Some things you might not know about Beijing:
*Beijing in the 2nd biggest city in China.
*Beijing has more than double the population of London.
*McDonald's is the city's most popular fast food restaurant.
*The great wall of china can be found in the northwest and north of Beijing.
*Beijing is not the first name this city has ever had. It was known by several names before it took its present name. The old names of the city are Ji, Yanjing, Youzhou, Fanyang, Guangyang, Nanjing, Dadu (Daidu), Zhongdu, Khanbaliq (Cambaluc) and Beiping.
*Beijing hosted the 2008 Olympics games with an official logo “Dancing Beijing”. With 51 gold medals in tow, Chinese athletes won the maximum number of gold medals in 2008 Olympics
*The city of Beijing is very old and dates back to about 3,000 years with rich and long history.
*Beijing translated into english means Northern Capital