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Central, Hong Kong
Central (also Central District) is the central business district of Hong Kong. It is located in Central and Western District, on the north shore of Hong Kong Island, across Victoria Harbour from Tsim Sha Tsui, the southernmost point of Kowloon Peninsula. The area was the heart of Victoria, Hong Kong, Victoria City, although that name is rarely used today. As the central business district of Hong Kong, it is the area where many multinational financial institution, financial services corporations have their headquarters. Consulates general and consulates of many countries are also located in this area, as is Government Hill, the site of the government headquarters. The area, with its proximity to Victoria Harbour, has served as the centre of trade and financial activities from the earliest days of the History of Colonial Hong Kong (1800s–1930s), British colonial era in 1841, and continues to flourish and serve as the place of administration after the Handover of Hong Kong, handov ...
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Tsim Sha Tsui
Tsim Sha Tsui, often abbreviated as TST, is an list of areas of Hong Kong, urban area in southern Kowloon, Hong Kong. The area is administratively part of the Yau Tsim Mong District. Tsim Sha Tsui East is a piece of land reclaimed from the Hung Hom Bay now east of Tsim Sha Tsui. The area is bounded north by Austin Road and in the east by Hong Chong Road and Cheong Wan Road. Geographically, Tsim Sha Tsui is a cape (geography), cape on the tip of the Kowloon Peninsula pointing towards Victoria Harbour, opposite Central, Hong Kong, Central. Several villages had been established in this location before Kowloon Convention of Peking, was ceded to the British Empire in 1860. The name ''Tsim Sha Tsui'' in Cantonese language, Cantonese means ''sharp spit (landform), sandspit''. It was also known as Heung Po Tau (), i.e. a port for exporting Aquilaria sinensis, incense tree. Tsim Sha Tsui is a Tourism in Hong Kong, major tourist hub in Hong Kong, with many high-end shops, bars, pubs an ...
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