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Shaanxi
Shaanxi
(Chinese: 陕西; pinyin: Shǎnxī) is a province of the People's Republic of China. Officially part of the Northwest China region, it lies in central China, bordering the provinces of Shanxi (NE, E), Henan
Henan
(E), Hubei
Hubei
(SE), Chongqing
Chongqing
(S), Sichuan
Sichuan
(SW), Gansu (W), Ningxia
Ningxia
(NW), and Inner Mongolia
Inner Mongolia
(N). It covers an area of over 205,000 km2 (79,151 sq mi) with about 37 million people. Xi'an
Xi'an
– which includes the sites of the former Chinese capitals Fenghao
Fenghao
and Chang'an
Chang'an
– is the provincial capital. Xianyang, which served as the Qin dynasty
Qin dynasty
capital, is located nearby. The other prefecture-level cities into which the province is divided are Ankang, Baoji, Hanzhong, Shangluo, Tongchuan, Weinan, Yan'an
Yan'an
and Yulin. Shaanxi
Shaanxi
comprises the Wei Valley and much of the surrounding fertile Loess Plateau, stretching from the Qin Mountains
Qin Mountains
and Shannan in the south to the Ordos Desert
Ordos Desert
in the north. Along with areas of adjacent Shanxi
Shanxi
and Henan
Henan
provinces, it formed the cradle of Chinese civilization, with its Guanzhong
Guanzhong
region sheltering the capitals of the Zhou, Han, Jin, Sui, and Tang dynasties in addition to the Qin. It does not include the full territory of the Yellow River's Ordos Loop, with the Great Wall of China
Great Wall of China
separating it from the grasslands and deserts of Inner Mongolia.

Contents

1 Name 2 History

2.1 Pre-historic site

3 Geography 4 Administrative divisions 5 Politics 6 Economy

6.1 Economic and technological development zones

6.1.1 Baoji
Baoji
Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone 6.1.2 Shaanxi
Shaanxi
Xi'an
Xi'an
Export Processing Zone 6.1.3 Western Triangle 6.1.4 Xi'an
Xi'an
Economic & Technological Development Zone 6.1.5 Xi'an
Xi'an
High-tech Industrial Development Zone 6.1.6 Xi'an
Xi'an
Software Park 6.1.7 Yangling Agriculture Hi-Tech Industrial Zone

7 Demographics

7.1 Religion

8 Culture 9 Tourism 10 Media 11 Education

11.1 Universities and colleges

12 Sports 13 See also 14 Notes 15 References 16 External links

Name[edit] The name "Shaanxi" is an irregular romanization of the Mandarin pronunciation of the Chinese name 陕西, meaning "[Land] West of the Shan Pass". This pass in Henan, now part of Sanmenxia's Shanzhou District, was considered to be the place where the Yellow River
Yellow River
left the Loess Plateau
Loess Plateau
and entered the North China
China
Plain. Because the Mandarin pronunciation of Shaanxi
Shaanxi
and its eastern neighbor Shanxi
Shanxi
differs only in tone, their spelling in pinyin romanization differs only by tone marks (Shǎnxī and Shānxī, respectively). The People's Republic of China
People's Republic of China
therefore adopted the special official spelling "Shaanxi". The first syllable is derived from Gwoyeu Romatzyh romanization[citation needed], which reflects the tones of the words' vowels in their spelling.[4] The second syllable—which would be shi in Gwoyeu Romatzyh[5]—is instead given its usual pinyin spelling xi. When tone marks are noted, it is spelled Shǎnxī rather than Shǎanxī or Shaǎnxī. Before the adoption of pinyin, Shaanxi
Shaanxi
was romanized as Shensi in the Chinese postal romanization
Chinese postal romanization
scheme. History[edit] See also: Chang'an, Zhou dynasty, Qin dynasty, Han dynasty, Sui dynasty, Tang dynasty, Xia dynasty, and Lantian Man Shaanxi
Shaanxi
is considered one of the cradles of Chinese civilization. Thirteen feudal dynasties established their capitals in the province during a span of more than 1,100 years, from the Zhou dynasty
Zhou dynasty
to the Tang dynasty. The province's principal city and current capital, Xi'an, is one of the four great ancient capitals of China
China
and is the eastern terminus of the Silk Road, which leads to Europe, the Arabian Peninsula and Africa. Under the Han dynasty, the Northern Silk Road
Silk Road
was expanded to advance exploration and military purposes to the west. This Northern Silk Road is the northernmost of the Silk Roads and is about 2,600 kilometres (1,600 mi) in length. It connected the ancient Chinese capital of Xi'an
Xi'an
to the west over the Wushao Ling Pass to Wuwei and emerging in Kashgar
Kashgar
before linking to ancient Parthia.[6] Under the Ming dynasty, Shaanxi
Shaanxi
was incorporated into Gansu
Gansu
but was again separated in the Qing dynasty. One of the most devastating earthquakes in history occurred near Hua Shan, in south-eastern part of Shaanxi
Shaanxi
Province on January 23, 1556, killing an estimated 830,000 people (see 1556 Shaanxi
Shaanxi
earthquake). The end of the short-lived Jiangxi Soviet
Jiangxi Soviet
signalled the beginning of the Long March
Long March
by Mao Zedong
Mao Zedong
and the Chinese Communists
Chinese Communists
to the Shaanxi Soviet at Yan'an. Pre-historic site[edit] The Lantian Man
Lantian Man
site, with hominin fossils of one million years ago, was found in Lantian County
Lantian County
in northwestern Shaanxi
Shaanxi
province, near the city of Xi'an. Scientists classify Lantian Man
Lantian Man
as a subspecies of Homo erectus. The fossils are displayed at the Shaanxi
Shaanxi
History Museum, Xi'an, China. Geography[edit]

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The geography of the area is described as being part of the Ordos Desert in the north along the border with Inner Mongolia, the Loess Plateau in the central part of the province, the Qin Mountains (Qinling) running east to west in the south central part, and subtropical climate south of the Qinling. In between the Loess Plateau and the Qinling
Qinling
lies the Wei River
Wei River
Valley, or Guanzhong, a cradle of early Chinese civilization. Going clockwise, Shaanxi
Shaanxi
borders Shanxi
Shanxi
(E, NE), Henan
Henan
(E), Hubei (SE), Chongqing
Chongqing
(S), Sichuan
Sichuan
(SW), Gansu
Gansu
(W), Ningxia
Ningxia
(NW), and Inner Mongolia (N). In terms of number of bordering provincial-level divisions, Shaanxi
Shaanxi
ties Inner Mongolia. Due to its large span in latitude, Shaanxi
Shaanxi
has a variety of climates. Under the Köppen climate classification, the northern parts, including the Loess Plateau, have either a cold arid (Köppen BWk) or cold semi-arid (Köppen BSk), with cold and very dry winters, dry springs and autumns, and hot summers. The area known as Guanzhong
Guanzhong
is mostly semi-arid, though there are a few areas with a humid subtropical climate (Köppen Cwa), with cool to cold winters, and hot, humid summers that often see early-season heatwaves. The southern portion is much more humid and lies in the humid subtropical zone, with more temperate winters and long, hot, humid summers. Annual mean temperature is roughly between 8 to 16 °C (46 to 61 °F), with January temperatures ranging from −11 to 3.5 °C (12.2 to 38.3 °F) and July temperatures ranging from 21 to 28 °C (70 to 82 °F). Besides the provincial capital of Xi'an, other cities include: Baoji, Hanzhong, Lintong, Tongchuan, Xianyang, Yan'an
Yan'an
and Ankang. Administrative divisions[edit] Main articles: List of administrative divisions of Shaanxi and List of township-level divisions of Shaanxi Shaanxi
Shaanxi
consists of ten prefecture-level divisions: all prefecture-level cities (including a sub-provincial city):

Administrative divisions of Shaanxi

№ Division code[7] English name Chinese Pinyin Area in km2[8] Population 2010[9] Seat Divisions[10]

Districts Counties CL cities

  610000 Shaanxi 陕西省 Shǎnxī Shěng 205800.00 37,327,378 Xi'an 30 73 4

1 610100 Xi'an 西安市 Xī'ān Shì 10096.81 8,467,837 Weiyang District 11 2

6 610200 Tongchuan 铜川市 Tóngchuān Shì 3884.81 834,437 Yaozhou District 3 1

3 610300 Baoji 宝鸡市 Bǎojī Shì 18116.93 3,716,731 Jintai District 3 9

8 610400 Xianyang 咸阳市 Xiányáng Shì 10323.99 4,894,834 Qindu District 3 10 1

7 610500 Weinan 渭南市 Wèinán Shì 13030.56 5,286,077 Linwei District 2 7 2

9 610600 Yan'an 延安市 Yán'ān Shì 37030.54 2,187,009 Baota District 2 11

4 610700 Hanzhong 汉中市 Hànzhōng Shì 27096.43 3,416,196 Hantai District 2 9

10 610800 Yulin 榆林市 Yúlín Shì 42920.18 3,351,437 Yuyang District 2 9 1

2 610900 Ankang 安康市 Ānkāng Shì 23536.31 2,629,906 Hanbin District 1 9

5 611000 Shangluo 商洛市 Shāngluò Shì 19587.31 2,341,742 Shangzhou District 1 6

  Sub-provincial cities

The ten prefecture-level divisions of Shaanxi
Shaanxi
are subdivided into 107 county-level divisions (30 districts, 4 county-level cities, and 73 counties). Politics[edit] Main articles: Politics of Shaanxi and List of provincial leaders of the People's Republic of China

Shaanxi
Shaanxi
People's Government

The politics of Shaanxi
Shaanxi
is structured in a triple party-government system like all other governing institutions in mainland China. The Governor of Shaanxi is the highest-ranking official in the People's Government of Shaanxi. However, in the province's dual party-government governing system, the Governor is considered to have less power than the Shaanxi
Shaanxi
Communist Party of China
Communist Party of China
Provincial Committee Secretary (中共陕西省委书记), colloquially termed the " Shaanxi
Shaanxi
CPC Party Chief"; since the Governor is always ranked as the First-Deputy Secretary in the Shaanxi
Shaanxi
Communist Party of China Provincial Committee. Shaanxi
Shaanxi
was established as a provincial government since Qing dynasty. On 10 January 1950, the People's Government of Shaanxi
Shaanxi
was established in Xi'an. Ma Minfang was then appointed as the first Governor of Shaanxi. Economy[edit] As of the mid-19th century, Shaanxi
Shaanxi
exported animal skins, wine, liquor, and musk. Money loans were also common, with Shaanxi
Shaanxi
business people involved in the Guangzhou loan business. Shaanxi
Shaanxi
commonly imported European animal skins, watches, Chinese language
Chinese language
books, and cloth.[11] The fossil fuel and high technology sectors compose the two largest industries in Shaanxi
Shaanxi
province. During 2009, the province ranked third in China
China
for production of coal, natural gas and crude oil.[12] As the home of several of the leading universities and research institutes in Western China, Shaanxi
Shaanxi
province also plays a major role in China's burgeoning aircraft and aerospace industries, producing more than 50% of the R&D and manufacturing equipment for the country's domestic commercial air industry.[12] Nominal GDP for 2011 was 1,239 billion RMB (US$196.7 billion) and GDP per capita was 21,729 RMB (US$3,179), ranking 17th in the PRC. Economic and technological development zones[edit] Baoji
Baoji
Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone[edit] Established in 1992, Baoji
Baoji
Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone was approved as a national hi-tech zone by State Council. It has a long-term planned area of 40 km2 (15 sq mi). The transportation system around the zone includes Xi'an-Xianyang International Airport and National Highway 310. Its encouraged industries are auto parts, electronics, IT, pharmaceuticals and bioengineering industries and new materials.[13] Shaanxi
Shaanxi
Xi'an
Xi'an
Export Processing Zone[edit] Shaanxi
Shaanxi
Xi'an
Xi'an
Export Processing Zone (XEPZ) was approved on 21 June 2002 by the State Council for its establishment and was put on 5 April 2004. As the first state-level export processing zone in northwest China, XEPZ has become one of the seven pioneer EPZs with the function of bonded logistics in China. XEPZ is under the leadership of the Administrative Committee of Xi'an
Xi'an
Economic and Technological Development Zone (XETDZ), which is designated by Xi'an
Xi'an
municipal government to exercise economic and administrative power within the zone. XEPZ is a special economic zone. By now, there are more than 40 enterprises home and abroad settled in XEPZ. The pillar industries feature aviation, machinery, electronics and new energy.[14] Western Triangle[edit] The Western Triangle is a new economic zone composing the three major city-level economies of Western China: Xi'an, Chongqing
Chongqing
and Chengdu. It is believed that the addition of Xi'an
Xi'an
to the Triangle will spur economic growth in the region and allow the city an opportunity to capitalize on the commercial potential of its high-technology industries.[12] Xi'an
Xi'an
Economic & Technological Development Zone[edit] Established in 1993, Xi'an
Xi'an
Economic and Technology Development Zone was approved as a national zone in 2000. The zone is 20 minutes from Xi'an
Xi'an
Xianyang
Xianyang
International Airport, and national highways pass through. It has formed four pillar industries: automotive, electronics, food, and new materials industries. So far, the zone has attracted more than 1,700 enterprises.[15] Xi'an
Xi'an
High-tech Industrial Development Zone[edit] Xi'an
Xi'an
HTDZ opened its gates in 1991. It was established as a "pivotal location" for investment by high-tech industry companies in central and northwest China. Established in 1991, Xi'an
Xi'an
Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone is a national high-tech zone. It is surrounded by national highways and it is 30 minutes from Xi'an
Xi'an
International Airport. Furthermore, it is ranked in the top three high-tech zones in China.[16] Xi'an
Xi'an
Software Park[edit] Xi'an
Xi'an
Software Park, established in December 1998, is the professional park for Xi'an
Xi'an
to develop scale software and service outsourcing industries. The park has been appraised as a software industry base under the National Torch Program, national software industry base, national software export base, city demonstrational area of national service outsourcing base. It is one of the four parks with "double bases" of software in China. Xi'an
Xi'an
Software Park assembles 90% of enterprises engaging in software and service outsourcing in Xi'an. There were nearly 780 companies, of which foreign-funded enterprises account for 170, and over 71,000 jobholders in the park by the end of 2008.[17] Yangling Agriculture Hi-Tech Industrial Zone[edit] Yangling Agriculture Hi-Tech Industrial Zone was approved as a national-level hi-tech development zone by State Council in 1997. It is 82 km (51 mi) from Xi'an
Xi'an
to the east and 70 km (43 mi) from Xi'an
Xi'an
Xianyang
Xianyang
International Airport.[18] Demographics[edit] Nearly all the people in Shaanxi
Shaanxi
are ethnic Han Chinese, with pockets of Hui population in the northwestern region (adjacent to Ningxia). Shaanxi
Shaanxi
province is one of the centers of ancient Chinese civilization. The southern part of Shaanxi, known as Guanzhong, where the provincial capital Xi'an
Xi'an
is located, is more populated compared to the northern part.

Historical population

Year Pop. ±%

1912[19] 9,364,000 —    

1928[20] 11,802,000 +26.0%

1936–37[21] 9,780,000 −17.1%

1947[22] 10,011,000 +2.4%

1954[23] 15,881,281 +58.6%

Year Pop. ±%

1964[24] 20,766,915 +30.8%

1982[25] 28,904,423 +39.2%

1990[26] 32,882,403 +13.8%

2000[27] 35,365,072 +7.6%

2010[28] 37,327,378 +5.5%

Xi'an
Xi'an
part of Shaanxi
Shaanxi
Province until 1947; dissolved in 1954 and incorporated into Shaanxi
Shaanxi
Province.

Religion[edit]

Religion in Shaanxi[29][note 1]    Chinese ancestral religion
Chinese ancestral religion
(7.58%)    Christianity
Christianity
(1.57%)   Other religions or not religious people[note 2] (90.85%)

The predominant religions in Shaanxi
Shaanxi
are Chinese folk religions, Taoist traditions and Chinese Buddhism. According to surveys conducted in 2007 and 2009, 7.58% of the population believes and is involved in ancestor veneration, while 1.57% of the population identifies as Christian.[29] The reports didn't give figures for other types of religion; 90.85% of the population may be either irreligious or involved in worship of nature deities, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, folk religious sects, and small minorities of Muslims.

Temple of the Chenghuangshen
Chenghuangshen
(City God) of Weinan.

Guangren Temple of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition in Xi'an.

Road to the stupa of the Famen Temple
Famen Temple
(Chinese Buddhist).

Temple of Xuanyuan in Huangling, Yan'an.

Catholic Church in Shaanxi Catholic Church in Zhifang, destroyed in 2017 Golden Lampstand Church, destroyed in 2018

Culture[edit]

Shaanxi
Shaanxi
cuisine

Shaanxi
Shaanxi
cuisine Qinqiang, the representative folk opera of Shaanxi. Also see Xi'an#Culture

Tourism[edit]

Terracotta Army

Banpo
Banpo
Neolithic village, near Xi'an

Daqin Pagoda Imperial mausoleums Zhao Mausoleum Mount Hua, one of the five best known mountains in China. Taibaishan (Mount Taibai), the highest peak of the Qinling
Qinling
Range. Mausoleum and Terracotta Army
Terracotta Army
Museum of the First Qin Emperor in Xi'an (World Heritage Site) The city of Xi'an: City Walls, Great Mosque, Bell Tower and Drum Tower, Forest of Stone Steles Museum, Shaanxi
Shaanxi
History Museum, Wild Goose Pagoda Yan'an, the destination of the Long March
Long March
and the center of Chinese Communist revolution from 1935 to 1948 Biángbiáng noodles, one of the "ten strange wonders of Shaanxi" (陝西十大怪)

Media[edit]

Shaanxi Radio serves Xi'an
Xi'an
and the surrounding Shaanxi
Shaanxi
province area with music, and news. The Story of Yue Fei, a 17 – 18th century wuxia fiction novel about the life of Song dynasty
Song dynasty
general Yue Fei, says his military arts teacher, Zhou Tong, was from Shaanxi.[30]

Education[edit]

Shaanxi
Shaanxi
Science and Technology Museum

Universities and colleges[edit] Main article: List of universities and colleges in Shaanxi Sports[edit] Professional sports teams based in Shaanxi
Shaanxi
include:

Chinese Basketball Association

Shaanxi
Shaanxi
Kylins

Chinese Football Association

Chinese Super League: Shaanxi
Shaanxi
Renhe Commercial Chanba F.C. Jia League: Xi'an
Xi'an
Anxinyuan

See also[edit]

List of prisons in Shaanxi Major national historical and cultural sites in Shaanxi

Notes[edit]

^ The data was collected by the Chinese General Social Survey (CGSS) of 2009 and by the Chinese Spiritual Life Survey (CSLS) of 2007, reported and assembled by Xiuhua Wang (2015)[29] in order to confront the proportion of people identifying with two similar social structures: ① Christian churches, and ② the traditional Chinese religion of the lineage (i. e. people believing and worshipping ancestral deities often organised into lineage "churches" and ancestral shrines). Data for other religions with a significant presence in China
China
(deity cults, Buddhism, Taoism, folk religious sects, Islam, et. al.) was not reported by Wang. ^ This may include:

Buddhists; Confucians; Deity worshippers; Taoists; Members of folk religious sects; Small minorities of Muslims; And people not bounded to, nor practicing any, institutional or diffuse religion.

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External links[edit]

Official website (in Chinese) Economic profile for Shaanxi
Shaanxi
at HKTDC

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Shaanxi.

Wikivoyage has a travel guide for Shaanxi.

Places adjacent to Shaanxi

Ningxia Inner Mongolia Shanxi

Gansu

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Henan

Sichuan Chongqing Hubei

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Note: Taiwan
Taiwan
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China
(see Political status of Taiwan).

v t e

County-level divisions of Shaanxi
Shaanxi
Province

Xi'an
Xi'an
(capital)

Sub-provincial city

Xi'an

Xincheng District Lianhu District Beilin District Baqiao District Weiyang District Yanta District Yanliang District Lintong
Lintong
District Chang'an
Chang'an
District Gaoling District Huyi District Lantian County Zhouzhi County

Prefecture-level cities

Tongchuan

Yaozhou District Wangyi District Yintai District Yijun County

Baoji

Weibin District Jintai District Chencang District Fengxiang County Qishan County Fufeng County Mei County Long County Qianyang County Linyou County Feng County Taibai County

Xianyang

Qindu District Weicheng District Yangling District Xingping
Xingping
City Sanyuan County Jingyang County Qian County Liquan County Yongshou County Bin County Changwu County Xunyi County Chunhua County Wugong County

Weinan

Linwei District Huazhou District Huayin
Huayin
City Hancheng
Hancheng
City Tongguan County Dali County Pucheng County Chengcheng County Baishui County Heyang County Fuping County

Yan'an

Baota District Ansai District Yanchang County Yanchuan County Zichang County Zhidan County Wuqi County Ganquan County Fu County Luochuan County Yichuan County Huanglong County Huangling County

Hanzhong

Hantai District Nanzheng District Chenggu County Yang County Xixiang County Mian County Ningqiang County Lueyang County Zhenba County Liuba County Foping County

Yulin

Yuyang District Hengshan District Shenmu
Shenmu
City Fugu County Jingbian County Dingbian County Suide County Mizhi County Jia County Wubu County Qingjian County Zizhou County

Ankang

Hanbin District Hanyin County Shiquan County Ningshan County Ziyang County Langao County Pingli County Zhenping County Xunyang County Baihe County

Shangluo

Shangzhou District Luonan County Danfeng County Shangnan County Shanyang County Zhen'an County Zhashui County

v t e

Shaanxi
Shaanxi
topics

Xi'an
Xi'an
(capital)

General

History Politics Economy

Geography

Cities Guanzhong Shanbei Shannan

Education

Chang'an
Chang'an
University Fourth Military Medical University Northwest A&F University Northwest University Northwestern Polytechnical University Shaanxi
Shaanxi
Normal University Xi'an
Xi'an
Jiaotong University Xidian University

Culture

Biángbiáng noodles Cuisine Music Qinqiang
Qinqiang
opera Three Qins Xintianyou

Visitor attractions

Daqin Pagoda Banpo
Banpo
Neolithic village Zhao Mausoleum Mount Hua Mausoleum and Terracotta Army
Terracotta Army
Museum Bell Tower and Drum Tower of Xi'an Forest of Stone Steles Museum Shaanxi
Shaanxi
History Museum

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