Which country controls Hong Kong?
Officially, Hong Kong is a special administrative region of the People's Republic of China. However, it does not "control" Hong Kong.
Hong Kong is an independent city under the People's Republic of China's administration and protection. Hong Kong operates under its own government and trade laws; however, it does not control military defense.
Hong Kong is a major city itself. Considered to be the jewel of Asia, Hong Kong is an international major trading port, controlling trade transactions of Asia. Hong Kong is also known as one of the "Big Three" cities, along with London and New York. While Hong Kong controls Asia, London controls trade in Europe and New York: the Americas.
Hong Kong is one of two special administrative regions of the People's Republic of China (the other is Macau). Outside Chinese borders, it is considered to be one of the "Big Three" cities of the world. Along with London and New York, Hong Kong is a major international trade city controlling trade in Asia, while London controls trade in Europe. Likewise, New York controls trade in the Americas.