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Beijing City Statistics
Beijing City Overview - TravelPuppy.com
Location Beijing special municipality, China
Country telephone code 86
Population 12,700,000 (metropolitan area)
Ethnic mix 92% Han Chinese; with 55 ethnic groups
making up the remaining 8% of the population
Religion Buddhist, Taoist, Islam, Catholic and
Protestant
Time zone GMT + 8 (GMT + 7 from last Sunday in
March
to Saturday before last Sunday in October)
Electricity 220 volts AC, 50Hz; two-pin plugs are standard
Average January temp - 3°C (27°F)
Average July temp 26°C (79°F)
Annual rainfall 890mm (34.7 inches)