Capital of China

About Capital of China

Beijing is the capital of China. It is located in the north of China. Since Ming Dynasty, Beijing was made the capital of China by the emperors Zhu Yuanzhang. It was called Dadu at that time. In the past, Beijing was called Peking by the westerners. It's international name is called by Beijing since the creation of People's Republic of China. The history of Beijing can be traced back to 3,000 years ago. It's also being the capital of China for more than 850 years old. It is one of the Four Ancient Capitals of China. For it's long history, Beijing is rich in historial relics and attractions. Most famous attractions are left by the Ming and Qing Dynasty.

Basic Facts of Beijing