List of administrative divisions of Beijing

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Municipality of Beijing
Direct-controlled municipality
Seat: Dongcheng District
County level divisions
Counties 2
Districts 14
Township level divisions
Towns / areas* 39
Townships / areas* 146
Subdistricts 137

Beijing is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of People's Republic of China, and is divided into 14 districts and 2 counties.

     City centre (older part of urban Beijing):

District Population (2010 census)[1] Area (km²) Density (per km²)
Dongcheng District (东城区: Dōngchéng Qū) 919,000 40.6 22,635
Xicheng District (西城区: Xīchéng Qū) 1,243,000 46.5 26,731

     Inner Suburbs:

District Population (2010 census)[1] Area (km²) Density (per km²)
Chaoyang District (朝阳区: Cháoyáng Qū) 3,545,000 470.8 7,530
Haidian District (海淀区: Hǎidiàn Qū) 3,281,000 426.0 7,702
Fengtai District (丰台区: Fēngtái Qū) 2,112,000 304.2 6,943
Shijingshan District (石景山区: Shíjǐngshān Qū) 616,000 89.8 6,860

     Outer Suburbs:

District Population (2010 census)[1] Area (km²) Density (per km²)
Mentougou District (门头沟区: Méntóugōu Qū) 290,000 1,331.3 218
Fangshan District (房山区: Fángshān Qū) 945,000 1,866.7 506
Tongzhou District (通州区: Tōngzhōu Qū) 1,184,000 870.0 1,361
Shunyi District (顺义区: Shùnyì Qū) 877,000 980.0 895
Changping District (昌平区: Chāngpíng Qū) 1,661,000 1,430.0 1,162
Daxing District (大兴区: Dàxīng Qū) 1,365,000 1,012.0 1,349

     Rural Beijing:

District Population (2010 census)[1] Area (km²) Density (per km²)
Pinggu District (平谷区: Pínggǔ Qū) 416,000 1,075.0 387
Huairou District (怀柔区: Huáiróu Qū) 373,000 2,557.3 146
Miyun County (密云县: Mìyún Xiàn) 468,000 2,335.6 200
Yanqing County (延庆县: Yánqìng Xiàn) 317,000 1,980.0 160

Recent changes in administrative divisions[edit]

Historical divisions[edit]

ROC (1911-1949)[edit]

County / City Present division
Beiping City
北平市
Dongcheng, Xicheng,
Chaoyang, Haidian
Tong County, Hebei
通縣
Tongzhou
Daxing County, Hebei
大興縣
Daxing
Wanping County, Hebei
宛平縣
Mentougou, Fengtai, Shijingshan
Liangxiang County, Hebei
良鄉縣
Fangshan
Huairou County, Hebei
懷柔縣
Huairou
Shunyi County, Hebei
順義縣
Shunyi
Changping County, Hebei
昌平縣
Changping
Pinggu County, Hebei
平谷縣
Pinggu
Miyun County, Hebei
密雲縣
Miyun County
Yanqing County, Qahar
延慶縣
Yanqing County

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