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Culture of Hong Kong

People in Hong Kong speak the Chinese, and English languages. The linguistic diversity of Hong Kong is vaguely diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for Hong Kong is 0.2128. The followers of Christianity are the religious majority in the country. 100% of Hong Kong's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Hong Kong. The rate of urbanization in Hong Kong is considered to be 1. According to data on inbound tourists in Hong Kong, 25,661,000 tourists arrive in the country each year.

National anthem

The national anthem of Hong Kong is called 'The March of the Volunteers'. It was adopted in 1935. The lyrics have been written by Tian Han and the music has been composed by Nie Er.

Fast food

The first McDonalds in Hong Kong was opened on 8 January 1975, and it was located in Paterson Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong Island. At the moment Hong Kong has 237 operating McDonalds restaurants. The number of operating McDonalds restaurants in a country is indicative of the influence of Western culture and globalization in that country. Operating McDonalds restaurants could also have a direct impact on the health of a nation's citizens. Around 39% of the population of Hong Kong are obese.

Alcohol consumption

Each year, the people of Hong Kong consume 2.62 litre of alcohol per capita, and this volume consists of 42% beer, 18.7% wine, 31.3% distilled spirits, 8% other alcohol.

National dish

One of the most popular national dishes of Hong Kong is char siu. Other national dishes include dim sum.