Wan Chai District

Wan Chai District (Chinese: 灣仔區; Cantonese Yale: Wāanjái kēui, literally "Cove District") is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. Of the four on Hong Kong Island, it is north-central, and had 152,608 residents in 2011, a fall from 167,146 residents in 2001. The district has the second-highest educationally qualified residents with the highest-bracket incomes, the second-lowest population and the third-oldest quotient. It is a relatively affluent district, with one in five persons having liquid assets of more than HKD 1 million.[3]

Wan Chai
Day view of Causeway Bay in the Wan Chai District
Wan Chai
Location in Hong Kong
Coordinates: 22°16′47″N 114°10′18″E
Country Hong Kong
DistrictWan Chai
RegionHong Kong
  District Council ChairmanIvan Wong Wang-tai
  District Council Vice-ChairmanWind Lam Wai-man
  District OfficerMr. Chan Tin-Chu, JP
  Total10.2 km2 (3.9 sq mi)
  Density15,000/km2 (39,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (Hong Kong Time)
Largest neighbourhood by populationHappy Valley (34,259 – 2016 est)[2]
WebsiteWan Chai District Council
Wan Chai District
Traditional Chinese灣仔區
Simplified Chinese湾仔区
JyutpingWaan1zai2 keoi1
Literal meaningLittle Bay District