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Sai Kung Peninsula

John Strickland

in Southern District Officer Reports

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print June 2010 | ISBN: 9789888028382
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9789882207400 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5790/hongkong/9789888028382.003.0073
Sai Kung Peninsula

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This chapter provides reports from administrative officers' visits to the Sai Kung Peninsula which is composed of the Ho Chung Group of Villages, the Pak Sha Wan Group of Villages, the Pak Kong Group of Villages, Sai Kung Town, the Sha Kok Mei Group of Villages, the Tai Wan Group of Villages, the Tai Mong Tsai Group of Villages, the Pak Tam Chung Group of Villages, East Sai Kung Peninsula, and the Tai Long Group of Villages. It notes that the Sai Kung region is predominantly Hakka with the exception of Sha Kok Mei, Pak Kong, and Ho Chung, which are Cantonese. It reports that the region is entirely agricultural, with a small amount of fishing and rice as the principal crop. It further reports that pig-keeping is the principal source of livelihood in the Ho Chung Valley.

Keywords: Sai Kung Peninsula; Ho Chung; Pak Sha Wan; Pak Kong; Sai Kung Town; Sha Kok Mei; Tai Wan; Tai Mong Tsai; Pak Tam Chung; Tai Long

Chapter.  29218 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Asian History

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