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The following is a list of mountains, peaks and hills in Hong Kong:

'Shan' and 'leng' are the transliterations of the Cantonese words for 'mount' (山) and 'ridge' (嶺), respectively. 'Toi', 'Kong', 'Fung' and 'Koi' also correspond to 'Mount' in English; 'Teng' corresponds to 'peak' in English.

Highest peaks of Hong Kong

Rank Name (Shan=mountain) Height (m) Country park Location Notes
1Tai Mo Shan957Tai Mo Shan Country ParkCentral New Territories MacLehose Trail Section 8
2Lantau Peak
(Fung Wong Shan)
934Lantau South Country ParkCentral Lantau Island Highest publicly accessible summit. Lantau Trail Section 3
3Sunset Peak
(Tai Tung Shan)
869Lantau South Country ParkSouthern Lantau Island Lantau Trail Section 2
4Sei Fong Shan785Tai Mo Shan Country ParkCentral New Territories MacLehose Trail Section 8
5Wo Yeung Shan771Tai Mo Shan Country ParkCentral New Territories MacLehose Trail Section 8
6Lin Fa Shan766Lantau North Country ParkCentral Lantau Island Lantau Trail Section 2
7Miu Ko Toi765Tai Mo Shan Country ParkCentral New Territories Second highest peak on Tai Mo Shan[1]
8Nei Lak Shan754Lantau North Country ParkSouthern Lantau Island Lantau Trail Section 3
9Yi Tung Shan749Lantau North Country ParkEastern Lantau Island Lantau Trail Section 2
10=Wo Tong Kong702Tai Mo Shan Country ParkCentral New Territories [2]
10=Ma On Shan702Ma On Shan Country ParkEastern New Territories
12The Hunch Backs
(Ngau Ngak Shan)
677Ma On Shan Country ParkEastern New Territories
13Yin Ngam Deng660Tai Mo Shan Country ParkCentral New Territories
14Grassy Hill647Tai Mo Shan Country ParkCentral New Territories
15Wong Leng639Pat Sin Leng Country ParkNortheastern New Territories
16Buffalo Hill606Ma On Shan Country ParkEastern New Territories
17West Buffalo Hill604Ma On Shan Country ParkEastern New Territories
18Kowloon Peak
(Fei Ngo Shan)
602Ma On Shan Country ParkEastern Kowloon
19Shun Yeung Fung591Pat Sin Leng Country ParkNortheastern New Territories Part of Pat Sin Leng.
20=Tiu Shau Ngam588Tai Mo Shan Country ParkCentral New Territories
20=Chau Ma Kong588Ma On Shan Country ParkEastern New Territories
22=Cheung Shan585Ma On Shan Country ParkEastern Kowloon
22=Kai Kung Ling585Lam Tsuen Country ParkNorthwestern New Territories
22=Lo Tin Deng585Lam Tsuen Country ParkNorthwestern New Territories
25Castle Peak583NoneWestern New Territories west of Tuen Mun Also known as Ching Shan or Pui To Shan
26Lin Fa Shan, Tsuen Wan579Tai Lam Country ParkTsuen Wan District
27Tate's Cairn577Ma On Shan Country ParkNortheastern Kowloon Also known as Tai Lo Shan.
28Tai Lo Tin572Lam Tsuen Country ParkNorthwestern New Territories
29Tai To Yan566Lam Tsuen Country ParkNorthwestern New Territories
30Wong Chuk Shan560Ma On Shan Country ParkEastern New Territories
31=Victoria Peak552Pok Fu Lam Country ParkHong Kong Island Named for British monarch Queen Victoria; also known as Mount Austin (named for former Colonial Secretary John Gardiner Austin), and locally as The Peak. The Peak was once a volcano.
31=Kwun Yam Shan552Tai Mo Shan Country ParkCentral New Territories
33Lai Pek Shan550Pat Sin Leng Country ParkNortheastern New Territories
34Tung Shan544Ma On Shan Country ParkEastern Kowloon
35Chung Li Fung543Pat Sin Leng Country ParkNortheastern New Territories Part of Pat Sin Leng.
36Shek Nga Shan540Ma On Shan Country ParkEastern New Territories
37Kau Nga Ling539Lantau South Country ParkSouthern Lantau Island
38Pyramid Hill536Ma On Shan Country ParkEastern New Territories Also known as Tai Kam Chung.
39Tung Yeung Shan533Ma On Shan Country ParkNortheastern Kowloon
40=Needle Hill532Shing Mun Country ParkCentral New Territories Also known as Cham Shan.
40=Mount Parker532Tai Tam Country ParkHong Kong Island
42=Kao Lao Fung530Pat Sin Leng Country ParkNortheastern New Territories Part of Pat Sin Leng.
42=Kuai Li Fung530Pat Sin Leng Country ParkNortheastern New Territories Part of Pat Sin Leng.
44Po To Yan529Lantau South Country ParkSouthern Lantau Island
45=Fu Yung Pit514Ma On Shan Country ParkNortheastern Kowloon
45=Hsien Ku Fung514Pat Sin Leng Country ParkNortheastern New Territories Part of Pat Sin Leng
47=Sheung Tsz Fung510Pat Sin Leng Country ParkNortheastern New Territories Part of Pat Sin Leng
47=Tsao Kau Fung510Pat Sin Leng Country ParkNortheastern New Territories Part of Pat Sin Leng
49Pak Tai To Yan509Lam Tsuen Country ParkNorthwestern New Territories
50Kau Keng Shan507Tai Lam Country ParkWestern New Territories
51Mount Kellett501Aberdeen Country ParkHong Kong Island named after British naval officer and explorer Henry Kellett
52Lion Rock495Lion Rock Country ParkNorthern Kowloon
53High West494Pok Fu Lam Country ParkHong Kong Island
54 Sze Tse Tau Shan494Lantau South Country ParkSouthern Lantau Island
55 Robin's Nest492NoneNorthern New Territories Also known as Hung Fa Leng.
56=Ling Wui Shan490Lantau South Country ParkLantau Island
56=Choi Wo Fung490Pat Sin Leng Country ParkNortheastern New Territories Part of Pat Sin Leng.
58 Hung Fa Chai489NoneNortheastern New Territories Also known on old Admiralty charts as Ben Nevis.
59 Temple Hill488NoneNortheastern Kowloon Also known as Tsz Wan Shan.
54 Kwai Tau Leng486Pat Sin Leng Country ParkNortheastern New Territories
55 Po Kai Shan482Lantau North Country Parksoutheast of Tung Chung and facing Urmston Road
56 Shek Uk Shan481Sai Kung West Country ParkSai Kung, New Territories
57= Muk Yue Shan479Lantau North Country Park on Lantau Islandnorth side of Shek Pik Reservoir
57= Mount Gough479Hong Kong Island east of Victoria Peak and north of Aberdeen Country Park Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough, British Commander-in-Chief, China and Commander-in-Chief, India
59 Shek Lung Kung473Tai Lam Country Parknear Ting Kau and south of Hoi Pui Reservoir
60 Sharp Peak
(Nam She Tsim)
468Sai Kung East Country Park
61 Tai Hom Sham466Lantau South Country Park
62 Lo Fu Tau465Lantau North Country Park
63 Tin Fu Tsai Shan461Tai Lam Country Parknear Ting Kau
64 Keung Shan459Lantau South Country Parknorth of Tai Long Wan Tsuen
65 Beacon Hill457Lion Rock Country Park
66 Ngam Tau Shan451Sai Kung West Country Park
67 Cheung Shan449on Lantau Island
68 Cheung Yan Shan443on Lantau Island
69 Cloudy Hill
(Kau Lung Hang Shan)
440Pat Sin Leng Country ParkCentral New Territories, north of Hong Lok Yuen and Tai Po Industrial Estate
70 Mount Cameron439Aberdeen Country Park likely named for Major General William Gordon Cameron, British Army officer and former Administrator of Hong Kong
71 Unicorn Ridge437Lion Rock Country Parkline of mountains dividing Sha Tin from Kowloon
72 Mount Butler436Tai Tam Country Park on Hong Kong Island
73 Kwun Yam Shan434on Lantau Island
74 Violet Hill
(Tsz Lo Lan Shan)
433on Hong Kong Island
75 Jardine's Lookout433on Hong Kong Island named for British hong William Jardine (Jardine Matheson)
76 Razor Hill
(Che Kwu Shan)
432near Pik Uk, Ta Ku Ling, Tseung Kwan O, and Tai Po Tsai
77 Mount Nicholson430on Hong Kong Island
78 Sham Hang Lek430on Lantau Island
79 Middle Kau Nga Ling428on Lantau Island
80 Siu Ma Shan424on Hong Kong Island
81 Ngau Yee Shek Shan422 mSai Kung West Country Park
82 Tiu Tang Lung416 mPlover Cove Country Park
83 Tai Cham Koi408 mSai Kung East Country Parknorth of High Island Reservoir
84 Luk Shan407 mnear Sai Kung
85= Tai Sheung Tok399 m[3]Ma On Shan Country Parknear Ngau Chi Wan
85= Kai Kung Shan399 mSai Kung West Country Park
85= Kau To Shan
(Cove Hill)
399 meast of Shing Mun Country Park and south of Tai Po Kau in Sha Tin
85= Nui Po Shan
(Turret Hill)
399 mMa On Shan Country Parknear Sha Tin
89 Tsim Mei Fung395 mMa On Shan Country Park
90 Kon Shan394m
91 Fa Mei Shan391 mnear Sai Kung
92 Wa Mei Shan391 mSai Kung West Country Park
93 The Twins South386on Hong Kong Island
94 Lui Ta Shek379 mSai Kung West Country Park
95 Lau Fa Tung378on Lantau Island
96 Yuen Tau Shan375 mnear Tuen Mun
97 Nga Ying Shan374on Lantau Island
98 Kai Kung Shan374 mLam Tsuen Country Park
100 Mount Hallowers
(Tam Chai Shan)
372 mSai Kung West Country Park
101 Tai Mun Shan370 mnear Big Wave Bay (aka. Tai Long Wan near Chek King on the Sai Kung Peninsula)
102 Golden Hill
(Kam Shan)
369 mKam Shan Country Park
103 Fan Kei Tok369 mPlover Cove Country Park
104 Tin Mei Shan366 mSai Kung East Country Parknorthwest corner of High Island Reservoir
105 The Twins North363on Hong Kong Island
106 Bird's Hill
(Lung Shan)
360 mnear Pat Sin Leng Country Park and near Kwan Tei Temple
107 Cham Tin Shan356 mMa On Shan Country Parknorth of Ngau Chi Wan
108 Mount Stenhouse
(Shan Tel Tong)
353on Lamma Islandlikely named for Edinburgh suburb Stenhouse Village
109 Mount Collinson348on Hong Kong Island Colonel Thomas Bernard Collinson, a Royal Engineers surveyor in Hong Kong (1821–1902)
110 Hebe Hill
(Tsim Fung Shan)
346 mMa On Shan Country Park
111= High Junk Peak
(Tiu Yue Yung)
344 mClear Water Bay Country Park
111= Cheung Lin Shan344on Hong Kong Island
113 Shek Sze Shan340on Lantau Island
114 Tsim Fung Shan339on Lantau Island
115= Smuggler's Ridge337 mKam Shan Country Parkpart of Gin Drinker's Line
115= Tai Lo Tin337 mMa On Shannear Tate' Cairn
117 Tsing Yi Peak
(Sam Chi Heung)
334on Tsing Yi Island
118 D'Aguilar Peak
(Hok Tsui Shan)
325 mShek O Country ParkShek O British Army Major-General George Charles D'Aguilar, Lieutenant Governor of Hong Kong
119 Wo Liu Tun324on Lantau Island
120 Sze Shan322on Lantau Island
121 Tai Tun317 mSai Kung West Country Park
122 Sai Wan Shan314 mSai Kung East Country Parkfacing High Island Reservoir
123= Pottinger Peak312on Hong Kong Island Sir Henry Pottinger, first British Governor of Hong Kong (Chief of British Forces in Hong Kong) and East India Company Colonel
123= Kwai Au Shan312 mMa On Shan Country Parksouth of Hebe Hill and north east of Ngau Tau Kok
125 Eagle's Nest
(Tsim Shan)
305 mnear Kam Shan Country Park
126= Black Hill304 mlocated between Yau Tong and Tiu Keng Leng facing Junk Bay; named for former administrator Major General Wilsone Black, British Army officer
126= Kwun Yam Tung304 mfaces Afternoon Bay in Cheung Chau
128 Lo Yan Shan303on Lantau Island
129= Tai Che Tung302on Lantau Island
129= Tap Chai Shan302on Lantau Island

Lesser Hills

There are numerous smaller hills that dot Hong Kong and some that have disappeared with re-development:

Name Height (m) Country park Location Notes
Amah Rock 15m Lion Rock Named after Mazu (goddess). Not a hill, but a rock at the top of a hill.
Mount Davis 269m Kennedy Town Named for John Francis Davis, former British Governor of Hong Kong
Chiu Keng Wan Shan
(照鏡環山)
247m Between Yau Tong and Tiu Keng Leng
Devil's Peak 222m Lei Yue Mun
Braemar Hill < 200m North Point
Leighton Hill < 100m Causeway Bay and Happy Valley
Morrison Hill < 100m Wan Chai Named for John Robert Morrison, Chinese interpreter and British linguist and Colonial Secretary. The hill was levelled Praya at the time of the Praya East Reclamation Scheme in the 1920s, which used its constituent rock/earth to reclaim land from the harbour, extending the shoreline away from the area.
Mount Parish Causeway Bay and Happy Valley named for Commodore John E. Parish, commander of China Station 1873-1876

Volcanoes

Removed hills

See also

References

  1. 落探員. 妙高台 [Miu Ko Toi] (in Chinese). Retrieved 29 September 2009.
  2. 落探員. 禾塘崗 [Wo Tong Kong] (in Chinese). Retrieved 29 September 2009.
  3. Ovalles, César; Rechsteiner, Carl E. Jr. (eds.). Analytical Methods in Petroleum Upstream Applications. CRC Press. p. 752. ISBN 9781482230864.
  4. "Current & Upcoming Events". Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden.
  5. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 7 January 2013. Retrieved 23 December 2012. [www.youtube.com/watch?v=vAtoOdZ-Pr0]

General references

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