Beijing - The capital of People's Republic of China
a world famous metropolis with a long history, ever served as a
dynastic capital from the beginning of the fin in 1115 to the end
of the Qing Dynasties in 1911. On October 1, 1949, the People's
Republic of China was founded and Beijing has been the capital and
the political, economic, communication, scientific and cultural
centre of new China.
nestles at the foot of Yanshan Mountain on the northern tip of the
North China Plain and mountainous areas make up 62% of its total
land. It has a continental monsoon climate .The annual mean temperature
is 11.8 du and the annual precipitation is 637 mm.
an area of 16800 kM2 and with a population of 12.46 million, Beijing
is one of the most important tourist cities of China. There are
many attractive historic sites and scenic spots, such as the Great
Wall at Badaling, the Ming Tombs, Palace Museum, the site of Peking
Man's Home at Zhoukoudian, the Summer Palace, Xiangshan Hill, Tian'anmen
Square, the Temple of Heaven, etc.
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