Yuen Long locates at the northwestern part of the territory. It was considered to be mostly rural areas back then. It has been transformed with two vastly upgraded town centres with large private housing estates.
The Hong Kong Wetland Park, Nam Sang Wai and the Mai Po Marshes are located in Yuen Long. They are great places to spend a weekend.
It is connected to the metro system via the West Rail.
Weather info by Hong Kong Observatory
Subtropical monsoon; cool and humid in winter, hot and rainy from spring through summer, warm and sunny in fall
Cantonese 88.9%, English 4.3%, Mandarin 1.9%, other Chinese dialects 3.1%, other 1.9%
UTC+8 (13 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
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