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Encyclopedia > West Chang'an Avenue

West Chang'an Avenue (Hanyu Pinyin: Xi Chang'an Jie) is a major avenue in urban Beijing. It forms part of the extended Chang'an Avenue. Pinyin (拼音, Pīnyīn) literally means join (together) sounds (a less literal translation being phoneticize, spell or transcription) in Chinese and usually refers to Hànyǔ Pīnyīn (汉语拼音, literal meaning: Han language pinyin), which is a system of romanization (phonetic notation and transliteration to roman script) for Standard Mandarin used in the... Beijing  listen (Chinese: 北京; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Pei-ching; ; Postal System Pinyin: Peking), is the capital city of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Changan Avenue Changan Avenue is a major through route in Beijing, China. ...


It stretches from the intersection with Xidan in the west until Tian'anmen Square in the east. Xidan in Beijing (July 2004 image) Xidan (西单) is home to a commercial district in Beijing. ...


The Beijing Books Building and CAAC building all sit along the avenue.


Some of the narrowest parts of Chang'an Avenue are immediately before and after Zhongnanhai. The southernmost entrance, Xinhuamen, is right on the avenue. Changan Avenue Changan Avenue is a major through route in Beijing, China. ... Zhōngnánhăi (中南海) is a complex of buildings in Beijing, located west of the Forbidden City, which serves as the central headquarters for the Communist Party of China. ...


The avenue finishes off close to the Great Hall of the People. Great Hall of the People by Day. ...


Line 1 of the Beijing subway runs along the route. The Beijing Subway, Beijing Underground or Beijing Metro (北京地铁) is a subway system that serves the greater Beijing area and its various outlying suburbs. ...


 
 

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