Beijing is one of the leading capitals of the world. This truly world class city is the capital of the People’s Republic of China. Beijing is the nation’s political, cultural, and educational centre. The urban area of Beijing is in the south-central part of the municipality. It spreads out in bands of concentric ring roads, of which the fifth and outermost, the Sixth Ring Road (numbering starts at two), passes through several satellite towns. Tian’anmen and Tian’anmen Square are at the centre of Beijing, directly to the south of the Forbidden City, which was the former residence of the emperors of China.
Beijing offers an economy with a significant industrial base and expanding pockets of advanced manufacturing and technological enterprises, including a space programme. Beijing is amongst the most developed cities in China, and is home to 41 Fortune Global 500 companies and 100 of the largest companies in China. The five largest companies are Sinopec – Oil, China National Petroleum – Oil, State Grid Corporation – Utilities, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China – Banking, and China Mobile Limited – Communications. There are many opportunities throughout Beijing for shared office space.
Entertainment And Dining Out
The oriental city of China, Beijing offers many opportunities to explore the culture and history of the country. Among the popular attractions in the city there are several that are religious in nature. Including the Temple of Heaven (Tiantan), located in south-eastern Beijing. This is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties made visits for annual ceremonies of prayers to Heaven for good harvest. Dining options include Temple Restaurant Beijing. This restaurant offers French and European cuisine and is open for breakfast, dinner, and late night dining. Reservations are recommended. It is located in what used to be a television factory that once produced the city's first black and white TVs.
The nearest major airport is Beijing Nanyuan Airport. This airport has domestic flights and is 21 km (13 miles) from the centre of Beijing, China. Another major airport is Beijing Capital International Airport, which has international and domestic flights and is 27 km (17 miles) from the city. Beijing is a transportation hub and has a well laid out network of roads, railways and two major airports. It is one of the largest hubs in China’s railway network. The city’s main railway stations are the Beijing Railway Station, the Beijing West Railway Station, and the Beijing South Railway Station, which houses the city’s high-speed railway station.