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Hong Kong

What data is expected?

A database of postcodes/zipcodes and the corresponding spatial locations in terms of a latitude and a longitude (or similar coordinates in an openly published national coordinate system). If a postcode/zipcode system does not exist in the country, please submit a dataset of administrative borders. Data submitted in this category must satisfy the following minimum conditions

  • Zipcodes
  • Address
  • Coordinate (latitude longitude)
  • national level
  • updated once a year

  • Administrative boundaries

  • Boarders poligone
  • name of poligone (city, neighborhood)
  • national level
  • updated once a year

What data is available

  •   Openly licensed? Unsure (No URL given)
  •   Is the data available for free? Unsure
  •   Is the data machine readable? Unsure (n/a)
  •   Available in bulk? Unsure
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Unsure
  •   Publicly available? Unsure
  •   Is data in digital form? Unsure
  •   Is the data available online? Unsure (No URL given)
  •   Does the data exist? Unsure


postcodes/zipcodes not used so this dataset does not apply. This category discriminates on all the countries and territories that do not have postcodes (>60 China uses one postcode for all of Hong Kong (999077) so sent a FOI request to see if that was listed anywhere on a HKgov website and if could be used as a postcode for HK. This was the response

They said to use this page: See also:

Review - did not identified any official admin boundaries. Not endorsed admin boundaries are available here

Reviewer comments




  • Codrina Maria Ilie


  • S.C. Edmunds