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  Shaanxi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
By regular Hanyu Pinyin rules, both Shaanxi and the neighbouring province of Shanxi should be spelled as "Shanxi", and the difference is in tone: Shānxī and Shǎnxī.
Shaanxi (and the city of Xi'an therein) are considered one of the cradles of Chinese civilization.
Nearly all the people in Shaanxi are comprised of ethnic Han Chinese, with pockets of Hui population in the north western region (adjacent to Ningxia).
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 Shaanxi Earthquake - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It occurred on the morning of 23 January 1556 in Shaanxi, China.
The epicenter was in Hua county near Mount Hua in Shaanxi (Latitude 34.5, Longitude 109.7).
The 1556 Shaanxi earthquake, however, was not the worst disaster in Chinese history.
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 Shaanxi
The age structure of Shaanxi has reached the upper-limit of the adult type population and is at the door of becoming an aged population.
Shaanxi is one of the provinces with a high rate of population increase.
In 1958, the life expectancy of Shaanxi was 53 years, and it rose to 67.9 for males and 72.21 for females in 1990, according to the fourth national census.
www.unescap.org /esid/psis/population/database/chinadata/shaanxi.htm   (2398 words)

  
 Chinese tiger moths
Hebei, Shanxi, Shaanxi (Fang, 1985), Nei Mongol (Fang, 2000), Heilongjiang.
"Chia-kou-ho" (Leech, 1899), Dunbei, Hebei, Shaanxi (Fang, 1982), Liaonin, Jilin, Heilongjiang (Fang, 1985), Nei Mongol, Shaanxi (Fang, 2000).
Sichuan (Leech, 1899, as Spilosoma lacteata), Tibet (Rothschild, 1910; Fang, 1982), Yunnan (Fang, 1985), Shaanxi, Hubei (Fang, 2000).
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 Teach and Study in Shaanxi,Teach English Jobs Shaanxi
Shaanxi is a landlocked province in the middle reaches of the Yellow River.
Shaanxi Province 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.
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 Shaanxi, China
Shaanxi lies between 105°29'-111°15'E and 31° 42'-39°35'N in the north of China with the River Huang flowing through the province from west to east.
Shaanxi incorporates a loess plateau (1000-2000m (3281-6562ft)), dominated by the mountainous area of Baiyushan with its deep valleys.
Until the 9th C Shaanxi remained the political, industrial and cultural center of China, when the seat of government was transferred to the east and the north.
www.planetware.com /china/shaanxi-chn-sn-sn.htm   (443 words)

  
 Shaanxi - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Shaanxi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Shaanxi is bounded on the north by the Ordos Desert of Inner Mongolia and on the south by the Daba Mountains.
The most populated part of Shaanxi is the Wei He River valley, a tributary of the Huang He flowing eastwards at the foot of the Qinling Mountains.
Shaanxi sits astride China's principal east–west rail and road transport artery from Jiangsu to Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, and there are modern north–south rail and highway links to Sichuan, Ningxia, and Inner Mongolia.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Shaanxi   (668 words)

  
 CNTO - China National Tourist Office
Shaanxi Province is located in the middle of China and the reaches of the Yellow River.
Shaanxi is also well known for its natural sceneries such as Hua Mountain, Hukon Waterfall along the Yellow River, and the vast expanses of the Loess Plateau.
The mausoleum is in north Qian County, Shaanxi Province.
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 AllRefer.com - Shaanxi, China (Chinese Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
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.
In 1935 the Communist army came to Yan'an in Shaanxi on its "long march," and from 1935 until the assumption of power in 1949, Shaanxi was the seat of the Chinese Communists.
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 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.
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 Shaanxi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Shaanxi (Simplified Chinese: 陕西, Traditional: 陝西;, Pinyin: Shǎnxī, Wade-Giles: Shan-hsi, pronounced like "Shon-shee") is a northwestern province of the People's Republic 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.
The double a in Shaan (陕) is used to distinguish it from Shanxi.
The most devastating earthquake in history occurred in northern Shaanxi Province on January 24, 1556, killing an estimated 850,000 people.
www.encyclopedia-online.info /Shaanxi   (245 words)

  
 Shaanxi Province: China Travel Information
Shaanxi Province's climate is temperate and semi-arid in the north and subtropical and humid in the south.
Annual average temperature of Shaanxi is between 8C and 16C and its annual rainfall averages from 400 millimeters to 1000 millimeters.
Shaanxi Province is one of the most important cradles of ancient Chinese civilization.
www.travelchinaguide.com /cityguides/shaanxi   (594 words)

  
 general info: province_of_antwerp
Shaanxi being one of China’s 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 Xi’an 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.
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 Search: Shaanxi - FOX News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Shaanxi and the neighbouring province of Shanxi should be spelled...
Shaanxi has a continental monsoonal climate, with great difference between the areas north and south of the...
340-600 mm in northern Shaanxi, 570-700 mm in the Guanzhong...
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 Shaanxi
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.
In 1935 the Communist army came to Yan'an in Shaanxi on its “long march,”; and from 1935 until the assumption of power in 1949, Shaanxi was the seat of the Chinese Communists.
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 Shaanxi Province
Historical significance:  Shaanxi has an abundance of cultural and historical sites since it was the centre of activity for many dynasties.
In 2000, the value added from industry in Shaanxi increased by 9.6 per cent over the previous year to RMB 55.1 billion.
Shaanxi ranks third in terms of overall RandD capability after Beijing and Shanghai.
www.accci.com.au /keycity/shaanxi.htm   (1928 words)

  
 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.
www.magma.ca /~mtooker/cities/shaanxi.htm   (370 words)

  
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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.
www.volunteerinchina.org /shaanxi.htm   (438 words)

  
 Joker's Hut: Shaanxi Impression III
Before I visited Shaanxi province, I did believe the place should be a barren plain with yellow soil.
Xi'an of Shaanxi was once capital of thirteen dynasties in ancient China.
When I was in Shaanxi, I paid much attention to the Chinese translation to some scenic spots.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Shaanxi
Annual mean temperature is roughly between 9'c and 16'c with january temperature ranging from -11'c to 3.5'c and july temperature ranging from 21'c to 28'c.
Nearly all the people in Shaanxi are comprised of ethnic Chinese Han, with pockets of Hui population in the north western region (adjacent to Ningxia).
The most devastating earthquake in history occurred near Hua Shan, in south-eastern part of Shaanxi Province on January 24, 1556, killing an estimated 830,000 people.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Shaanxi   (527 words)

  
 Travel China - Shaanxi travel
Shaanxi Province is located in the very heart of China.
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.
www.shanghaifinance.com /attractions/shaanxi/shaanxi.htm   (521 words)

  
 Country Profile:Gansu Province--People's Daily Online
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.
english.peopledaily.com.cn /data/province/shaanxi.html   (212 words)

  
 Shaanxi, or Shensi --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
A province of China, Shaanxi covers an area of 75,600 square miles (195,800 square kilometers) in the east-central part of the country.
It is bordered on the east by the Huang He (Yellow River) and Shanxi Province, on the west by the Ningxia Huizu Autonomous Region and Gansu Province, on the north by Inner Mongolia, on the south by Sichuan Province, and on the southeast by Hubei and Henan provinces.
It is bordered on the east by the Huang He (Yellow River) and Shanxi Province, on the west by the Ningxia Huizu Autonomous Region and Gansu Province, on the north by Inner Mongolia, on the south by Sichuan Province, and on the southeast...
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-9277010   (692 words)

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