Dizzying Urban Landscapes of Hong Kong

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Hong Kong, there is nothing that is not appreciated as space. Here at 1104 square kilometers lives over 7.3 million people. This is 6650 people per 1 sq km – one of the highest population densities in the world. In such a limited space all trying to build as high as possible and denser, creating a dizzying urban landscapes of Hong Kong.

Dizzying Urban Landscapes of Hong Kong:

in 1842, Hong Kong was captured by the United Kingdom, but formally leased for 99 years, and this period was a British colony. After completion of the lease in 1997, the China regained sovereignty over the territory.

Dizzying Urban Landscapes of Hong Kong

. Hong Kong offices. More precisely, it is the office of HSBC – one of the largest financial conglomerates in the world. (Photo by Bobby Yip | Reuters):

Dizzying Urban Landscapes of Hong Kong

. On the shore, next to the residential areas, at low tide on the island of Lantau, you can look for shellfish. (Photo by Ed Jones):

Dizzying Urban Landscapes of Hong Kong

. District Tai Po District. Before the statue – and expensive luxury low-rise houses, live in that can not afford one. (Photo by Bobby Yip | Reuters):

Dizzying Urban Landscapes of Hong Kong

. The glass and concrete. The Hong Kong office complex, built in the form of two towers (48 storeys Lippo Tower and 44-storey Peregrine Tower). (Photo by Jose Fuste Raga | Corbis):

Dizzying Urban Landscapes of Hong Kong

. Garden and residential skyscrapers. It is still possible to meet in Hong Kong this neighborhood. (Photo by Nicolas Asfouri):

Dizzying Urban Landscapes of Hong Kong

. “Well” in an apartment house. It is convenient to look in the window to the neighbors. (Photo by Alex Ogle):

Dizzying Urban Landscapes of Hong Kong

. Windows, air conditioners, drying laundry … Darkly. (Photo by Dale de la Rey):

Dizzying Urban Landscapes of Hong Kong

. Green island on top. (Photo by Dale de la Rey):

Dizzying Urban Landscapes of Hong Kong

. Residential building in Hong Kong. (Photo by Tyrone Siu | Reuters):

Dizzying Urban Landscapes of Hong Kong

. The living and the dead: a cemetery on a hill not far from the residential areas. (Photo by Kin Cheung):

Dizzying Urban Landscapes of Hong Kong

. Above the clouds. Tower 2 of the International Financial Center is the second tallest building in Hong Kong, second only to International Commerce Centre (altitude 484 meters), the 14th highest in Asia and the 20th tallest in the world. (Photo: Philippe Lopez):

Dizzying Urban Landscapes of Hong Kong

. Night forest of buildings. (Photo by Bobby Yip | Reuters):

Dizzying Urban Landscapes of Hong Kong

. Tomb at Hill and residential neighborhoods. (Photo by Kin Cheung):

Dizzying Urban Landscapes of Hong Kong

. In Hong Kong, all very close. (Photo by Paul Souders | Corbis):

Dizzying Urban Landscapes of Hong Kong

. Residential building. Dense settlement. (Photo by Alex Ogle):

Dizzying Urban Landscapes of Hong Kong

. Many of the houses are in a very bad condition. (Photo by Matt Mawson):

Dizzying Urban Landscapes of Hong Kong

. Hong Kong. Cityscapes. (Photo by Dale de la Rey):

Dizzying Urban Landscapes of Hong Kong

. The view from the Hotel Ritz-Carlton, which is located in Hong Kong’s highest building, the 118-storey International Commerce Centre. Located on the top floors of the skyscraper and take 102-118 floors. (Photo by Bobby Yip | Reuters):

Dizzying Urban Landscapes of Hong Kong

. Concrete box. Beauty. (Photo by Bobby Yip | Reuters):

Dizzying Urban Landscapes of Hong Kong

. Call. No view from the first floor of an apartment house. (Photo by Anthony Wallace):

Dizzying Urban Landscapes of Hong Kong

. Dawn over Hong Kong. (Photo by Robert Harding):

Dizzying Urban Landscapes of Hong Kong

. Night view of Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong. (Photo by Richard A. Brooks):

Dizzying Urban Landscapes of Hong Kong

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