The Hong Kong old map shows evolutions of Hong Kong city. This historical map of Hong Kong will allow you to travel in the past and in the history of Hong Kong in China. The Hong Kong ancient map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Hong Kong began as a coastal island geographically located off the southern coast of China as its mentioned in Hong Kong historical map. While pockets of historical settlements had taken place in Hong Kong. Regular written records were not made until the engagement of Imperial China and the British Colony in the territory.
Archaeological remains of pottery, stone implements, rings, and bronzes found on more than 20 sites are evidence of the historical settlements in Neolithic times in Hong Kong. The earliest modern peoples in Hong Kong are thought to have come from North China in the 2nd millennium BCE (see Hong Kong historical map).
Stone tools of the pre-historical people during the old stone age have been excavated in Sai Kung in Wong Tei Tung in Hong Kong. The latest findings dating from the Paleolithic suggest that Wong Tei Tung (黃地峒) is one of the most ancient settlements in Hong Kong as its shown in Hong Kong historical map.
The Hong Kong vintage map give a unique insight into the history and evolution of Hong Kong city. This vintage map of Hong Kong with its antique style will allow you to travel in the past of Hong Kong in China. The Hong Kong vintage map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
At midnight on July 1, 1997, vintage Hong Kong returned to Chinese control after a century and a half of British colonial rule (see Hong Kong vintage map). The handover was meant to establish a “one country, two systems” relationship between China and Hong Kong that would last until 2047, with Hong Kong existing as a special administrative region.
Britain occupied the vintage island of Hong Kong on 25 January 1841 and used it as a military staging point as its mentioned in Hong Kong vintage map. China was defeated and was forced to cede Hong Kong to Britain in the Treaty of Nanking signed on 29 August 1842. Hong Kong became a Crown Colony of the British Empire.
In April 1899, the residents of Kam Tin (錦田) rebelled against the rule of the British colonial government in Hong Kong. They defended themselves in Kat Hing Wai. After several unsuccessful attacks by the British troops, the iron gate was blasted open. The gate was then shipped to London for exhibition (see Hong Kong vintage map).