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See also Shanxi, a neighboring province.
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Quick Facts
Capital Xi'an
Government Chinese Providence
Currency Chinese Renminbi (¥) (CNY)
Area 205,800 km2
Population 37,327,378(2010 est)
Language Official: Mandarin
Religion n/a
Electricity 220V/50Hz (US/European plug for 2-pin, Australian plug for 3-pin)
Time Zone UTC +8

Shaanxi (陕西; Shǎnxī), pronounced roughly "Shahn-shee", is a north-central province of China, and includes portions of the Loess Plateau on the middle reaches of the Yellow River as well as the Qinling Mountains across the southern part of the province.



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Hukou Waterfall hu kou pu bu


Shaanxi is a land-locked province in the middle reaches of the Yellow River. During a span of 1,100 years, 13 dynasties had their capital cities in Shaanxi, with a total of 73 emperors ruling supreme there. The land of Shaanxi is dotted with 60 paleoanthropologic, Paleolithic and Neolithic sites, 72 large-scale tombs of emperors, 20 or so imperial palaces, 2,604 ancient buildings, and 1,200 old temples and monasteries. Overall, you could say that Shaanxi Province is a colossal natural and historical museum for the world to visit.


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Shaanxi has several kinds of different delicious food.The food which is made of flour is especially special and delicious in Shaanxi. Here are some examples:

Cool noodle(Liang pi凉皮)

Chinese Hamburger(Rou jia mo肉夹馍)

mutton and steamed bun in mutton soup(Yang rou pao mo羊肉泡馍)

Fired Bubble cake(pao pao you gao泡泡油糕)

large round baked wheat cake (Guokui锅盔)

pull noodle (che mian 扯面)

Burning Noodles (Ran mian 燃面)

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  • Dynasty Hotel, 86-29-84692000, [1]. This four star hotel is located right at Yuxiang Square, just 30 minutes from Xi'an Xianyang International Airport. While staying here, you can visit some of these places: Museum of Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses, Mausoleum of Emperor Qin Shi Huang, and Mt. Huashan. 55 North Section Huan Cheng West Road, Lianhu District, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China. Rate starts at CNY 286.69+.  edit

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