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					                           BY:
     Aitor Martín Aguaded 3ºB
         Alexandra Istrate 3ºB
Juan Antonio Beas Lorenzo 3ºA
              Sara Borrero 3ºA
Beijing is a metropolitan city in northern China, and the capital of the Republic of
China. Beijing is divided into 14 urban and suburban districts and two rural counties.
Beijing is one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China.
The population of Beijing is more than 22 millions of
inhabitants. The mayor of Beijing is Guo Jinlong.

                                     This is the location of
                                     the Municipality of
                                     Beijing within China. It
                                     is also the destination
                                     of many tourists
                                     arriving in China.
The history of
Beijing is divided
in these periods:
-Early History
-Medieval period
-Ming and
Quing period
-Republican era
-People’s
Republic
The most
importants wars
are:
-Second Sino-
Japanese War.
 - Chinese Civil
War.
People native to urban Beijing speak the Beijing dialect,
which belongs to the Mandarin subdivision of spoken
Chinese. Beijing dialect is the basis for Standard
Mandarin, the spoken language used in mainland China,
Taiwan, and one of the four official languages of
Singapore. Rural areas of Beijing Municipality have their
own dialects akin to those of Hebei province, which
surrounds Beijing Municipality.
At the heart of Beijing's historical centre lies the Forbidden
City, the enormous palace compound that was the home of
the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties;[97] the
Forbidden City hosts the Palace Museum, which contains
imperial collections of Chinese art. Surrounding the
Forbidden City are several former imperial gardens, parks and
scenic areas, notably the Beihai, Shichahai, Zhongnanhai,
Jingshan and Zhongshan.
The most important is the third sector, because the
services are the most important in Beijing, China in
general. For example: tourism, education or transport.

EDUCATION
Beijing is home to a great number of schools and
universities, including several well-regarded universities
of international stature.

TRANSPORTS
With the growth of the city economic reforms, Beijing has
envolved as the most important transport hub in the
Republic China.
Beijing hosted
the 2008
Summer
Olympics and
the 2008
Summer
Paralympics.
City officials
relocated
350,000
people for the
construction
of the Beijing
National
Stadium,
which was
completed on
28 June 2008.

				
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