Hong may refer to:
Høng is a town with a population of 4,355 (1 January 2022) [Hong Kong
Hong Kong ( (US) or (UK); , ), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China ( abbr. Hong Kong SAR or HKSAR), is a city and special administrative region of China on the eastern Pearl River Delta ...](_blank)
, a city and a special administrative region in China
Hong is both a town and a Local Government Area in Adamawa State
Adamawa state () is a state in the North-East geopolitical zone of Nigeria
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The Red River, also known as the Hong River (; vi, Sông Hồng; Chữ Nôm: 瀧紅; Chữ Hán: 紅河), the ' and ' (lit. "Mother River") in Vietnamese, and the (, ' Nguyên Giang) in Chinese, is a -long river that flows fro ...
in China and Vietnam
Hong Lake () is a freshwater lake in the municipal region of Jingzhou, in central China's Hubei province.
Its name originates from: ''Hong'' () vast, immense; flood, deluge + ''Hu'' () lake, and is used as the name for the nearby county-level ci ...
Hong (Chinese name) Hong is the pinyin romanization of the Chinese surname (''Hóng''). It was listed 184th among the Song-era '' Hundred Family Surnames''. Today it is not among the 100 most common surnames in mainland China but it was the 15th-most-common surname ...
Hong (Korean name)
Hong is the common English spelling of 홍, in hanja, it means "wide" or "big".
As with all Korean family names, the holders of the Hong surname are divided into different patrilineal clans, or lineages, based on their ancestral seat. M ...
A ''hong'' () originally designates both a type of building and a type of Chinese merchant intermediary in Guangzhou (formerly known as Canton), Guangdong, China, in the 18–19th century, specifically during the Canton System period.
, general term for a 19th–20th century trading company based in Hong Kong, Macau or Canton
The Tiandihui, the Heaven and Earth Society, also called Hongmen (the Vast Family), is a Chinese fraternal organization and historically a secretive folk religious sect in the vein of the Ming loyalist White Lotus Sect, the Tiandihui's ...
(洪門), a Chinese fraternal organization
The hamsa (Sanskrit: हंस ' or ''hansa'') is an aquatic migratory bird, referred to in ancient Sanskrit texts which various scholars have interpreted as being based on the goose, the swan, or even the flamingo. Its image is used in India ...
, a mythical bird also known was hong
''Hong'' or ''jiang'' () is a two-headed dragon in Chinese mythology, comparable with rainbow serpent legends in various cultures and mythologies.
Chinese "rainbow" names
Chinese has three "rainbow" words, regular ''hong'' , literary ''didong'' ...
, a two-headed dragon in Chinese mythology
* ''Hong'' (genus)
, a genus of ladybird