Beijing is 's capital, and its second largest city after , with a population of more than 20 million. It has been the capital of the Chinese Empire 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.

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District is in . is a massive district, roughly covering the urban area to the north and east of central Beijing, beginning at the Second Ring Road, and stretching beyond the Fifth Ring Road.

District is a district in central . means West City.

Dongcheng District is in . It means "east city" and appropriately enough covers the eastern half of the old, imperial city.

The , located at the centre of , was the imperial palace of China for five centuries, until the early 20th century.


, formerly District, is an area in .

is a part of Dongcheng District in , .

is a large district in the north-west of .

is a district in . 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.

consists of the administrative districts Yanqing District, Huairou District, Miyun District and Pinggu District, 4 partially rural districts in the northern end of .

is the primary airport of the Chinese capital city of .

is in and consists of the administrative districts Changping District and Shunyi District.

District is in the west part of .

is a district in the south-west of .

is in and consists of the administrative districts Mentougou District, Fangshan District and Daxing District.

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  • Location: , , ,
  • Population: 21,700,000
  • IATA airport code: BJS
  • United Nations Location Code: CN BJS
  • Latitude: 39° 54' 11.4" (39.9032°) north
  • Longitude: 116° 23' 29.1" (116.3914°) east
  • Elevation: 49 meters (161 feet)
  • Neighbors: and
  • Wikidata: Beijing
  • Wikimedia Commons: Beijing

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Other Names for Beijing

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Extremaduran: Pequín, Finnish: Peking, French: Pékin, Galician: Pequín, Gan Chinese: 北京, Georgian: პეკინი, German: Peking, Greek: Πεκίνο, Gujarati: બેઇજિંગ, Haitian: Peken, Hakka Chinese: Pet-kîn, Hebrew: בייג'ינג, Hindi: बीजिंग, Hungarian: Peking, Icelandic: Peking, Irish: Béising, Italian: Pechino, Japanese: 北京市, Kalmyk: Бәәҗң балһсн, Kannada: ಬೀಜಿಂಗ್, Kazakh: Бейжің, Komi: Пекин, Korean: 베이징, Korean: 북경, Kurdish: Pekîn, Latin: Pechinum, Latin: Pecinum, Latvian: Pekina, Ligurian: Pechin, Lithuanian: Pekinas
Lojban: beidjin, Lombard: Pechin, Luxembourgish: Peking, Macedonian: Пекинг, Malayalam: ബെയ്‌ജിങ്ങ്‌, Marathi: बीजिंग, Mazanderani: پکن, Min Dong Chinese: Báe̤k-gĭng, Mongolian: Бээжин, Nahuatl languages: Pequin, Narom: Péqùin, Nepali (macrolanguage): बेइजिङ, Novial: Beyjing, Occitan (post 1500): Pequin, Old English (ca. 450-1100): Beȝcinȝ, Ossetian: Пекин, Panjabi: ਬੀਜਿੰਗ, Papiamento: Bejing, Persian: پکن, Piemontese: Pechin, Polish: Pekin, Portuguese: Pequim, Pushto: بېجینګ, Quechua: Pikkin, Russian: Пекин, Rusyn: Пекінґ, Serbian: Пекинг, Serbo-Croatian: Peking, Sicilian: Pechinu, Silesian: Bejdżing
Sinhala: බෙයිජිං, Slovak: Peking, Slovenian: Peking, Spanish: Pekín, Swedish: Peking, Tajik: Пекин, Tamil: பெய்ஜிங், Tatar: Пекин, Telugu: బీజింగ్, Thai: ปักกิ่ง, Tibetan: པེ་ཅིང་གྲོང་ཁྱེར།, Turkish: Pekin, Uighur: بېيجىڭ, Uighur: بېيجىڭ شەھىرى, Ukrainian: Пекін, Urdu: بیجنگ, Vietnamese: Bắc Kinh, Western Panjabi: بیجنگ, Wu Chinese: 北京, Yakut: Пекин, Yiddish: בייזשינג, Zhuang: Baekging, Beijing Shi, Pei-ching-shih, Pei-ching, Pei-p'ing-shih, Pei-p'ing, Peping
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