This collection focuses on the early maps of Hong Kong since the 19th century, including maps of the whole territory, district plans, street maps, geological maps, topographic maps, street naming plans and other thematic maps. It greatly facilitates researches on the boundary history, landscape changes, district development and street names in Hong Kong.
Map Library, 5/F of Hong Kong Central Library
Available for public use in the Map Library. Some of the items in the Collection are digitized for browsing via MMIS in the Internet or inside public libraries.
The old maps collection records the changes in geographical environment, and the growth of the city and various districts in Hong Kong.
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There are also different maps and atlas materials collected for lending and reference purpose at different libraries. Please search the library catalogue.
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