Eastern District, Hong Kong

The Eastern District is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. It had a population of 588,094 in 2011.[1] The district has the second highest population while its residents have the third highest median household income among 18 districts.

Eastern
東區
Eastern District
Night view of the Eastern District skyline
Location of Eastern District within Hong Kong
Coordinates: 22°17′03″N 114°13′27″E
Special Administrative Region Hong Kong
RegionHong Kong
Constituencies37
Government
  District OfficerMr. Herman Cho, JP
  District Council ChairmanVacant
  District Council Vice-ChairmanVacant
Area
  Total18.9 km2 (7.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2011[1])
  Total588,094
  Density31,000/km2 (81,000/sq mi)
Largest neighbourhood by populationShau Kei Wan (85,188 – 2016 est)[2][dead link]
WebsiteDistrict Website
Eastern District
Traditional Chinese東區
Simplified Chinese东区
JyutpingDung1 keoi1
Literal meaningEastern District