Shijingshan, Beijing Municipality, China

🇨🇳 Shijingshan District (石景山区) is an urban district of the municipality of Beijing. It lies to the west of the urban core of Beijing, and is part of the Western Hills area, bordering the districts of Haidian to the north-east and east, Fengtai to the south, and Mentougou to the west. The district consists of 9 subdistricts of Beijing's city proper. The western stretch of the 5th Ring Road lies in this area. The Beijing subway serves this area. China National Highway 109 runs through Shijingshan. Although the hills around Yunju Temple may also be called Shijingshan, they have Chinese characters different from those of the district and hence are unrelated to Shijingshan District.

Economy In 2017,the regional GDP of the district is 53.54 billion yuan, with GDP per capita at 87.5 thousand yuan. Important areas include: • North China University of Technology • Babaoshan Revolutionary Cemetery • Shijingshan Amusement Park • Shougang industrial complex • Institute of High Energy Physics (IHEP), Chinese Academy of Sciences.

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Shijingshan has a population of over 489,439 people. Shijingshan also forms one of the centres of the wider Beijing metropolitan area which has a population of over 21,640,000 people.

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