The Government Hill is a hill in Central, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, bounded by upper section of Upper Albert Road on the south, Queen's Road Central north, Garden Road east, and Glenealy, west of Hong Kong Island.
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... The Government Hill is a hill in Central, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, bounded by upper section of Upper Albert Road on the south, Queen's Road Central north ... The hill has been the administrative centre of Hong Kong since the early days of British colonial rule, and has remained so after the transfer of sovereignty ... The Government House, residence of chief executive and colonial governor, and the former Central Government Offices (Government Headquarters), occupied large portion of the hill ...
... The suburb of Historic Government Hill is located directly south of Ft Sam Houston, Development began during the construction of the Army base in 1876 ... One of the most notable homes in Government Hill is the Romanesque Revival-style Lambermont (aka Terrell Castle), built in 1894 ... Residents of Government Hill nicknamed Lambermont as The Castle and is still referred as such to this day ...
... Government Hill is a neighborhood in the northwest part of Anchorage, Alaska, sitting in between Anchorage's downtown area and the western reaches of Joint Base ... The neighborhood is named for the "hill" it sits on of about 35 metres (115 ft) bearing the same name, which is actually a bluff which rises alongside the northern banks of ... Numerous Korean emigrants to Anchorage over the years have made Government Hill their first home in the city ...
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