Covering an area of 2, 557. 3 square kilometers, Huairou District is divided into 7 towns and 14 townships with a population of 260, 000. It is 50 kilometres from the city centre. Ninety percent of the district is mountainous and it is home to chestnuts. Other fruits include walnuts, haw, sweet pear, ya pear, and apricot kernel.
The long-lasting history of Huairou can be dated from the Tang Dynasty over 1300 years ago and the jurisdiction remains the same as that in 1368.
On December 30, 2001, Huairou District was officially set up under the approval of the State Council. In ancient Chinese, the character ‘Huai’ means ‘Coming’, and ‘Rou’ means ‘Appeasement’, when coming together they mean benevolent rule, national unity and mutual development.
Huairou District has many Attractions, Mutianyu Great Wall, Jiankou Great Wall, Hongluo Temple……..