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Beijing of China, (Peking China) a municipality directly under the Central Government is the capital of the People's Republic of China and the country's political, economic, cultural and transportation center. Geographically located in the northwest part of the North China Plain, and covering an area of 16,800square km. Beijing is the second largest city in China with a population of more than 11 million. It has a semi-humid continental climate in the warm temperate zone. Beijing is an ancient city with a long cultural history. The four feudal dynasties--Jin, Yuan, Ming, and Qing had all set up their capital here. That's why it became a most concentrated place of the country's scenic spots and historical sites. Among them, the best known are the Palace Museum, the Summer Palace, the Great Wall and the Temple of Heaven.

 

 

 

Map of Beijing (inner city):
http://www.ebeijing.gov.cn/BeijingInfo/BJInfoTips/Beijingmaps/t956116.htm

Sightseeing at Beijing:
http://www.ebeijing.gov.cn/Travel/Sightseeing/index.htm

Shopping at Beijing:
http://www.ebeijing.gov.cn/Travel/Shop/index.htm

Eating out at Beijing:
http://www.ebeijing.gov.cn/Travel/Food/index.htm

 

 

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