Kowloon

Kowloon (/ˌkˈln/) is an urban area in Hong Kong comprising the Kowloon Peninsula and New Kowloon. With a population of 2,019,533 and a population density of 43,033/km2 in 2006, it is the most populous urban area in Hong Kong. The peninsula's area is about 47 km2 (18 sq mi).

Kowloon
九龍
Kowloon as viewed from Hong Kong Island
Location within Hong Kong (in green)
CityKowloon
Area
  Land67 km2 (26 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
  Total2,108,419 (2.1 million)
  Density43,033/km2 (111,450/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (Hong Kong Time)
Kowloon
"Kowloon" in Traditional (top) and Simplified (bottom) Chinese characters
Traditional Chinese九龍
Simplified Chinese九龙
JyutpingGau2-lung4
Literal meaning"Nine Dragons"