Shaanxi - Wikipedia
Shaanxi (alternatively Shensi, see § Name) is a landlocked province of China. Officially part of Northwest China, it borders the province-level divisions of Shanxi (NE, E), Henan (E), Hubei (SE), Chongqing (S), Sichuan (SW), Gansu (W), Ningxia (NW) and Inner Mongolia (N).
Shaanxi | province, China | Britannica
Shaanxi province comprises three distinct natural regions—the mountainous southern region, the Wei River valley, and the northern upland plateau. The mountainous southern region forms the drainage area of the upper Han River , which is a northern tributary of the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang).
Shaanxi Travel Guide: Location, Map, Climate, History, Attractions - China
Chinese Name: 陕西 (shǎn xī) Abbreviation: Shaan or Qin. Administration Type: Province. Capital: Xi'an. Location in China's Territory: hinderland of mainland China. Location: 31°42' to 39°35' N, 105°29' to 111°15'. Climate: temperate subarid climate, temperate monsoon climate, subtropical monsoon climate from north to south.
Shanxi | Province, Location, Climate, Population, & Facts
Shanxi, Wade-Giles romanization Shan-hsi, conventional Shansi, sheng (province) of northern China. Roughly rectangular in shape, Shanxi is bounded by the provinces of Hebei to the east, Henan to the south and southeast, and Shaanxi to the west and by the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region to the north.
Shaanxi - History | Britannica
In 221 bce Xianyang, in Shaanxi, became the capital of the Qin dynasty, which unified China for the first time; it was a city of vast wealth and the focus of a nationwide road system. The area remained extremely populous and was a major centre of political authority for the next millennium.
Welcome to Shaanxi. To understand China, one has to witness her 30-year progress in Shenzhen, 200-year development in Shanghai, 500-year history in Beijing, and 5,000-year civilization in Shaanxi. To learn about China, one must begin from Shaanxi. Divisions: 10 prefectures (1 of them is sub-provincial city), 31 municipal districts, 7 county ...
Shanxi Travel Guide - Destination, Attractions, Transportation, Hotel ...
Shanxi (abbreviated as “Jin”) is an inland province in North China, which borders Heibei to the east, Shaanxi to the west, Henan to the south and Inner Mogolia to the north. Also, it lies west of Taihang Mountain and faces Lvliang Mountain, Yellow River in the south and Great Wall in the north. Acknowledged as one of the cradles of Chinese ...
Shaanxi - Resources and power | Britannica
Shaanxi generally produces a surplus of electric power, which is exported to neighbouring provinces. Manufacturing. The major industrial area in Shaanxi is centred around Xi’an. Principal industries in this area include cotton and other textiles, electrical equipment, engineering and chemical manufacturing, and iron and steel production.
Shaanxi - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Shaanxi(Chinese:陕西, also sometimes called Shenshi) is a provincein east China. The word "Shaan" (viz Shanzhou) is a place in HenanProvince. "Xi" means "west". So "Shaanxi" means "the place to the west of Shaan". Although in pinyin, "Shaanxi" is spelled exactly the same as "Shanxi", the only difference in how the two words are pronounced is ...
Shaanxi cuisine - Wikipedia
Shaanxi cuisine makes elaborate use of ordinary materials, and is best known for its noodles and lamb/mutton dishes. It makes heavy use of strong and complex flavours. There is an emphasis on savoury flavours such as salt, garlic, onion and vinegar; sugar is seldom used.