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Hong Kong (China)


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    • Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (China)
    • Xiang gang te bie xing zheng qu (China)
    • 香港特別行政區 (China)
    • Zhonghua Renmin Gongheguo Xianggang Tebie Xingzhengqu
    • Chung-hua jen min kung ho kuo Hsiang-kang tʻe pieh hsing cheng chʻü
    • Zhong hua ren min gong he guo Xiang gang te bie xing zheng qu
    • 中華人民共和國香港特別行政區
    • HKSAR (China)
    • Hsiang-kang tʻe pieh hsing cheng chʻü (China)
    • Xianggang (China)
    • 香港 (China)
    • Xianggang Tebie Xingzhengqu (China)
    • Hong Kong S.A.R. (China)
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      • found: Ren kou pu cha 2001. Zhu ti xing bao gao--Shao shu zu yi ren shi, 2002:cover (中華人民共和國香港特別行政區 = Zhonghua Renmin Gongheguo Xianggang Tebie Xingzhengqu)
      • found: Its Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, 1990:t.p. (Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China)
      • found: Its Chung-hua jen min kung ho kuo Hsiang-kang tʻe pieh hsing cheng chʻü chi pen fa, 1990:t.p. (Chung-hua jen min kung ho kuo Hsiang-kang tʻe pieh hsing cheng chʻü)
      • found: Statesman's year-book, 1990-1991:p. 607 (U.K. and China signed joint declaration 12-19-84 whereby China would recover sovereignty as of 1 July 1997 and establish as a Special Administrative Region)
      • found: Chung-hua jen min kung ho kuo Hsiang-kang tʻe pieh hsing cheng chʻü chi pen fa (tsʻao an) tsʻan kao tzu liao. English. Reference papers for the Basic law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (draft), 1989:p. 1 (HKSAR)
      • found: BGN Foreign Names Committee decision, June 30, 1997(Hong Kong [short form] Special Administrative Region [conventional]; Xianggang [short form] Tebie Xingzhengqu [Chinese]: PCLS, 22°15ʹN 114°10ʹE)
      • found: U.S. Dept. of State. Office of the Geographer and Global Issues. Guidance bulletin, no. 18, July 1, 1997(The entity should be labeled Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Hong Kong S.A.R., or Hong Kong; background: United Kingdom, on Dec. 19, 1984, signed agreement with China to return Hong Kong on July 1, 1997; Hong Kong reverted to Chinese control at midnight, June 30, 1997)
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    • Change Notes

      • 1992-01-15: new
      • 2016-02-17: revised
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