City walls of Daming
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|• Total||1,052 km2 (406 sq mi)|
|Elevation||47 m (155 ft)|
|• Density||710/km2 (1,800/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard)|
|Literal meaning||Great Name County|
|Literal meaning||Seat of Daming Prefecture|
It was formerly known as Beijing under the Northern Song dynasty, who used it as their northern capital. The city served as an important centre for learning during Imperial China. It was renamed to Daming Fu during the Ming Dynasty and stayed unchanged until the Republican era.
Daming County has 6 towns, 13 townships, and 1 ethnic township.
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