Xi'an , covering an area of 9983 square
kilometers with a population of 6230000,, is the biggest
industrial city and cultural centre in Northwest China.
There are seven districts of Beilin, Xincheng, Yanta,
Baqiao, Weiyang Yanliang, Lianhu and six counties of
Chang'an, Lintong, Gaolin under the jurisdiction of
the municipal government.
Xi'an, called Chang'an in ancient time,
served as the capital of 11 dynasties in history, where
73 emperors ruled over China for an aggregate time of
1,100 years. It served as an ancient capital beyond
compare with regard to the number of dynasties and span
Xi'an was the start point of the Old Silk
Road. The well-known places of interest include:
The first Qin emperor tomb and his terra-cotta warriors,
called the 8th marvelous spectacle in the world.
The Xian City Wall, a symbol of great significance of
the famous historic cultural city of Xian.
Huashan, a mountain famous for being extremely magnificent
and precipitous. There is only one perilous passage
to the summit.
Wild Goose Pagoda,
The Banpo Museum
Xi'an Travel Attractions
of Stone Steles