Beijing - description of China’s capital city
Websites-
  1. "Beijing." 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. 2008. China.Org.Cn. 22 Apr. 2008 <http://www.china.org.cn/olympics/host_cities/node_1211380.htm>.
  2. "Welcome to Beijing." Beijing 2008. 2008. The Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. 23 Apr. 2008 <http://en.beijing2008.cn/spectators/beijing/n214096262.shtml>.
Picture sites-
  1. http://www.flickr.com/photos/dave_raw_lin_son/178234902/ dwrawlinson
  2. http://www.flickr.com/photos/keso/494003749/ keso's photostream
  3. http://www.flickr.com/photos/matt_hintsa/2145590592/ matt.hintsa's photostream
  4. http://www.flickr.com/photos/pleduc/2360314720/. Pilaar39
  5. http://www.flickr.com/photos/webel/63859030/ Steve Webel's photostream
  • The Capital of China is Beijing.
  • This is where the 2008 summer Olympics will be held.
  • There are 17 million people living in Beijing. In total
  • In total there are 16,800 square miles.
  • Beijing climate is hot and rainy in summer and cold and dry in winter. Autumn is the best season because the sky is blue, the air is crisp, mild , and humid. In the spring, it is warm but still very windy. In the fall it is chilly and rains quite often.
  • The oriental cypress is the city official tree. The city flower is the Chinese rose and the chrysanthemum.
  • The cypress represents courage and strength. Also their hardworking nature.
  • The Forbidden city was the Chinese imperial palace, and it held 24 rulers from the Ming and Qing dynasties. There they lived and ruled.
  • Today, the Forbidden Palace is called the palace museum and holds artifacts from the Shang dynasty through the Qing dynasty.
  • The Forbidden city is the worlds largest palace.
  • Beijing was the capital city during the Liao,Yuan, Ming, and Qing Dynasties.
  • Other sites there are part of the Great Wall, the Summer Palace, and the Temple of Heaven.
178234902_1c48cac83f.jpg178234902_1c48cac83f.jpgPicture one (The Forbidden city)
63859030_18b9f0d92b_m.jpgPicture two (The Great Wall of China)
494003749_fb8176f675.jpgPicture three ( Beijing at night time)
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2145590592_bea729e119_m.jpg2145590592_bea729e119_m.jpg Picture four (Beijing Olympic Stadium)
external image 2360314720_e35e9fe7bd.jpg?v=0Picture five(Tourists Map of central Beijing)
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