Beijing is the capital city of China, located in north-east region of China, surrounded by Hebei Province with the exception of neighboring Tianjin to the southeast.
Location Map of Beijing
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Where is Beijing Located?
Beijing is located in the north-east region of China. Beijing is the capital city of China, It is the world's most populous capital city. It is also known as Peking. It has the special status of municipality and directly governed by central government. The literal meaning of Beijing is "Northern Capital".
Furthermore, Beijing is divided into fourteen urban and suburban districts along with two rural counties. Beijing is one of the center points of the country especially in terms of transportation; it is the junction point of numerous railways, roads and motorways along with major international airport. It is important historically as well and it is recognized as the political, educational, and cultural center China. Specifically, it is known for its magnificent palaces, superbly designed temples, and huge stone walls and gates. Above all, its art treasures and universities have facilitated the city as the centre of culture and art in China.
Beijing City Information & Facts
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|Location||North-eastern region of China|
|Area (Municipality)||16,410.5 km2 (6,336.1 sq mi)|
|Postal code||100000 - 102629|
|Major Ethnic Groups||Han 95%, Manchu 2%, Hui 2%, Mongol 0.3%, Other 0.7%|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (CST)|
|Elevation||43.5 m (142.7 ft)|
|Airport||Beijing Capital International Airport|
Places to Visit in Beijing
|Great Wall of China||Ming Dynasty Tombs||798 Art Zone||Kunming Lake||Beijing Shijingshan Amusement Park|
|Forbidden City||Tiananmen||Juyong Pass||Beijing Temple of Confucius||Beijing World Park|
|Summer Palace||Lama Temple||Beijing National Aquatics Center||Great Hall of the People||Beijing central business district|
|Temple of Heaven||National Stadium||Houhai||Beijing Olympic Park||Central Radio & TV Tower|
|Tiananmen Square||National Museum of China||Xiangshan Park||Capital Museum||Palace of Heavenly Purity|
|Great Wall of Badaling||Drum Tower and Bell Tower of Beijing||Zhengyangmen||Beijing Botanical Garden||Zhoukoudian Site Museum|
|The Palace Museum||Yuanmingyuan Park||Shichahai||National Centre for the Performing Arts||Chaoyang Park|
|Jingshan Park||Mausoleum of Mao Zedong||Monument to the People's Heroes||CCTV Headquarters||Beijing Aquarium|
|Beihai Park||Beijing Zoo||Prince Gong Mansion||Meridian Gate||Yuyuantan Park|