Beijing -- School-age
Beijing the capital of China is situated in the northeast part of China.
Beijing covers an area of more than 16800 square kilometers (6487 square miles) and has a population of 13.82 million people.
The climate in Beijing is cold and dry in the winter and hot in the summer.
Beijing is centered around two famous landmarks:
Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City.
Tiananmen Square located at the center of Beijing, with an area of 98 acres and a capacity of up to one million people, is the world's largest public square.
The Forbidden City, located in the heart of Beijing, China was the home of the emperors. Now known as the Palace Museum, it is to the north of Tiananmen Square.
Landmarks - Northwest of Beijing
The Summer Palace, lies in a northwestern suburb of Beijing.
This is one of the largest and best preserved imperial Chinese gardens.
The Great Wall of China is a famous landmark that can be found in the northwest and north of Beijing.
Write the Chineses Character that means Beijing in red
Things to Do
Online Beijing, China Jigsaw Puzzles
Things to Do
Disney's Princess - Mulan.
Paper Lantern Craft Printable Activity
Dragon Eggs color page and recipe.
Find out your Chinese Animal Year
Origami, the art of paper folding, is thought to have began in China around the second century C.E.