaries with Guangzhou, Zhongshan and Zhuhai to the west and southwest across the estuary. Wikipedia

  • Special administrative regions of China

    The special administrative regions (SAR) are one type of provincial-level administrative divisions of the People's Republic of China directly under Central People's Government. As a region, they possess the highest degree of autonomy in China. Wikipedia

  • Hong Kong–mainland China relations refer to the relationship between Mainland China and Hong Kong. According to the 1997 Sino-British Joint Declaration, the United Kingdom handed control of Hong Kong over to the People's Republic of China, making it a special administrative region. Wikipedia

  • History of Hong Kong

    The region of Hong Kong has been inhabited since the Old Stone Age, later becoming part of the Chinese empire with its loose incorporation into the Qin dynasty (221–206 BC). Important free port and eventually a major international financial centre. Wikipedia

  • Hong Kong–Mainland China conflict

    Relations between people in Hong Kong and mainland China have been relatively tense since the early 2000s. Various factors have contributed, including different interpretations of the "one country, two systems" principle; policies of the Hong Kong and central governments to encourage mainland visitors to Hong Kong; and the changing economic environment. Wikipedia

  • China

    Country in East Asia. World's most populous country, with a population of around 1.4 billion in 2019. Wikipedia

  • Class of British nationality that was granted by voluntary registration to Hong Kong residents who had been British Dependent Territories citizens (BDTCs) before the transfer of sovereignty to China in 1997. Individuals with this nationality are British nationals and Commonwealth citizens, but not British citizens. Wikipedia

  • China–United Kingdom relations

    Chinese-United Kingdom relations, more commonly known as British–Chinese relations, Anglo-Chinese relations and Sino-British relations, refers to the interstate relations between China (with its various governments through history) and the United Kingdom. The United Kingdom and China were on opposing sides of the Cold War. Wikipedia

  • One country, two systems

    Constitutional principle of the People's Republic of China describing the governance of Hong Kong and Macau since they became Special Administrative Regions of China in 1997 and 1999 respectively. Formulated in the early 1980s by Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping during negotiations with the United Kingdom over Hong Kong. Wikipedia

  • Sino-British Joint Declaration

    Treaty signed between the United Kingdom and China on Hong Kong under Chinese sovereignty. Set to expire according to the Convention for the Extension of Hong Kong Territory. Wikipedia

  • Hong Kong Basic Law

    National law of China that serves as the de facto constitution of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region . Enacted under the Constitution of China to implement the Sino-British Joint Declaration. Wikipedia

  • Pearl River Delta

    Low-lying area surrounding the Pearl River estuary, where the Pearl River flows into the South China Sea. One of the most densely urbanized regions in the world, and is often considered a megacity. Wikipedia

  • Transfer of sovereignty over Macau

    The transfer of sovereignty of Macau (Chinese: 澳門回歸; Portuguese: Transferência da soberania de Macau) from Portugal to the People's Republic of China (PRC) occurred on 20 December 1999. Settled by Portuguese merchants in 1557, during the Ming Dynasty and was subsequently under various degrees of Portuguese rule until 1999. Wikipedia

  • Shanghai

    One of the four direct-administered municipalities of the People's Republic of China, governed by the State Council. Located on the southern estuary of the Yangtze, with the Huangpu River flowing through it. Wikipedia

  • Timeline of Chinese history

    Timeline of Chinese history, comprising important legal and territorial changes and political events in China and its predecessor states. To read about the background to these events, see History of China. Wikipedia

  • Percy Cradock

    British diplomat, civil servant and sinologist who served as British Ambassador to the People's Republic of China from 1978 to 1983, playing a significant role in the Sino-British negotiations which led up to the signing of the Sino-British Joint Declaration in 1984. Posted to the British Chargé d'affaires Office in Peking at the outset of the Cultural Revolution in 1966. Wikipedia

  • China–United States relations

    China–United States relations, also known as G2, U.S.–Chinese relations, Chinese–U.S. relations, U.S.-Sino relations or Sino-American relations, refer to relations between China and the United States. The relationship between the two countries has been complex, and varied from positive to highly negative. Wikipedia

  • Kowloon

    Urban area in Hong Kong comprising the Kowloon Peninsula and New Kowloon. Most populous urban area in Hong Kong. Wikipedia

  • Geography of Hong Kong

    Hong Kong, a Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, can be geographically divided into three territories: Kowloon, Hong Kong Island, and the New Territories. Coastal city and major port in Southern China, bordering Guangdong province through city of Shenzhen to the north and the South China Sea to the West, East and South. Wikipedia

  • Legislative Council of Hong Kong

    Unicameral legislature of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China. Body comprising 70 members, 35 of whom are directly elected through five geographical constituencies under the proportional representation system with largest remainder method and Hare quota, while the other 35 are indirectly elected through interest-group-based functional constituencies (FCs) with limited electorates. Wikipedia

  • Hainan

    Smallest and southernmost province of the People's Republic of China , consisting of various islands in the South China Sea. The Hainan Island, the largest and most populous island under PRC administration, makes up the vast majority (97%) of the province. Wikipedia

  • New Territories

    One of the three main regions of Hong Kong, alongside Hong Kong Island and the Kowloon Peninsula. It makes up 86.2% of Hong Kong's territory, and contains around half of the population of Hong Kong. Wikipedia

  • 1994 Hong Kong electoral reform

    Set of significant constitutional changes in the last years of British colonial rule in Hong Kong before the handover of its sovereignty to the People's Republic of China on 1 July 1997. The reform aimed at broadening the electorate base of the three-tiers elections in 1994 and 1995. Wikipedia

  • Cross-Strait relations

    Cross-Strait relations (sometimes called Mainland–Taiwan relations or Taiwan–China relations ) refer to the relationship between the following two political entities, which are separated by the Taiwan Strait in the west Pacific Ocean: Transferred from Japan at the end of World War II in 1945 and the subsequent split of China into the aforementioned two in 1949 as a result of civil war, and hinges on two key questions: whether the two entities are two separate countries or two "regions" or parts of the same country (i.e. "One China") with rivaling governments. Wikipedia

  • Politics of Hong Kong

    The politics of Hong Kong takes place in a framework of a political system dominated by its quasi-constitutional document, the Hong Kong Basic Law, its own legislature, the Chief Executive as the head of government and of the Special Administrative Region and of a politically constrained multi-party presidential system. Led by the Chief Executive, the head of government. Wikipedia

  • Hong Kong national security law

    Piece of national security legislation concerning Hong Kong. Required under Article 23 of the Hong Kong Basic Law, which came into force in 1997 and stipulates that the law should be enacted by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Wikipedia

  • Flag of Hong Kong

    The flag of Hong Kong, officially the regional flag of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, depicts a white stylised five-petal Hong Kong orchid tree (Bauhinia blakeana) flower in the centre of a Chinese red field. Adopted on 4 April 1990 at the Third Session of the Seventh National People's Congress. Wikipedia

  • History of Macau

    Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China. Leased to Portugal as a trading post in exchange for an annual rent of 500 tael in order to stay in Macau, it remained under Chinese sovereignty and authority until 1887, the Portuguese came to consider and administer it as a de facto colony. Wikipedia

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