Introduction to Beijing

Beijing is the capital of the People's Republic of China, the central municipality, China's political, cultural, educational and international exchange center. She is meanwhile China's economic and financial decision-making center and management center. Her name was first seen in the literature as "Ji".

Beijing is located in the north of the North China Plain, surrounded by Hebei Province and Tianjin in the southeast. She has more than 3000 years of city history and 778 years of the history of capital. In the first year of Zhenyuan, Jin Dynasty emperor established the official capital in the southwest of Beijing, known as "the central capital". Since then the capital of Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties established here. Beijing is one of China's four ancient capitals (the others are Xi'an, Luoyang and Nanjing). With six World Heritage Sites, Beijing is the city with the largest number of cultural heritage items in the world. She is also one of the world's largest cities.

Beijing's climate is typical of temperate semi-humid continental monsoon climate, hot and rainy in summer, cold and dry in winter, with a short spring and autumn. In July, it is 70 ~ 87 °F (21 ~ 31°C) in average, and rains heavily often.

Beijing has more than 200 tourist attractions: the Forbidden City the largest palace in the world, Temple of Heaven, Beihai the royal garden, the Summer Palace and the Old Summer Palace, the Great Wall at Badaling and Mutianyu, as well as the world's largest courtyard Prince Gong's Mansion and other attractions. There are 7390 heritage, 99 national key cultural relics protection units, 326 municipal cultural relics protection units, 5 national geological parks, and 15 national forest parks.

Beijing is the eighth largest city of food in the world. Snacks in Beijing have a long history. The famous snacks include Douzhir, bean flour Sutang, plum juice, Chatang, Wotou, Fuling pancake sandwich, preserved fruits, sugar-coated haws, Aiwowo, pea cake, Lvdagunr, Guanchang, Baodu and Chaogan.

Beijing is the country's largest science and technology research base and the most developed regions of the National Education. There are famous colleges and universities such as Tsinghua University, Peking University, Renmin University of China and Beijing Normal University.