Known as the
Fragrant Harbor and Pearl of the
Orient, Hong Kong is a
modern metropolis situated on the southern coast of China
by the Pearl River Delta.
Started with a collection of fishing villages when claimed as a crown colony by
Britain in 1842, Hong Kong returned to China in 1997 with current population of
about seven millions people. With a unique mixture of eastern and western
cultures, Hong Kong is the Asia's world city.
WCCI 2008 will take place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
(location map), one of the
landmarks in Hong Kong. it is situated in Wan Chai district by the Victoria Harbor and accessible by
subway (called the
Mass Transit Railway), ferry, bus, trolley, and taxi.
Hong Kong has a subtropical climate with distinct seasons.
June, the average temperature is 27.2 degrees centigrade, relative
humidity is around 83 percent. Official weather forecasts and
reports can be obtained from the Hong Kong Observatory.
Hong Kong offers a lot of attractions for
visitors to see, to feel, to taste, to enjoy, and to experience.
More information about Hong Kong can be found at the following