These Drone Photos Show the Density of High-Rises in Hong Kong


Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated cities in the world. Hong Kong has more buildings taller than 500 feet (150m) than any other city. It also has a population of over seven million people who live in an area of little over 400 square miles. That’s over 17,000 people per square mile!

A Hong Kong based photographer Andy Yeung used a drone to capture this density for his project Urban Jungle.

‘I wanted to use a special angle to show how people can live in the world’s most densely populated city,’ says Yeung, who spent two months photographing the city by drone as part of his Urban Jungle photo series. And he certainly has come up with something special in these remarkable aerial images of Hong Kong’s Sheung Wan, Wan Chai and Sham Shui Po districts.

The photo above of the Sheung Wan area of the city was selected as a Editors’ Choice.

(H/T: PetaPixel)

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