Beijing Travel Guide
Beijing, also known as Peking is a metropolis in northern China and the capital of the People's Republic of China. Beijing borders Hebei Province to the north, west, south, and for a small section in the east, and Tianjin Municipality to the southeast. Beijing is one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China.
"Beijing" means "northern capital", in line with the common East Asian tradition whereby capital cities are explicitly named as such. Other cities that are similarly named include Nanjing, China, meaning "southern capital".Peking is the name of the city according to Chinese Postal Map Romanization, and the traditional customary name for Beijing in English...
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