Xian yang(咸阳) is in Shaanxi province.
The third largest city in Shaanxi province and one of the most famous ancient capital city of China. The name of Xian yang comes from the geographical location of the city. "Xian咸" has a meaning of "both" and "yang阳" has a meaning of "bright (sun)". Xian yang is located in the south of the Qin ling Mountains and in the north of Wei river. Generally,the south of the mountain and the north of the river, there are always more sunlight. Thus, Xian yang is named with the meaning of "double bright sides of mountain and river".