2012-12-09The history of Beijing is punctuated by greatness, turmoil, power and intrigue.
2012-12-08Beijing is made up of the Chinese characters 北京. 北 (bei) means north and 京 (jing) is capital-thus Beijing means "northern capital."
2012-12-08The Imperial City, or Huangcheng in Chinese and literally "the inner city," is a section of the city of Beijing in the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties.
2012-12-08In December 1929, a Chinese paleoanthropologist named Pei Wenzhong discovered a complete skull of "Peking Man" on Dragon Bone Hill, northwest of Zhoukoudian.
2012-12-08Timeline of the city’s history.