Armed Forces, Army, Asia, Beijing, China - East Asia
'Beijing, China, February 15, 2011. A soldier stands guard at Tiananmen Square in Beijing with the Palace Museum on the background. Tiananmen Square is a large city square in the center of Beijing named after the Tiananmen Gate (Gate of Heavenly Peace). With 440, 000 mA Tiananmen Square is the third largest city square in the world. It has great cultural significance as it was the site of several important events in Chinese history. Outside China, the square is best known in recent memory as the focal point of the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.'