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Type Settlement
Scripts 北京(Chinese)
Pronounced Pron. PAY-CHEENG(Chinese)
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Meaning & History

From Chinese (běi) meaning "north" and (jīng) meaning "capital city". This is the name of the capital of China.
VariantPeking(English)
Other Languages & CulturesPeking(Czech) Peking(Dutch) Pékin(French) Peking(German) Pechino(Italian) Pekin(Japanese) Pequim(Portuguese) Pekín(Spanish)
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