List of administrative divisions of Beijing

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Municipality of Beijing
Municipality
Seat: Dongcheng District & Tongzhou 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.

Administrative divisions[edit]

All of these administrative divisions are explained in greater detail at Administrative divisions of the People's Republic of China. This chart lists only county-level divisions of Beijing.

County Level
Name Chinese Hanyu Pinyin Division code[1] Area (km²) Population (2010 census)[2] Density (/km²)
   Dongcheng District 东城区 Dōngchéng Qū 110101 40.6 919,000 7,530
Xicheng District 西城区 Xīchéng Qū 110102 46.5 1,243,000 26,731
Chaoyang District 朝阳区 Cháoyáng Qū 110105 470.8 3,545,000 7,530
Fengtai District 丰台区 Fēngtái Qū 110106 304.2 2,112,000 6,943
Shijingshan District 石景山区 Shíjǐngshān Qū 110107 89.8 616,000 6,860
Haidian District 海淀区 Hǎidiàn Qū 110108 426.0 3,281,000 7,702
Mentougou District 门头沟区 Méntóugōu Qū 110109 1,331.3 290,000 218
Fangshan District 房山区 Fángshān Qū 110111 1,866.7 945,000 506
Tongzhou District 通州区 Tōngzhōu Qū 110112 870.0 1,184,000 1,361
Shunyi District 顺义区 Shùnyì Qū 110113 980.0 877,000 895
Changping District 昌平区 Chāngpíng Qū 110114 1,430.0 1,661,000 1,162
Daxing District 大兴区 Dàxīng Qū 110115 1,012.0 1,365,000 1,349
Huairou District 怀柔区 Huáiróu Qū 110116 2,557.3 373,000 146
Pinggu District 平谷区 Pínggǔ Qū 110117 1,075.0 416,000 387
Miyun County 密云县 Mìyún Xiàn 110228 2,335.6 468,000 200
Yanqing County 延庆县 Yánqìng Xiàn 110229 1,980.0 317,000 160

Recent changes in administrative divisions[edit]

Date Before After Note
1999-09-16 Changping County Changping District upgraded
2001-01-09 Daxing County Daxing District upgraded
2001-12-30 Huairou County Huairou District upgraded
Pinggu County Pinggu District upgraded
2010-06-28 Xuanwu District Xicheng District merged into
Chongwen District Dongcheng District merged into

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

References[edit]