Facts

Beijing at a glance:

Name

北京 Běijīng, meaning “Northern Capital”

Type

Municipality

Location

Northern tip of North China Plain, surrounded by Hebei province to the north, west and south, and Tianjin Municipality to the southeast

Size

16,800 sq km (6480 sq mi)

Population

20 million

GDP

US$180 billion

Climate

-10°C (14°F) to 35°C (95°F)

Local Dialect

Mandarin Chinese (汉语 Hàn yǚ)

Places of Interest

Great Wall, Forbidden City, Tian’anmen Square, Summer Palace

 

 

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    China Study Abroad Ltd
    3610 Capital Mansions,
    6 Xinyuan Nan Road, Chaoyang
    Beijing, 100027
    Phone: (+86) 10 8468 3799 
  • London

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    154 Bishopsgate
    London EC2M 4LN
    United Kingdom
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    43-59 Queen’s Road East
    Hong Kong
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