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Hong Kong (City)

Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Scope Note: Human habitation of area dates to Neolithic Age; influenced by North Chinese cultures, particularly Lungshan; inhabited by fishermen and pirates at time of British acquisition in the 19th century; ceded to Britain as a result of the first Opium War (1839-1842); official languages are Chinese and English.

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