Beijing

Beijing is 's capital, and its second largest city after , with a population of more than 20 million. It had been the capital of Imperial China for much of its history, and became seat of the People's Republic of China after the Chinese revolutions, as well as the country's educational and cultural center.
Photo: 郭友柏, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Popular Destinations

The , located at the centre of Beijing, was the imperial palace of China for five centuries, until the early 20th century. Photo: Daniel Case, CC BY-SA 3.0.

District is in Beijing. While district does not have that many tourist sites… Photo: FishOil, CC BY-SA 3.0.

District is a district in central Beijing. Visitirs come here for the Houhai area to join the bar and restaurant cluster by the lake or to explore the remains of the wealthier part of historical Beijing nearby. Photo: Daniel Case, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the primary airport of the Chinese capital city of Beijing. Photo: 颐园新居, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Museum
The Temple of Heaven is an imperial complex of religious buildings situated in the southeastern part of central Beijing. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Theater
The , and colloquially described as The Giant Egg, is an arts centre containing an opera house in Beijing, People's Republic of China. Photo: Hui Lan, CC BY 2.0.

City gate
Qianmen is the colloquial name for , a gate in Beijing's historic city wall. Photo: Eunice winG from Malaysia, CC BY 2.0.

Park
is an imperial park covering 23 hectares immediately north of the in the Imperial City area of Beijing, . Photo: AcidBomber, CC BY 3.0.

Destinations

Dongcheng District is in Beijing. It means "east city" and appropriately enough covers the eastern half of the old, imperial city. Photo: XtoF, CC BY-SA 3.0.

District is a district of the municipality of Beijing. Photo: Honza Soukup, CC BY 2.0.

is a major airport serving Beijing, the capital of , and the surrounding area. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

, formerly District, is an area in Beijing. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

District is a district of the municipality of Beijing. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

District is an urban district of the municipality of Beijing. Photo: Martin Lewison, CC BY-SA 2.0.

District is a rural district in western Beijing Municipality. Photo: ping lin, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a district in Beijing. used to be a rather large old village of surrounded by a more modern area and then a large rural area with lots of small villages. Photo: photo taker, CC BY-SA 3.0.

District is a rural and urban district in the northwest corner of Beijing Municipality. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

District is a district in the far north of Beijing Municipality. Photo: Matthew Summerton, CC BY-SA 3.0.

are areas in Dongcheng District in Beijing, . Photo: Rewindat, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Beijing consists of the suburbs and rural areas of Changping District and Shunyi District. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The of Beijing consist of the administrative districts of Fangshan District and Daxing District. Photo: Mutt, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Neighborhood
literally, the "Eastern Four" or the "Eastern Quadrangle", is the name of an intersection and surrounding neighborhood in , Beijing. Photo: Daniel Case, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Neighborhood
Dongzhimen was a gate in the old Beijing city fortifications.

Neighborhood
is an area of the , Beijing containing many bars, restaurants, and stores.

Beijing

Latitude
39.9032° or 39° 54' 11.4" north
Longitude
116.3914° or 116° 23' 29.1" east
Population
19,600,000
IATA airport code
BJS
United Nations Location Code
CN BJS
Elevation
49 metres (161 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 25248662
Geo­Names ID
1816670
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  • Norwegian Bokmål: Beijing
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  • Serbo-Croatian: Peking
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  • Tok Pisin: Beijing
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Beijing
  • Tosk Albanian: Peking
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  • Turkish: Pekin
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  • Uighur: بېيجىڭ
  • Uighur: بېيجىڭ شەھىرى
  • Ukrainian: Пекін
  • Upper Sorbian: Peking
  • Urdu: بیجنگ
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  • Vietnamese: Bắc Bình
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  • Vietnamese: Kinh Triệu
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  • Vlax Romani: Pekenk
  • Volapük: Beycing
  • Võro: Peking
  • Walloon: Pekin
  • Waray (Philippines): Beijing
  • Welsh: Beijing
  • Western Armenian: Փեքին
  • Western Frisian: Bejing
  • Western Frisian: Peking
  • Western Panjabi: بیجنگ
  • Wolof: Beijing
  • Wu Chinese:
  • Wu Chinese: 京兆地方
  • Wu Chinese: 北京
  • Wu Chinese: 北京市
  • Wu Chinese: 北平
  • Wu Chinese: 北平市
  • Wu Chinese:
  • Wu Chinese: 燕京
  • Yakut: Пекин
  • Yiddish: בייזשינג
  • Yoruba: Beijing
  • Yue Chinese:
  • Yue Chinese: 京兆
  • Yue Chinese: 京兆地方
  • Yue Chinese: 北京
  • Yue Chinese: 北京市
  • Yue Chinese: 北平
  • Yue Chinese: 北平市
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  • Yue Chinese:
  • Yue Chinese: 燕京
  • Yue Chinese: 順天
  • Yue Chinese: 順天府
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  • Zhuang: Baekging
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