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5 Themes of Geography OUTLINE

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  • Location

    • Absolute...Latitude and Longitude of all the Borders
    • 22 15 N 114 10 E


    • Relative Locations...Where your province/region is in relationship to other places: Southeast Asia, near the sea.
  • Location

  • Place

    • Physical Characteristics
      • Bodies of water: Victoria Harbor, South China Sea-3,500,000km squared
      • Landforms:Tai Mo Shan Mountain-958 meters tall-Jordan Valley Nullah
      • cool and extremely humid in winter,extremely hot and sunny in summer, and warm and sunny in the fall
      • Animal Life: common Red fox, Mongooses, Leopard Cat, Burmese Pythons, Romer's Tree Frog
      • Natural Vegetation: Hong Kong Dogwood, Chinese New Year Flower, Hong Kong Iris, Chinese Lily
    • Human Characteristics
      • Population:7,122,508 people
      • Ethnic Groups:Main groups: Chinese, Filipino, and Indonesian
      • Language:Cantonese, English, and Mandarin
      • Customs:You must not eat at a dinner until your host tells you to eat, or he begins eating. Another custom is to lower your eyes when being introduced or meeting somebody.
      • Economy: a free market economy, depends heavily on fish, trade and tourism
      • Limited Democracy: has the three branches. Judicial, Executive, and Legislative: different than democracy because the executive branch leader is elected by a board of 800 people, some laws are voted on by the people, as well as the 800 board members
  • Place

  • Region

    • Functional
      • Major Trade Partners: USA:Value-$511,249; Mainland China:Value-$3,127,973
      • Metropolitan Cities:
      • Major Rivers - Drainage:Kam Tin River-Length:50 km, Pear River-Length:2,200 Km
    • Perceptual
      • How do the citizens view themselves?
    • Formal
      • Climate Regions: Hong Kong is wet and moist, it is in the temperate-subtropical region
      • Vegetation
      • Shared Characteristics of the whole area
      • Land Area: 1,054 KM squared

    • Relative Locations...Where your province/region is in relationship to other places...Use words like North of, South of, East of, West of.
  • Region

  • Human/Environment Interaction

    • What have people done to change the land
      • Dams: None
      • Canals: None
      • Irrigation:about 20 Km squared is irrigated.
      • Other: Hong Kong has the highest amount of skyscrapers with 6,439!

  • Human/Environment Interaction


  • Movement

    • Movement of People
      • Ethnic Groups who settled there: Filipino, and Indonesian
      • Anyone forced in or out?: No
      • Where did they go?: N/A
    • Movement of goods
      • foods:Roast Pork, Jelly Fish, Stinky Tofu, Pig Ear
      • trade goods: Fish, sea food
      • manufactured goods: Watches and Umbrellas.
      • Other: Hainan sends some good to be packaged and shipped out
    • Movement of Ideas - What Ideas have the people borrowed or shared with other states or ethnic groups?




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Work Cited for My Chinese Province Project on Hong Kong.
"Answers.com - What are some major landforms in Hong Kong." WikiAnswers - The Q&A wiki. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 May 2011. <http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_some_major_landfor
"Food in Hong Kong - 12hk.com." Hong Kong Guide / Travel Guide / City Guide, Unofficial - 12hk.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 May 2011. <http://www.12hk.com/food/hk_food.shtml>.
"Geography of Hong Kong - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia." Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 May 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geography_of_Hong_Kong>.
"Hong Kong - Language, Culture, Etiquette and Customs." Professional Translation Services | Interpreters | Intercultural Communication & Training. N.p., n.d. Web. 6 May 2011. <http://www.kwintessential.co.uk/resources/global-etiquette/hongkong-country-profile.html>.
"Laws and Regulations." Environmental Protection Agency. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 May 2011. <www.epd.gov.hk/epd/english/laws_regulations/enforcement/yle_tsw_creek_ktr.html>.
"List of protected species in Hong Kong - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia." Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 May 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_protected_species_in_Hong_Kong>.
"List of rivers and nullahs in Hong Kong - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia." Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 May 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_rivers_and_nullahs_in_Hong_Kong>.
"South China Sea." South China Sea. N.p., n.d. Web. 5 May 2011. <en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_China_Sea>.
"The World Factbook." Hong Kong. N.p., n.d. Web. 4 May 2011. <https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/hk.html>.
"Trade and Industry." Trade Regulations. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 May 2011. <www.tid.gov.hk/english/trade_relations/mainland/trade.html>.
year, the end of November every. "Victoria Harbour - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia." Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 May 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victoria_Harbour>.
"Pearl River (China) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia." Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 May 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pearl_River_%28China%29
"How many skyscrapers are in Hong Kong? - Yahoo! Answers." Yahoo! Answers - Home. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 May 2011. <http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20101206211036AA5l
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