The Yau Tsim Mong District can be found on the southern part of the Kowloon peninsula. The total gross acreage is around 7 km2. According to the 2003 Population Census, there are 278 400 residents population in the Yau Tsim Mong District. Population density is high throughout the District, and there are also a great variety of tourists staying in various hotels within the District.
Yau Tsim Mong is the focal point of several arterial transport routes in Hong-kong. The major facilities include, the Hung Hom Cross Harbour Tunnel, the Star Ferry, the Canton Hong Kong Bus Terminus along with the China Ferry Terminal within the Tsim Sha Tsui area; the Western Harbour Crossing; as well as the major road of Nathan Road, West Kowloon Highway and the MTR routes.
The District is a retail centre and major shopping in Hong-kong. The commercial complexes, boutiques and shops in Tsim Sha Tsui, the retail and wholesale stores and also the hawker bazaars in Yau Ma Tei and Mong Kok provide a broad variety of products for tourists and local residents. Not only where numerous outstanding resorts are located that tourist industry flourishes within the Yau Tsim Mong district, the District is additionally the heart of restaurants and entertainment businesses. Moreover, financial services business prospers within the District at the same time.