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 Victoria Harbour - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Victoria Harbour (Traditional Chinese: 維多利亞港, Simplified Chinese: 维多利亚港; Cantonese Jyutping: wai4 do1 lei6 aa3 gong2; Mandarin Pinyin: Wéiduōlìyà Gǎng) is the harbour between the Kowloon Peninsula and the Hong Kong Island of Hong Kong, a special administrative region of the People's Republic of China since 1997 and formerly a British crown colony.
The Victoria Harbour is famous around the world for its stunning panoramic night view and skyline, particularly in the direction towards Hong Kong Island where the skyline of skyscrapers is superimposed over the ridges behind.
Victoria Harbour is home to most of the port facilities of Hong Kong, making Hong Kong amongst the world's busiest.
www.voyager.in /Victoria_Harbour   (1290 words)

 Hong Kong - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The liberation of Hong Kong in 1945 was celebrated at the Cenotaph in Victoria with the raising of the Union Flag and the Flag of the Republic of China.
The body of water between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon Peninsula is Victoria Harbour, one of the deepest natural maritime ports in the world.
The tall business buildings of Central comprise the skyline along the coast of the Victoria Harbour, which is one of Hong Kong's famous tourist attractions.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hong_Kong   (6852 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Central, Hong Kong
Victoria Harbour Victoria Harbour (Chinese: 維多利亞港, pinyin: Wei Duo Li Ya Gang) is the harbour between the Kowloon Peninsula and the Hong Kong Island of Hong Kong, China.
Government Hill is the hill in Hong Kong, bounded by Upper Albert Road on the south, Queens Road Central on the north, Garden Road on the east, and Gleanary on the west, on Hong Kong Island.
Admiralty is an area of Hong Kong located at the eastern end of Central and Western district, and bordered by Wanchai district to the east and by Victoria harbour to the north.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Central,-Hong-Kong   (2180 words)

 Harbour Publishing - About Us
Harbour is well known for the Raincoast Chronicles, a series of anthologies on BC coast history and culture, of which twenty have now been produced.
Harbour is also the publisher of over four hundred titles, including the bestselling Fishing with John by Edith Iglauer; The Encyclopedia of British Columbia and many BC Book Prize-winning books, most recently A Stain Upon the Sea: West Coast Salmon Farming and Birds of the Raincoast: Habits and Habitat.
Harbour Publishing acknowledges financial support from the Government of Canada through the Canada Council for the Arts and the Book Publishing Industry Development Program, and from the Province of British Columbia through the British Columbia Arts Council, for its publishing activities.
www.harbourpublishing.com /about.html   (273 words)

 Victoria Peak, Attractions of Hong Kong
Victoria Peak or The Peak is a mountain in the South-West of Hong Kong Island.
The Peak area, covering the Peak, Victoria Gap, Mount Kellet, Jardine's Corner, Mount Gough, Plantation Road, is also the place where some of the richest members of the former colony live.
It is not located at the top of Victoria Peak, but at an elevation of 396 m: the architects sought a design which would be prominent on the skyline but would not interrupt the natural line of the hills.
www.magicaljourneys.com /HongKong/hongkong-interest-victoriapeak.html   (1067 words)

 Sooke Harbour House Hotel - Sooke, nr Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
After the hustle and bustle of large cities if you desire to stay at a small off the beaten track place, Sooke is definitely one of the unique spots in the world where life is so placid, calm and beautiful.
Sooke Harbour House is not like a Ritz, an Oberoi, a Mandarin or an Oriental but above all the life passion of Frédérique and Sinclair where they have lived with their four children Benjamin, Jasmine, Nishka and Rissa and always that.....
Sooke Harbour House gehört dem Kanadier Sinclair Philip und seiner französischen Frau Frédérique.
www.ila-chateau.com /sooke   (1218 words)

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