locationNew Territories, Hong Kong

Tai Po District is one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. It covers the areas of Tai Po, Tai Po Kau, Ting Kok, Plover Cove and its exclave is northern part of Sai Kung Peninsula on both shores of Tolo Channel. It is located in the Eastern New Territories. The administrative centre of the district is Tai Po Town (the Tai Po New Town).

Like Yuen Long, the area of Tai Po used to be a traditional market town. Tai Po New Town, developed around the area of Tai Po and on reclaimed lands on the estuaries of Lam Tsuen and Tai Po rivers. It had a population of 310,879 in 2001. The district has the third lowest population density.

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