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Introduction

Member Regional Governments China Shaanxi Province Introduction

Liu Guozhong

  • NationChina
  • Government NameShaanxi Province
  • GovernorLiu Guozhong

History

  • During the Xizhou period, Shaanxi was named after its location in the western district of Shanyuan.
  • During the Spring and Autumn periods, it was part of the Qin Dynasty.
    Since the 11th century, Shaaxi was the old capital of 13 different dynasties such as Zhou, Qin, Han and Tang.

Basic Information


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Geography and Climate
  • Area : 205,800 ㎢
  • Location : connecting the east and central regions of China and the northwest and southwest
  • Geomorphology : long and narrow, high in the north and the south, low in the middle, plateaus, mountains, plains and basins and other terrains.
  • Climate : subtropical, warm and temperate
Population
  • Population : 3792.87 million (2015)
District and Organization
  • Provincial Government : 87 cities and counties (10 prefecture-level cities, 77 counties)
  • Location of Provincial Government : Xi'an
  • Organization : Governor (1), Vice Governor (7)
Major Events
  • China East-West Cooperation, Investment, and Trade Fair
Cultural Heritage
  • Qin Shi Huang Mausoleum, Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Huaqing pool, Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Sister Cities (Date)
  • Minnesota State, USA (1982.10), Japan Kyoto Prefecture (1983.7), Belgium Antwerp (1985.5), Italy Treviso Province (1988.7), Japan Kagawa Prefecture (1994.4), Hungary, South Korea (1995.11), Italy Umbria Region (1995.11), Brazil, Mato Grosso (1996.12), Thuringia, Germany (1997.11), Carlo, Russia (2000.8), Groningen Province, the Netherlands (2003.10), Thailand Sukhothai House (2005.5), Kazakhstan, Jiangxi (2008.4), Romania Boozawa County (2008.4), Egypt Cairo (2008.4), Netherlands Drenthe (2010.4), Japan Nara Prefecture (2011.9), Canada Yukon Region (2012.9), Korea Gyeongsangbuk-do (2013.4), Kyrgyzstan Chu River (2014.5), South Korea Sejong Special Municipality (2015.5), United States Wyoming (2015.6), Japan Ehime Prefecture (2015.7), United States of America Nebraska (2016.11)

Economic Status


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Economic Status
  • GRDP (RMB) : 1817.186 billion yuan (2015)
  • Per capita income (RMB) : 17554.5 yuan (2015)
Main Industries
  • Machinery manufacturing, aerospace, electronic information, tourism
Main Products
  • Agricultural and Fishery Products: wheat, corn, cotton, pomegranate, red dates
  • Products : machinery, textile, food, electronics, coal
  • Handicrafts : Tao Xun, paper cutting, household farmer painting
Major Companies
  • Shijijinhua Corporation
Major Industrial Belt(Project)
  • Xi'an Economic and Technological Development Zone, Shaanxi Aviation Economic and Technological Development Zone, Shaanxi Aerospace Economic and Technological Development Zone, Hanzhong Economic and Technological Development Zone, Shenfu Economic and Technological Development Zone

Others

  • Department : Foreign Affairs Office of Shaanxi Provincial People 's Government
  • Address : No. 403, Dongxin Street, Xincheng Plaza, Dongcheng Street, Xi'an, China
  • Phone : + 86-029-87290355
  • Official Website : http://www.sxfao.gov.cn