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Source: ChinaTravelGood   Author: Joseph  Date: 07-08 2008  More Attractions
Yuen Long in the New Territories Northwest a vast alluvial plain, San Mianhuan Mountains, west of Deep Bay. Covering screen Yuen Long, Tin Shui Wai, Shan City, Ha Tsuen township, Pat Heung, 18 townships, San Tin and Kam Tin Heung, distance of about 40 km of urban Hong Kong,

for eight districts in the northwest of the location of the district.

Yuen Long is a plain, is here before rolling farmland. Since ancient times, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Yuen Long is a mainly rural-based communities, residents to till the fields or in a living fish ponds. Far from the Sung Dynasty (AD 960-1279) has a large number of residents Laji Yuen Long. Tang#39;s family and cultural family to know the first Luo Ji Yuen Long residents.

since the 1970s, Yuen Long and Tin Shui Wai have the city into a modern satellite town, city skyscrapers, a thriving commercial and community facilities.

from Route 3 and Tai Lam Tunnel in 1998 after the opening of the Yuen Long District external transport has greatly improved. When the KCR West Rail in 2003 after the operation began, from Yuen Long, Sham to just 20 minutes.
Although Yuen Long
rapid development of increasingly modern, Yuen Long is still a traditional rural and urban modernization both in the new towns, many residents still observance of the traditional festival ceremony, such as the Tin Hau Festival, the Bun Festival and Poon Choi.