Top 10 Reasons to Make Beijing the Capital of China

What is the capital of China? It is Beijing. Why Beijing has become the capital of China since Ming Dynasty. History of Beijing can be dated back to 3,000 years. It was the imperial capital of China during Yuan, Ming, Qing dynasty which has more than 700 years old. In history of China, Beijing was the six ancient dynasty's capitals. Located in in the northeast of China, Beijing's great culture and and political importance made it become the most important city in China. Here are the top 10 reasons to make Beijing as the capital of China.

#One: Beijing's special location and geography: Located in the northeast of China, Beijing is arounded by Hebei province which can be a good defencer for military attack. Beijing is simply of a much lower elevation than other northen cities in China, such as Luoyang is roughly 300 meter above sea level, Beijing is like 50, so the simple science that going UP HILL with water is rather difficult and going to Beijing requires a lot less going up hill was a big calculation .

#Two: Beijing has a big population: Beijing has a big population of more than 20 millions. It is one of the biggest cities in China. It is the world's most populous national capital city, with over 21 million residents within an administrative area of 16,410.5 km2 (6336 sq. mi.).It is located in Northern China, and is governed as a municipality under the direct administration of the State Council with 16 urban, suburban, and rural districts. Beijing is mostly surrounded by Hebei Province with the exception of neighboring Tianjin to the southeast; together, the three divisions form the Jingjinji megalopolis and the national capital region of China.

#Three: Beijing is a Global economic city: Beijing has a good repuation all over the world. Beijing is a global city and one of the world's leading centres for culture, diplomacy and politics, business and economics, education, language, and science and technology. A megacity, Beijing is the second largest Chinese city by urban population after Shanghai and is the nation's cultural, educational, and political center. It is home to the headquarters of most of China's largest state-owned companies and houses the largest number of Fortune Global 500 companies in the world, as well as the world's four biggest financial institutions by total assets

#Four: Beijing has a long history as capitals: Beijing's history can be dated back to more than 3000 years. And it has been the capitals for six ancient Chinese dynasties. Combining both modern and traditional style architectures, Beijing is one of the oldest cities in the world, with a rich history dating back three millennia. As the last of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China, Beijing has been the political center of the country for most of the past eight centuries, and was the largest city in the world by population for much of the second millennium AD. With mountains surrounding the inland city on three sides, in addition to the old inner and outer city walls, Beijing was strategically poised and developed to be the residence of the emperor and thus was the perfect location for the imperial capital.

#Five: Beijing has a large number of universities: As the most educated cities in China, Beijing has the largest number of colleges and universities in China. The most famous universities in China are located in Beijing, which is Beijing University and Tsinghua University. Many of Beijing's 91 universities consistently rank among the best in the Asia-Pacific and the world. Beijing is home to the two best C9 League universities (Tsinghua and Peking) in the Asia-Pacific and emerging countries. Beijing CBD is a center for Beijing's economic expansion, with the ongoing or recently completed construction of multiple skyscrapers. Beijing's Zhongguancun area is a world leading center of scientific and technological innovation as well as entrepreneurship.

#Six: Beijing has a large number of places of interest: With its long history, Beijing is rich in historical sites and travel resources. Most famous Great Wall of China is also located in Beijing and the best sections of the Great Wall are visited from Beijing. Simatai, Badaling, Mutianyu Great wall sections are located in Beijing and around. At the historical heart of Beijing lies the Forbidden City, the enormous palace compound that was the home of the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties; the Forbidden City hosts the Palace Museum, which contains imperial collections of Chinese art. Surrounding the Forbidden City are several former imperial gardens, parks and scenic areas, notably Beihai, Shichahai, Zhongnanhai, Jingshan and Zhongshan. These places, particularly Beihai Park, are described as masterpieces of Chinese gardening art, and are tourist destinations of historical importance

#Seven: Beijing has a large number of sport events : Beijing is a city of sport. It has the largest staudium in China. The birds net and water cube are the biggest in China and the world. Beijing has hosted numerous international and national sporting events, the most notable was the 2008 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games. Other multi-sport international events held in Beijing include the 2001 Universiade and the 1990 Asian Games. Single-sport international competitions include the Beijing Marathon (annually since 1981), China Open of Tennis (1993–97, annually since 2004), ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Cup of China (2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009 and 2010), WPBSA China Open for Snooker (annually since 2005), Union Cycliste Internationale Tour of Beijing (since 2011), 1961 World Table Tennis Championships, 1987 IBF Badminton World Championships, the 2004 AFC Asian Cup (football), and 2009 Barclays Asia Trophy (football). Beijing hosted the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Athletics.

#Eight: Beijing is the tranportation hubs and centers in China : Beijing is the transport hub in the north of China which connected Hebei, Henan, Shanxi, Shandong and Shanghai. Beijing serves as a large rail hub in China's railway network. Ten conventional rail lines radiate from the city to: Shanghai (Jinghu Line), Guangzhou (Jingguang Line), Kowloon (Jingjiu Line), Harbin (Jingha Line) (including Qinhuangdao (Jingqin Line)), Baotou (Jingbao Line), Chengde (Jingcheng Line), Tongliao, Inner Mongolia (Jingtong Line), Yuanping, Shanxi (Jingyuan Line) and Shacheng, Hebei (Fengsha Line). In addition, the Datong–Qinhuangdao Railway passes through the municipality to the north of the city.

#Nine: Beijing is military centers in China : As an important military center of China, Beijing is the headquaters of China's top military leaders. The command headquarters of China's military forces are based in Beijing. The Central Military Commission, the political organ in charge of the military, is housed inside the Ministry of National Defense, located next to the Military Museum of the Chinese People's Revolution in western Beijing. The Second Artillery Corps, which controls the country's strategic missile and nuclear weapons, has its command in Qinghe, Haidian District. The headquarters of the Central Theater Command, one of five nationally, is based further west in Gaojing. The CTR oversees the Beijing Capital Garrison as well as the 27th, 38th and 65th Armies, which are based in Hebei.

#Ten: Beijing has a good international relationship with other countries : Beijing has a close relationship with the other countries because its numerous events in sports or political events or meetings. The capital is the home of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, a multilateral development bank that aims to improve economic and social outcomes in Asia and the Silk Road Fund, an investment fund of the Chinese government to foster increased investment and provide financial supports in countries along the One Belt, One Road.[228] Beijing is also home to the headquarters of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), making it an important city for international diplomacy.