: 延庆县; Traditional Chinese
: 延慶縣; Hanyu Pinyin
: Yánqìng Xiàn) is situated at the
of northwest Beijing
The Guyaju Ruins, showing ancient cave
dwellings, are located in Yanqing County.
The Jingbao Railway
, Dazhen Railway
, and China National Highway 110
through the county.
The County has an area of 1,992 km² and a population of
275,433 (2000 Census). The county contains many ancient tombs and
caves, as well as the popular Badaling section of
the Great Wall.
Yanqing urban area (87 891 in township) has an area of 9.8 square
kilometers measured from the Google Earth image and an estimated
population of 100,000.