Beijing is one of the world’s most impressive cities, with a 3,000-year history and a population over 21 million. As the capital of China, it is the political, cultural and economic center of People’s Republic of China.
The long history has left Beijing abundant historical and cultural heritages that symbolize the magnificent ancient civilization of the city. Places such as the Forbidden City, the Great Wall, the Peking Man site at Zhoukoudian, the Temple of Heaven, and the Summer Palace are all on the UNESCO World Heritage list.
Beijing, a dynamic city where tradition meets modernity, is a major hub for the national highway, expressway, railway, and high-speed rail networks. The Beijing Capital International Airport is the second busiest in the world by passenger traffic. Every year, it receives millions of visitors at home and abroad.
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