Beijing is located in the north of China. As the capital,it is the center of economy,politics,and culture. It has a long history of about 5,000 years. It is the second biggest city in China next to Shanghai,with a population of about 13,820,000. It is hot in summer(about 38C)and cold in winter(about -15C).In recent years,Beijing has developped quickly,especially in commerce and service industries and it plays an important role in the development of economy in China. Besides, the education and culture of Beijing are advanced. It has more more universities than other Chinese cities. Among these,Beijing Universisty,founded in 1898 and Qinghua University,founded in 1911 are most famous. And there are many famous theaters in Beijing. As the most important city in China,Beijing has many places of interest,such as the Palace Museum,Tiananmen Square,the Great Wall and numerous temples. The Great Wall is the most famous as the Chinese old saying goes,"He who doesn't go to Great Wall is not a true man."