Beijing History
Beijing is one of China’s seven ancient capitals (Xian, Luoyang, Kaifeng, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Beijing, Anyang), is also the world-famous capital under the well-preserved protection. Especially after the 2008 Olympic Games, Beijing becomes more internationalized and welcomed. Beijing, serving as the nationwide political center, has more than 700 years of history. But as an ancient city and a local kingdom center in China, Beijing, at least, has more than 3000 years of history. According to the recorded history, Beijing exactly has 3040 years history. Anciently called Ji, which was a town in Zhou Dynasty. In Tang dynasty, it was called Youzhou in standard. In Yuan dynasty, it was the capital of China. In Ming and Qing dynasties, it was formally called Beijing until the collapse of Chinese feudalistic period.
Beijing History

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