Covering an area of 3042 square kilometers, Fengtai District is divided into13 neighbourhood committees and 6 townships with a population of 790, 000. The district is Beijing’s south western gateway. Most trains coming and going pass through the district. Fengtai District is also famous for “Kingdom of vegetables” and good reputation for “township of flowers.”
Fengtai District is mainly an industrial area (there are Beijing county level development zones including Fengtai Baipengyao Industrial Warehousing Area, Fengtai Changxindian Industrial Area, Fengtai materials Transport Area), but there are several cultural and historical sites such as the China Space Museum, Fengtai Park, and the Marco Polo Bridge (Lugou Bridge).