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:
- Chinese Civil
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; 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.
Beijing is home to a great number of schools and
universities, including several well-regarded universities
of international stature.
With the growth of the city economic reforms, Beijing has
envolved as the most important transport hub in the
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of the Beijing
28 June 2008.