Some apartments in Hong Kong are so small they are called “coffin homes”. They are so small that the UN called it an “insult to human dignity” with some being around 15 square feet”.
In Hong Kong, all new buildings must have at least two women’s toilets for every men’s toilet. Researchers say women take longer than men on average as they use toilets rather than urinals.
Prior to the handover of Hong Kong to China in 1997, UK officials considered building a new city in Northern Ireland, and resettling the entire population of Hong Kong on the Magilligan Peninsula near Coleraine.
Most toilets in Hong Kong are flushed with seawater in order to conserves the city’s scarce freshwater resources.
The reason buildings in Hong Kong have gaping holes is to allow dragons free passage from their mountain homes to the sea.
Up to 100,000 people in Hong Kong live in “Cage Homes” – a 6ft x 2ft metal cage covering a bed.