Beijing, formerly known in English as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China. It
is the second largest city in China,
Shanghai being the largest. The population of the
Metropolitan area of the city was about 11,400,000 in 2007.
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The Imperial Locomotive, which we assume was the engine used to
pull the Emperor's train.

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The Legations Quarter
The Legations Quarter.
Peking, Beijing, Imperial Palace
The Imperial Palace.
Peking Gateway
"A Peking Gateway".
Beijing, White Pagoda
The White Pagoda.
Peking City Wall
East Corner of the Peking City Wall.
Peking, Corner Gate
A corner Gate in the City Wall.
Peking, Chunhuamen
Peking, Hotel des Wagons Lits, Yokohama Spezie Bank
The Grand Hotel des Wagons Lits and the Yokohama Spezie Bank.
Beijing, Observatory
The Peking Observatory.
Beijing, Summer Palace, Long Bridge
The Long Bridge at the Summer Palace.
Beijing, Legation Quarter Entrance
The Entrance to the Legation Quarter.
Grand Hotel de Pekin
The Grand Hotel de Pekin.
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A Beijing Street in the first half of the 20th Century.
West Block House, Tartar Wall.
The main entrance to the Tartar City.
Summer Palace, Beijing
The Summer Palace.
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"Five Marble Bridges in Forbidden City".
Tartar Wall and Gate.
Tartar Wall and Gate.
A Peking Watch Tower.
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Street Vendors, Beijing
Street Vendors.
Beijing - Temple of Confucius
The Temple of Confucius.
Beijing - Temple of the Earth
The Temple of the Earth.
Beijing - Temple of the Princess
Temple of the Princess.
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