Catholic Church


Hong Kong

(Special Administrative Region of China China)

Hong Kong

Also known as: Hongkong (Deutsch, polski), Hong Kong (español, français, Italiano, Português), 香港 (正體中文, 简体中文, 日本語), Hongcongum (latine), Siamkiamum (latine)

Continent: South and East Asia

Area: 1,073 km²

Population: 7,191,503

Patron Saint: Immaculate Conception (December 8)

Saints: 1 Saint, 1 Blessed

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Religions: Buddhist or Taoist 27.9%, Protestant 6.7%, Roman Catholic 5.3%, Muslim 4.2%, Hindu 1.4%, Sikh 0.2%, other or none 54.3%

Languages: Cantonese (official) 88.9%, English (official) 4.3%, Mandarin (official) 1.9%, other Chinese dialects 3.1%, other 1.9%

Ethnic Groups: Chinese 92%, Filipino 2.5%, Indonesian 2.1%, other 3.4%

Neighbouring Countries: Macau Macau, ↖ China China

Jurisdictions (1): Dioceses Diocese (1)

Roman Rite (1): Hong Kong 香港

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Apostolic Nunciature: China

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (F.A.B.C.) Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, S.D.B. (74)

Last updated on 2023.03.17

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