Shaanxi is a landlocked province in the middle reaches of the Yellow River.
ShaanxiProvince is thus known in the world as a colossal natural and historical museum.
Situated in the Shaanxi Museum, the Stele Forest of Xi'an is the largest and oldest of its kind in China with a collection of 2,300 stone tablets and epitaphs from the Han, Wei, Jin, Sui Tang, Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing, forming comprehensive library of books-on-stones measurable historical and artistic value.
From north to south Shaanxi has four main regions : the loess plateau, fertile but dry; the Wei River valley, rich agriculturally and the center of population; the Qinling divide, the highest range of the province; and the upper Han River valley.
Shaanxi, especially the Wei River valley, was one of the early major political and cultural centers of N China.
Extremely Rare Shaanxi Yuanbao(Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
According to the practice of Xinjiang where is adjacent to Shaanxi, there were bigger boat sycee used to be cast in 47 taels, with only few exceptions adopting the weight scale of Han tribe cast in 50 taels.
As previously mentioned, only two specimens of Shaanxi in about 50 taels have been recorded for the time being, and they were both cast in the period of the Republic of China.
Shaanxi, in Chinese near modern history, was a place seldom absent from civil wars which rooted its poverty and underdevelopment, despite it was the origin of the ancient Chinese civilization.
Shaanxi being one of Chinas most arid provinces, a water conservancy and purification expert has been invited to come to Antwerp to receive a six month training at the Provincial Patable Water Company.
The participating parnters are the Province of Antwerp, the Flemish Organisation for Development and Technical Assistance, the Province of Shaanxi, the Xian Jiaotong University and the State Education Commission of China.
S.A.L.T.C. was established on the occasion of the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the signing of the Friendship Agreement between the Province of Shaanxi and the Province of Antwerp.
Shaanxi or Shensi [shen'sē'] [west of the mountain passes], province (1994 est.
From north to south Shaanxi has four main regions—the loess plateau, fertile but dry; the Wei River valley, rich agriculturally and the center of population; the Qinling divide, the highest range of the province; and the upper Han River valley.
Shaanxi: My Home Province(Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Technically, the name of Shaanxi should be spelled exactly the same as that of the neighboring province of Shanxi ("Mountain West"), but the extra "a" is added to indicate a tonal difference that would otherwise require a special accent to be printed above the single "a".
Shaanxi is famous as the cradle of Chinese civilization, reaching its peak in the Tang dyanasty (618-907).
Native inhabitants of Shaanxi speak dialects of Mandarin Chinese.
Shaanxi is also abundant in natural beauty beyond its rich historical legacy.
Shaanxi is both a base area of Chinese new-democratic revolution and a place with unique folk customs.
The loud resounding Shaanxi opera, the joyous clattering of gongs and drums, the exquisite paper-cutouts and the peasants' paintings full of a rich flavor of life attract more and more tourists' attention from home and abroad.
The highlight of a Shaanxi tour for many visitors is the amazing Qin Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses who guard a site honored as the Eighth Great Wonder of the world.
The loud resounding Shaanxi opera, the joyous clattering of gongs and drums, the exquisite cut-paper art and the peasants’ paintings full of a rich flavor of life attract more and more tourists’ attention from home and abroad.
Shaanxi has a continental monsoonal climate, with great difference between the areas north and south of the Qinling range.
It has a mean annual temperature of 6¡ã£16¡ã, increasing from north to south, and a mean annual precipitation less in the north than in the south: 340-600 mm in northern Shaanxi, 570-700 mm in the Guanzhong Plain and 800-1,210 mm in southern Shaanxi.
Northern Shaanxi is a farming-pastoral area growing millet, broom corn millet and sheep, and contains vast areas for developing forestry and animal husbandry.