North District (Hong Kong)
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North District Hong Kong


North District
Day view of Long Valley in the North District
Day view of Long Valley in the North District
Location of North within Hong Kong
Location of North within Hong Kong
Coordinates: 22°29?41?N 114°08?17?E / 22.49471°N 114.13812°E / 22.49471; 114.13812Coordinates: 22°29?41?N 114°08?17?E / 22.49471°N 114.13812°E / 22.49471; 114.13812
Country Hong Kong
RegionNew Territories
 o District Council ChairmanLaw Ting-Tak (Independent)
 o District Council Vice-ChairmanChan Yuk-Ming
 o Total168 km2 (65 sq mi)
 o Total315,270
 o Density1,900/km2 (4,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (Hong Kong Time)
WebsiteNorth District Council
Fanling New Town
Fanling Wai

North District is the northernmost district of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. It is located in the northeastern part of the New Territories. The new town of Fanling-Sheung Shui is within this district. It had a population of 298,657 in 2001. The district has the second lowest population density in Hong Kong.

It borders with Shenzhen city with the Sham Chun River. Most major access points to Mainland China from Hong Kong lie in this district. The North District is about 168 km2 (65 sq mi) in area.


According to statistics, 70% of the district population lives in the public estates in the Fanling-Sheung Shui New Town. 40,000 villagers living around the two town centres and the main rural towns (Sha Tau Kok and Ta Kwu Ling) account for most residents in the district.

Islands of the district


The northern end of the Wilson Trail hiking path is located in the North District. The trail ends at Nam Chung.


North District is served by the East Rail line, Fanling Highway, San Tin Highway and Sha Tau Kok Road.

MTR Stations

Border crossings

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