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Geographical Location and Population

Geographical Location and PopulationThe Southern District is situated in the southern part of Hong Kong Island, overlooking the South China Sea. Occupying some
4 000 hectares, it accounts for almost half the land area of Hong Kong Island. Its boundaries, extending to Big Wave Bay in the east and Pokfulam in the west, take in places like Shek O, Tai Tam, Stanley, Chung Hom Kok, Repulse Bay, Wong Chuk Hang, Aberdeen and Ap Lei Chau.

According to the 2016 Population By-census, there are approximately 275 000 people in the Southern District.