Location of Beijing Municipality within China
Location of Beijing Municipality within China
Coordinates: 39°55′N 116°23′ECoordinates: 39°55′N 116°23′E
Country People's Republic of China
Divisions[1]
 - County-level
 - Township-level
16 districts
289 towns and villages
Government
 • Type Municipality
 • Party Secretary Guo Jinlong (Politburo member)
 • Mayor Wang Anshun
 • Congress Chairman Du Deyin
 • Conference Chairman Ji Lin
Area[2]
 • Municipality 16,410.54 km2 (6,336.14 sq mi)
 • Urban 1,368.32 km2 (528.31 sq mi)
 • Rural 15,042.22 km2 (5,807.83 sq mi)
Elevation 43.5 m (142.7 ft)
Population (2014)[3]
 • Municipality 21,516,000
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
 • Urban 18,590,000
 • Metro (2010)[4] 24,900,000
 • Ranks in China Population: 3rd;
Density: 4th
Major ethnic groups
 • Han 96%
 • Manchu 2%
 • Hui 2%
 • Mongol 0.3%
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 100000–102629
Area code(s) 10
GDP[5] 2014
 - Total CNY 2.133 trillion
US$ 347.24 billion (13th)
 - Per capita CNY 99,214
US$ 16,150 (2nd)
 - Growth Increase 7.3%
HDI (2010) 0.821[6] (1st)—very high
License plate prefixes 京A, C, E, F, H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q
京B (taxis)
京G, Y (outside urban area)
京O, D (police and authorities)
City trees Chinese arborvitae (Platycladus orientalis)
  Pagoda tree (Sophora japonica)
City flowers China rose (Rosa chinensis)
  Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum morifolium)
Website www.ebeijing.gov.cn