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is a hill and an area
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on the north shore of Hong Kong Island
Hong Kong Island is an island in the southern part of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. It has a population of 1,289,500 and its population density is 16,390/km², as of 2008...
, Hong Kong
Hong Kong is one of two Special Administrative Regions of the People's Republic of China , the other being Macau. A city-state situated on China's south coast and enclosed by the Pearl River Delta and South China Sea, it is renowned for its expansive skyline and deep natural harbour...
. It is on the western end of the North Point
North Point is a mixed-use urban area in the Eastern District of Hong Kong. It is the northernmost point of Hong Kong Island, adjacent to both Causeway Bay and Quarry Bay, and projecting toward Kowloon Bay. Fortress Hill occupies the western end of the North Point area.-History:In 1899, The...
area, and is to the east of Causeway Bay
Causeway Bay is a heavily built-up area of Hong Kong, People's Republic of China, located on the Hong Kong Island, and covering parts of Wan Chai and Eastern districts. The Chinese name is also romanized as Tung Lo Wan as in Tung Lo Wan Road...
. There are a number of private residential estates, office buildings, hotels and serviced apartments in this area.
- AIA Tower
The AIA Tower is a skyscraper located in the North Point district of Hong Kong. The tower rises 44 floors and in height. The building was completed in 1999. It was designed by and , and was developed by Henderson Land Development. The AIA Tower, which stands as the 99th-tallest building in Hong...
- Former site of the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club
The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club is a Hong Kong sports club for sailing and rowing.Founded as Hong Kong Corinthian Sailing Club in 1890 and became the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club in 1894....
, at No. 12 Oil Street. The Club moved to its present location in 1938, due to land reclamation
Land is in short supply in Hong Kong, and land reclamation has been conducted there since the mid-19th century.-Projects:One of the earliest and famous project was the Praya Reclamation Scheme, which added 50 to of land in 1890 during the second phase of construction...
- Newton Hotel Hong Kong
- Harbour Grand Hong Kong
The area is served by the Fortress Hill Station of the MTR
Mass Transit Railway is the rapid transit railway system in Hong Kong. Originally opened in 1979, the system now includes 211.6 km of rail with 155 stations, including 86 railway stations and 69 light rail stops...
rapid transit railway, by the Hong Kong Tramways
Hong Kong Tramways is a tram system in Hong Kong and one of the earliest forms of public transport in Hong Kong. Owned and operated by Veolia Transport, the tramway runs on Hong Kong Island between Shau Kei Wan and Kennedy Town, with a branch circulating Happy Valley...
along King's Road and by several bus and minibus
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- King's Road
- Electric Road
Electric Road is a road in North Point on the Hong Kong Island of Hong Kong. Its spans from Fortress Hill of North Point and Tin Hau area of Causeway Bay. The road connects east onto Java Road.-History:...
- Oil Street
- Fortress Hill Road
- Island Eastern Corridor
Island Eastern Corridor is an expressway along the north shore of Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong. It starts from Causeway Bay in the west and ends in Chai Wan in the east. It is part of Route 4...
- North Point Power Station
North Point Power Station was a former power station in Hong Kong located on Electric Road near Fortress Hill to the west side of the City Garden), built to replace the inadequate Wan Chai Power Station...
- List of areas of Hong Kong