Shaanxi - Wikipedia
Website. shaanxi.gov.cn. 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 | History, Culture, & Economy | Britannica
Shaanxi, sheng (province) of north-central China. It is bordered by the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region to the north, Shanxi province to the east, Henan and Hubei provinces to the southeast, Chongqing municipality and Sichuan province to the south, Gansu province to the west, and the Hui.
Shaanxi Travel Guide: Location, Map, Climate, History, Attractions
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. Average Annual Temperature: 7-16°C.
Xi’an | China, Map, History, & Attractions | Britannica
Xi’an, city and capital of Shaanxi sheng (province), north-central China. The Xi’an region is one of the most important in the history of China, both as the capital of several ruling dynasties and as a market and trade center. Learn more about Xi’an here.
Shaanxi - Ancient Capital, Silk Road, Terracotta Warriors
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 .
History and Culture of Shaanxi, Shaanxi History, Shaanxi Culture
Shaanxi also plays an important role in the history of Chinese revolution in recent period. In 1935, the Red Army arrived at Yan'an and ended the Long March(1934–1936, covering a distance of 12,500 kilometers or 7,767 miles), and after 13-year revolution, China got the victories of Anti-Japanese War (1937–1945) and the War of Liberation.
Must-see attractions Shaanxi, China - Lonely Planet
Discover the best attractions in Shaanxi including Army of Terracotta Warriors, Xi'an City Walls, and Big Goose Pagoda.
Shaanxi Travel Guide, Discover the Cradle of Chinese Culture
Shaanxi is a province located in northwest China, with the short names are Shan (陕) and Qin (秦), and covering an area of 205,800 square kilometers (79,460 sq. mi.). It plays an important role in Chinese history; it has been the center of polity, economy and culture in many dynasties, including Zhou Dynasty (1675 BC–1029 BC), Qin Dynasty ...
Shaanxi is where the past and present meet - Photo Essay - BBC
Be immersed in the historical landmarks of Shaanxi, from the world famous Terra Cotta Warriors to the ancient Silk Road where East and West first met, along with the cultural gems of our province.
Shaanxi - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The capital of Shaanxi is Xi'an. It abbreviates as Shan (陕) or Qin (秦), also known as SanQin (三秦, meaning Three Qins). History. January 23, 1556 – A massive earthquake, measuring 9.0 on the Richter scale, strikes Shaanxi, killing over 850,000 people. This is the most devastating earthquake in recorded history.