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Hong Kong

  • Hong Kong harbourside
    What's my name?

    Hong Kong in Cantonese means 'Fragrant Harbour'.

  • Hong Kong Food
    Good Luck

    Eating noodles on one’s birthday is considered by the residents of Hong Kong to afford one a long and blessed life.

  • City Skyline
    City Living

    Hong Kong is counted amongst the most densely populated areas of the world.

  • Taxi

    Hong Kong has more Rolls Royce’s per person than any other city in the world.

  • Hong Kong Kids
    Kickin' it

    It is home to Kung Fu or martial arts movies and legends Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan.

Fast Facts

  • Official Name: Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
  • Capital: Hong Kong
  • Population: 7.2 million
  • Official Language: Cantonese
  • Currency: Hong Kong Dollar
  • Government Type: Special Administrative Region of China
  • Academic Year: September to May (break before Christmas, starts again in January) 

Australia China Youth Association

The University of Adelaide has partnered with the Australia China Youth Association (ACYA), a support network that works to foster a transnational community of young Australians and Chinese interested in furthering understanding of each other’s countries.

ACYA chapters are reachable via FacebookLink to external website or WeChatLink to external website, and has five Chinese chapters in Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Nanjing, Guangzhou, Wuhan, and Chongqing.

For more information and to join, visit the ACYA websiteLink to external website

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