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Sheung Wan is an area in Hong Kong, located in the north-west of Hong Kong Island, between Central and Sai Ying Pun. Administratively, it is part of the Central and Western District. The name can be variously interpreted as Upper District (occupying relatively high ground compared to Central and Wan Chai), or Gateway District (perhaps a reference to the location where the British first entered and occupied Hong Kong).

 

上環位於香港港島中西區的北部,西面為西營盤,東面為中環,南靠半山區,北向維多利亞港。上環是四環九約裡的其中一環。自1843年以來,上環一直是華人聚居的地方,英國人及其他外國人則住在中環。今日的卜公花園,昔日是貧民區。由於1894年曾爆發黑死病,使該區被清拆,並改建成公園直至現在。

 

Hong Kong • 香港 '12

 

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Taken on April 27, 2012