The national flag of the People’s Republic of China is a red flag with five stars.
The national emblem of the People’s Republic of China consists of an image of Tian’anmen in its centre illuminated by five stars and encircled by ears of grain and a cogwheel.
The national anthem of the People’s Republic of China is March of the Volunteers,
written by Tian Han with music composed by Nie Er.
The capital of People’s Republic of China is Beijing, Jing for short. As one of the four municipalities directly under the central government, it is now the political, transportation and cultural center of the nation. The climate in Beijing is a typical warm and semi-humid continental monsoon climate, characterized by hot and rainy summer as well as cold and dry winter. Spring and autumn do not last long.
With three thousand years’ history of city-building and eight hundred and fifty years’ history as capital, Beijing has embraced Chinese culture of Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasty. Each year, more than 147 million tourists visit Beijing, a city possessing most of the world cultural heritages with its numerous scenic spots and cultural landscapes. Calculated merely in terms of population, Beijing is undoubtedly the world’s current No. 1 metropolis. In Beijing, there are more than 100 million permanent resident people together with foreign and floating population. And Beijing ranked No. 15 in Top Global Cities 2010 among world cities, leading all cities in Mainland China.