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Hong Kong Guide 2012 now on sale (with photo)

     The "Hong Kong Guide" 2012 edition, produced by the Survey and Mapping Office (SMO), Lands Department, is now on sale.

     The new edition features the 18 districts of Hong Kong, providing useful geographic information as well as the latest District Council constituency boundaries and photographs of selected historic buildings in each district.

     The single-volume publication contains 432 pages of quality maps and valuable information, including indexes of "streets", "places and villages", "estates and buildings", "schools", "public services", "leisure and cultural facilities" and comprehensive details about public transportation. The "streets" and "places and villages" indexes also serve as gazetteers for official Chinese and English names of streets and other geographical places in Hong Kong.

     The Guide also contains aerial photographs of the countryside and Hong Kong's spectacular shorelines.
     The "Hong Kong Guide" 2012 edition is priced at HK$100. It is sold at all SMO sales outlets, six post offices (General Post Office, Kowloon Central, Tsim Sha Tsui, Mong Kok, Kwun Tong and Tuen Mun Central), certain local bookstores and the Online Government Bookstore ( Information on SMO sales outlets can be browsed at .

     For enquiries, please call 2231 3187 or 2780 0981.

Ends/Saturday, January 7, 2012
Issued at HKT 14:02


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