/kow"loohn"/, n. Older Spelling.
1. a peninsula in SE China, opposite Hong Kong island: a part of the Hong Kong colony. 3 sq. mi. (7.8 sq. km).
2. a seaport on this peninsula. 715,440. Also called Jiulong.

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Peninsula on the Chinese mainland, part of the Hong Kong special administrative region.

It lies just north of Hong Kong Island and is surrounded on three sides by Victoria Harbour; the New Territories adjoin it to the north. An industrial, commercial and tourist centre, it includes the urban area of Kowloon and New Kowloon (pop., 2001 prelim.: 2,025,800). Much of its territory consists of reclaimed land.

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Universalium. 2010.

См. также в других словарях:

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  • Kowloon — Kowloon, chines. Bezirk, s. Kaulun …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Kowloon — [kou′lo͞on′] 1. peninsula in SE China, opposite Hong Kong island & part of Hong Kong region: 3 sq mi (7.8 sq km) 2. city on this peninsula: pop. 2,450,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Kowloon — Infobox Settlement official name = Kowloon native name = 九龍/九龙 nickname = motto = image caption = Map of Kowloon District image map caption = Location within Hong Kong area magnitude = area total km2 = area total sq mi = area land km2 = area land …   Wikipedia

  • Kowloon — 九龍 Kowloon …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kowloon — Bloc d habitation à Kowloon Kowloon (sinogrammes traditionnels 九龍) est une partie de Hong Kong située sur le continent, au nord de l île de Hong Kong, et au sud de la partie continentale des Nouveaux Territoires. Elle comprend la péninsule de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Kowloon — Para otros usos de este término, véase Ciudad amurallada de Kowloon. Kowloon en 1915 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Kowloon — Original name in latin Kowloon Name in other language Chiu lung, Czjulun, Kaulunas, Koulun, Kowloon, jiu long, julung, yi fa ban, Цзюлун State code HK Continent/City Asia/Hong Kong longitude 22.31667 latitude 114.18333 altitude 92 Population… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Kowloon — geographical name see Jiulong …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Kowloon — noun An urban area of Hong Kong …   Wiktionary

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