Kwan Tei

Kwan Tei

Kwan Tei (軍地) is an area in the New Territories of Hong Kong. It is at the northeast of Lung Yeuk Tau and at the northwest of Lau Shui Heung, namely northwest of major new town of Fanling.

Geography

The area situates on a plain surrounded by hills at its north and south. Ng Tung River, Tan Sha River and Kwan Tei River are major rivers in the area.

Barracks

The name of Kwan Tei means military place in Cantonese. Barracks were built by former British army. To the west of Kwan Tei, Gailiopi Lines (新圍軍營) sites near San Wai, a walled village north of Lung Yeuk Tei. To the south, Burma Lines (皇后山軍營) sites Queen's Hill (皇后山). The Field Patrol Department of Hong Kong Police Force also sites near Queen's Hill.

Villages

The plain is fertile and suitable for farming. Kwan Tei settled various villages.

Communication

Sha Tau Kok Road goes through the heart of Kwan Tei, connecting Lung Yeuk Tau and Sha Tau Kok.


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