|Type||Dependent territory of the United Kingdom (ca. 1996)|
|Capital||Victoria (de facto)|
|Head(s) of State|| Queen Elizabeth II (1953-?) (ca. 1996)
Governor Chris Patten (1993-?) (ca. 1996)
Hong Kong was a self governing territory of China. As of 1996, Hong Kong was a British colony until its 99-year lease end in 1997. The city was destroyed during the War of 1996, just exactly one more year before the handover to the PRC.