General information about Beijing
CountryChina
Region Beijing 22
Population11,716,620
Visitors4,197,000/year
Time ZoneAsia/Shanghai
Cost of living in Beijing, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation $358 $654
Food $147 $263
Transportation $23 $55
Communications and utilities $35 $39
Clothing $25 $92
Sports and leisure $32 $110
Accommodation in Beijing, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre$357
Shared room in city centre$654
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre$463
1 bedroom apartment in city centre$840
Coordinates of Beijing
Time ZoneAsia/Shanghai
GMT +8
DST +8
Latitude39.907500000
Longitude116.397230000
Elevation (STRM3)49 m.

Popular places and attractions of Beijing

Great Wall at Mutianyu (慕田峪长城) Great Wall at Mutianyu (慕田峪长城)
Great Wall at Mutianyu (慕田峪长城)
Historic Site
9.4
Temple of Heaven (天坛) Temple of Heaven (天坛)
Temple of Heaven (天坛)
Historic Site
9.3
Great Wall at Badaling (八达岭长城) Great Wall at Badaling (八达岭长城)
Great Wall at Badaling (八达岭长城)
Historic Site
8.8
Mutianyu Great Wall Travel Service Mutianyu Great Wall Travel Service
Mutianyu Great Wall Travel Service
Transportation Services
8.7
万春亭 Wanchun Pavilion 万春亭 Wanchun Pavilion
万春亭 Wanchun Pavilion
Historic Site
8.7
Hall of Central Harmony (中和殿) Hall of Central Harmony (中和殿)
Hall of Central Harmony (中和殿)
Historic Site
8.6

Parks, gardens and green spaces in Beijing

Jingshan Park (景山公园) Jingshan Park (景山公园)
Jingshan Park (景山公园)
Park
9.2
什刹海公园 Shichahai Park 什刹海公园 Shichahai Park
什刹海公园 Shichahai Park
Park
9.0
Olympic Forest Park North Park (奥林匹克森林公园北园) Olympic Forest Park North Park (奥林匹克森林公园北园)
Olympic Forest Park North Park (奥林匹克森林公园北园)
Park
9.0
北海公园 Beihai Park 北海公园 Beihai Park
北海公园 Beihai Park
Park
8.8
司马台长城(西) Great Wall at Simatai (West) 司马台长城(西) Great Wall at Simatai (West)
司马台长城(西) Great Wall at Simatai (West)
Trail
8.6
Houhai Lake (后海) Houhai Lake (后海)
Houhai Lake (后海)
Lake
8.5

Cost of living and prices in Beijing

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 3.5 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 21.3 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 4.0 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 0.6 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3.0 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0.4 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0.3 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 3.5 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 0.5 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 2.0 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1.8 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1.4 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 0.8 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 0.7 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 0.9 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0.7 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1.0 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 7.7 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 3.3 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 1.4 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1.2 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1.5 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 11.8 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 0.7 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2.3 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 2.4 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0.5 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 23.0 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 1.5 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 0.3 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 6.5 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 0.7 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 17,722.1 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 45.6 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 13.4 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 9.4 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 55.3 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 29.3 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 81.7 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 82.7 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 840.9 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 463.8 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 1,982.2 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 1,084.2 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 38.4 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0.1 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 15.1 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 8,909.3 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 4,126.6 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 989.7 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 4.3 %
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Beijing

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugyear
Record high°C33282318121727323740404141
Average high°C2518921311192529302917
Average temperature°C20135-1-306132024262512
Average low°C1580-5-8-508131822207
Record low°C2-2-12-14-17-15-8-1381712-17
FogDays222119161210121114172625205
ThunderstormsDays30000001278728
Average precipitationMm.5010100000103070220170570
Relative humidity%68646156505250495359747759
Relative humidity morning%84766657525360637179899070
Relative humidity evening%51474742333232334047626344
Wind speedKm/h8919141419121412128812
Day LengthHours13121110101112141516151413
Dew point°C124-5-12-16-13-70815202026
Growing degree-day°C308112000001173014254994652228
Solar radiation, globalMj/m21613109101317212322191716
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Location on map - Beijing

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