1. Hong Kong and Hong Kong Island are the same thing
Those not from here often think that Hong Kong Island is all there is to our city. Sure, this is where many of the prominent buildings that make up the iconic skyline stand, but this is far from all there is to Hong Kong. There are also myriad outlying islands, Lantau, Lamma, the New Territories, and Kowloon – where some of the most densely populated and culturally rich neighbourhoods lie.