Beijing is one of the most populated cities in China, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Asia, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 39.55N latitude / 116.20E longitude. For routing in Beijing, please check the free driving directions Beijing service below.
When you visit China, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is Standard Chinese, and the officially used currency is Chinese yuan (CNY).
Beijing, the capital city, has numerous population; 10 849 000 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Beijing counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, China, bears 1 415 045 928 sum citizens spreading on its 3 705 807,00 sq mi / 9 598 000 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in China is Unitary one-party socialist republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: N/A, while salute for the national anthem called: March of the Volunteers.
Google maps Beijing, and the satellite map of the city is a free and useful dynamic tool to discover the capital of China and the neighboring countries like Afghanistan, Bhutan, India, Kazakhstan, North Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Vietnam.
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional China Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for China
The greater part of the country is mountainous. Its principal ranges are the Tien Shan, the Kunlun chain, and the Trans-Himalaya. In the southwest is Tibet, which China annexed in 1950. The Gobi Desert lies to the north. China proper consists of three great river systems: the Yellow River (Huang He), 2,109 mi (5,464 km) long, the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang), the third-longest river in the world at 2,432 mi (6,300 km) and the Pearl River (Zhu Jiang), 848 mi (2,197 km) long.