About This Place
Pekin (pronunciation: /piːkɨn/ peek-in) is a city in Nelson County, North Dakota in the United States. The population was 70 at the 2010 census. The first European settlers immigrated to the area in the mid-19th century and Pekin was founded in 1906.
Pekin is located at 47°47′29″N 98°19′43″W / 47.791465°N 98.328539°W / 47.791465; -98.328539.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.7 km2), all of it land.