North Point

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North Point (北角; Min Nan: Pak-kak, Jyutping: bak1 gok3; Cantonese IPA: ) is an area of Hong Kong, located in the northern part of Hong Kong Island. Administratively, it belongs to Eastern district.

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Demographics

North Point is famous for its concentration Shanghainese and Fujianese-speaking population, and is called Little Shanghai and Little Fujian of Hong Kong.

When the Guinness Book of Records was first published in the 1950s, North Point was listed as the most densely populated place on earth.

Places in North Point

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A pedestrian crossing on King's Road and Tin Chong Street junction, North Point, Hong Kong

Some buildings in the western part of Quarry Bay are named as "North Point something" building, although they are across the customary limit of North Point at Man Hong Street / Healthy Street West.

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