Kowloon Walled City was a densely populated, largely ungoverned settlement in Kowloon, Hong Kong. In 1987, the Walled City contained 33,000 residents within its 6.5-acre (0.03 km2; 0.01 sq mi) borders

Pic of the Day: Abandoned Towns

香港!Kowloon Walled City was a densely populated, largely ungoverned settlement in Kowloon, Hong Kong. In the Walled City contained residents within its sq mi) borders

Cafe, Tung Tau Tsuen Road, Kowloon Walled City, 1989. Photo by Greg Girard

Cafe, Tung Tau Tsuen Road, Kowloon Walled City, 1989 by Greg Girard

Greg Girard - Work - Hanoi Calling http://www.greggirard.com/

Greg Girard - Work - Hanoi Calling http://www.greggirard.com/

A Kowloon Walled City resident who is dissatisfied with compensation payouts from the government sits on a pavement in protest as police sta...

Kowloon Walled City: A rare insight into one of the most densely populated places on earth which housed 50,000 people

A Kowloon Walled City resident who is dissatisfied with compensation payouts from the government sits on a pavement in protest as police start the clearance operation (Greg Girard and Ian Lambot)

Tracks and Snow near Waterfront, Vancouver, 1980 by Greg Girard.

Tracks and Snow near Waterfront, Vancouver, 1980 by Greg Girard.

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