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Peng Chau

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Location  West of Hong Kong
Highest point  Finger Hill
Population  5,000(2011)
Highest elevation  95 m (312 ft)
District  Islands District
Area  99 ha
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Constituency  Peng Chau and Hei Ling Chau
Similar  Hei Ling Chau, Po Toi Islands, Cheung Chau, Lamma Island, Sunshine Island - Hong Kong

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Peng Chau (Chinese: 坪洲) is a small island located off the north-eastern coast of Lantau Island, Hong Kong. It is known for its temples, its small island lifestyle and accessibility to fresh seafood.

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Map of Peng Chau, Hong Kong

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GeographyEdit

Peng Chau has an area of 0.99 square kilometres (0.38 square miles). The tallest point of the island is Finger Hill, which is 95 metres (312 feet) in height and provides hiking opportunities for those who seek them.

In 2003, the island was undergoing land degradation restorative work.

FeaturesEdit

There are several temples on Peng Chau, including:

  • Tin Hau temple, built in 1792
  • Golden Flower Shrine, dedicated to Lady Kam Fa (金花娘娘)
  • Lung Mo Temple
  • Seven Sisters Temple
  • TransportationEdit

    The main mode of transportation on the island is the bicycle; there are no motor cars apart from small construction and emergency vehicles.

    Peng Chau is accessible by a ferry (Hong Kong and Kowloon Ferry) from Central on Hong Kong Island, or by ferries from Mui Wo, Chi Ma Wan and Cheung Chau (New World First Ferry), or by Kai-to ferries from Discovery Bay on Lantau Island. Helicopters are sometimes used in medical emergencies.

    Peng Chau is linked to Tai Lei Island by a bridge. The bridge is part of Peng Lei Road. It is a popular fishing spot.

    Famous peopleEdit

    Hong Kong footballer Lee Kin Wo lives on Peng Chau with his family.

    References

    Peng Chau Wikipedia


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