34343.pngBeijing (Peking)

Capital of People’s Republic of China (PRC)

Political, Economic, Cultural, and Educational Center of the Middle Kingdom


34343.pngFast Facts:

Population:21,705,000(#2 in China)

Area (sqkm):16,410.5

# of Districts:16

Spoken Dialects:Mandarin (Putonghua)

Time Zone:UTC/GMT +8

Phone Code: +86-(0)10

Currency:Chinese Yuan (aka. Renmenbi)

Electricity:220V/50Hz(2-pin US/Euro plug, 3-pin Australian plug)

Airport(s):Beijing Capital International(IATA: PEK)

Beijing Nanyuan Airport(IATA: NAY)


34343.pngRankings & Statistics:

Top 30 Global Financial Center

Headquarter of over 50 Global Fortune 500 Companies (#1 in World)

Home of 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites

City for 2008 Summer Olympics and 2022 Winter Olympics

90,000,000 passengers travel through Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) annually (#2 in World)

#1 busiest subway network in World


34343.png Academic Partners:

Peking University

Tsinghua University

Renmin University


34343.png Sightseeing & Excursions:

Bird’s Nest

The Great Wall

The Forbidden City

Tianamen Square