Beijing, the capital of People's Republic of China, is also a municipality directly under the central government, a central city of China, a super city, an international metropolis, a national political center, a cultural center, a center for international communication, and a center for innovation in science and technology.
Beijing is located in the north of the North China Plain, backed by Yanshan, adjacent to Tianjin city and Hebei province. The climate in Beijing is a typical semi humid continental monsoon climate in the north temperate zone.
Beijing is the first Chinese historical and cultural city, has the largest number of world cultural heritage in the world, the history of more than three thousand years has nurtured many famous historic sites, such as the Imperial Palace, Tiantan, the Great Wall, and others.
On July 31, 2015, Beijing and Zhangjiakou won the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games and became the first city in the world to host both the Summer Olympics and the Winter Olympics.