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  Xianyang - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Xianyang (Simplified Chinese: 咸阳; Traditional Chinese: 咸陽; pinyin: Xiányáng) was the capital of the state of Qin during the Warring States Period in Chinese history, and remained to be capital during the short-lived Qin Dynasty.
It was located in the modern day Shaanxi province on the northern bank of the Wei River, on the opposite side of which Liu Bang would later build the Han Dynasty capital of Chang'an once he became emperor.
Liu Bang went on to capture Xianyang, but was forced to hand it over to another rebel leader, Xiang Yu, who's army greatly outnumbered Liu Bang's.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Xianyang   (281 words)

 Xianyang -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Xianyang () was the capital of the (additional info and facts about state of Qin) state of Qin during the (additional info and facts about Warring States Period) Warring States Period in Chinese history, and remained to be capital during the short-lived (additional info and facts about Qin Dynasty) Qin Dynasty.
Liu Bang went on to capture Xianyang, but was forced to hand it over to another rebel leader, (additional info and facts about Xiang Yu) Xiang Yu, who's army greatly outnumbered Liu Bang's.
In 202 BC, after defeating Xiang Yu, Liu Bang built a new city near the old Xianyang and named this new capital (A city of central China; capital of ancient Chinese empire 221-206 BC) Chang'an.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/x/xi/xianyang.htm   (340 words)

 Chinese Action Sends a Chill -- Detention of CEO Causes Investors to Wonder, Worry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
According to witnesses, the imbroglio in the town of Xianyang has involved worker protests backing the purged executive, a large police presence at the company's factory and the wholesale firing of its senior management by the town's new mayor.
Xianyang, about 600 miles west of Beijing and just outside Shaanxi's provincial capital, Xi'an, is famed as the site of one of the largest caches of terra-cotta warriors from the tomb of Emperor Qinshi Huangdi.
According to Chinese journalists sent to Xianyang to investigate the incident, Du's reputation at the firm is stellar.
www.pacificnet.net /jue/chinanews/archives/docs/980724.html   (1008 words)

 The Rule of Law
After stripping the aristocracy of their hereditary rights, he moved some 120,000 dispossessed aristocratic families from across the empire to his capital and built them extravagant mansions furnished with beautiful women and treasures taken from the conquered states.
Afang Palace and the Xianyang palace were connected by an elevated causeway across the Wei River.
General Chang Han sent his aide to Xianyang to describe the situation and ask for instructions, but Zhao Kao disbelieved the message and refused to see him.
www.koreanhistoryproject.org /Ket/C01/E0110.htm   (2882 words)

 Xianyang - Shaanxi Province travel guide - China travel guide, Shaanxi China travel services, Shaanxi tours
The city of Xianyang is located in the central part of Guanzhong Plain, 25 kilometers west of Xi'an.
It is the resting place of Emperor Wu Di of the Western Dynasty in Maoling Village of Xingping County, nine kilometers from Xianyang.
The tomb is on Mount Liangshan, 45 kilometers from Xianyang.
www.chinaplanner.com /shaanxi/sxi_xaya.htm   (363 words)

 Airport Technology - Xi'an Xianyang International Airport Expansion - China
Xi’an Xianyang airport will see its airport terminal building expanded with new investment buying boarding bridges, air conditioning equipment, and other passenger terminal building equipment.
The Xi'an Xianyang International Airport is also important because it is a potential airport hub for western China.
Xi'an Xianyang airport is the headquarters of China's Northwest airlines.
www.airport-technology.com /projects/xianyang   (633 words)

 Xianyang - Destination Guide - Hotel Near   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Most travellers who see anything of XIANYANG, a nondescript city eclipsed by Xi'an 60km southeast, usually do so only from the window of the CAAC bus, as this is the site of Xi'an's airport.
From the Xianyang bus station the museum is about 2km away: turn left on to Xilan Lu, then immediately left on to Shengli Anoing Lu, which turns into Zhongshan Lu when it crosses Leyu Lu - the museum is on Zhongshan Lu, on the left.
Star of the collection is a miniature terracotta army unearthed from a tomb, probably of a high official, 20km away, a lot less sinister than the real thing as each of the nearly three thousand terracotta figures is about 50cm high.
www.hotelnear.com /194/378/'an-Xianyang.html   (332 words)

 Opening Moreland to the world - Mayoral visit to Xianyang, China: Moreland City News December 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Moreland's special relationship with the City of Xianyang is more than ten years old.
Cr Rowe's visit to Xianyang, the first by an elected official from either Brunswick or Moreland, helped consolidate the existing relationship and provided the basis for future initiatives.
The rapid rate of social, cultural and economic change in China provides very real opportunities for countries like Australia, and cities like Moreland, to be part of the transformation of the world's most populated nation and largest market.
www.moreland.vic.gov.au /archives/mcndec993.htm   (395 words)

 Democrat & Chronicle: Local News
She was part of a Sister Cities International delegation that traveled to China in November to try to foster more citizen interaction between the two countries.
Xianyang, with a population of 4.3 million, has many similarities to the Rochester region, she said.
The city has colleges, museums, two hospital systems and a technical institute, and is an apple and grape growing region.
www.democratandchronicle.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050308/NEWS01/503080304   (412 words)

 Workers hold hostages at Chinese factory - (United Press International)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Xianyang, China, Sep. 23 (UPI) -- About 1,000 protestors have trapped 40 officials and workers in a cotton factory in central China, demanding better compensation packages.
The protest, now in its second week, stemmed from the recent acquisition of the state-owned No. 7 cotton works in Xianyang, Shaanxi province, by Hong Kong's China Resources Group, the South China Morning Post reported Thursday.
The workers are dissatisfied with the introduction of a probationary period, the salary offered, and the compensation for workers to be made redundant after the acquisition.
washingtontimes.com /upi-breaking/20040923-050323-9817r.htm   (198 words)

 ADB Loan To Reduce Air Pollution In PRC Will Also Protect Monuments at Xi'an - ADB.org
Xi'an, home to the world-famous terracotta warriors, is the historic and cultural center of northwest PRC, with relics that record over 2000 years of history, including the Qin dynasty.
The three cities of Xi'an, Xianyang and Tongchuan form an industrial triangle in the center of a province which relies on coal to meet 85 percent of its energy needs and whose coal reserves are the third largest in the country.
Specifically, the project will replace old and inefficient boilers and domestic stoves with modern, efficient cogeneration plants and district heating systems, substitute natural gas for coal burning in Xianyang and Tongchuan, and reduce particulate emissions from a large cement plant in Tongchuan.
www.adb.org /Documents/News/1997/nr1997082.asp   (418 words)

 Xianyang delegation arrives 29 October 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Moreland’s cultural, business, government and education ties with China will be strengthened this week with a delegation from Xianyang Municipal People’s Government visiting Moreland for three days.
The delegation will meet with the State Minister for Arts and Education Mary Delahunty and visit the Melbourne Museum where an exhibition from the Xianyang Museum of the Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses of Qin Shi Huang will be held next year.
A document expressing the goals and benefits of the relationship between Xianyang and Moreland will be signed at a special reception on Wednesday 31 October to add further links to the connections between the two cities.
www.moreland.vic.gov.au /archives/mr29oct01.htm   (298 words)

 AsiaInfo Services: XIANYANG JOINS HANDS WITH ICELAND IN DEVELOPING GEOTHERMAL RESERVE@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Xianyang Joins Hands with Iceland in Developing Geothermal Reserve
XIANYANG, May 20, 2005 (SinoCast via COMTEX) -- SinoCast - In an effort to grow into a well-known city of hot spring in China, Xianyang, a city of Shaanxi Province, joins hands with the global leading geothermal developer the Republic of Iceland to develop local geothermal reserves.
At a seminar on economy and trade between China and Iceland in Beijing, officials of Iceland and Mayor of the city had the agreement over geothermal cooperation project inked out.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1P1:108930026&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (217 words)

 Falun Dafa Clearwisdom.net
According to incomplete statistics, as of now more than 100 practitioners have been illegally arrested, detained, and sent to forced labor camps, and there are many more whose homes were ransacked, and who were extorted money and forced to leave their homes to avoid further persecution.
At the end of 2001, thugs led by Liu Zhiyong from the "610 Office" of Xianyang City, in conjunction with the police department, ransacked Dafa practitioners' homes and arrested practitioners wantonly.
In Xianyang City Weihe Electrical Plant alone, dozens of Dafa practitioners' homes were ransacked.
clearwisdom.net /emh/articles/2002/6/15/23146.html   (563 words)

 AllRefer.com - Xi'an, China (Chinese Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
It has textile and steel mills, food-processing establishments, and plants making chemicals, cement, electrical machinery, and fertilizer.
Xianyang, one of several cities that have occupied this site, was (255–206
Excavations begun in 1974 some 20 mi (32 km) northeast of Xi'an at the tomb of Shih Huang-ti (emperor, 221–c.209
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/X/Xian.html   (383 words)

 Dragon International Group Corp. Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire 100% of Xianyang Naite Research & Development Center ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Xianyang Naite Research & Development Center, located in Ningbo, China, was created to improve production efficiencies in the specialty packaging industry.
The transaction will allow Dragon to improve its own proprietary paper transferring technology, thereby enhancing its position as one of China's leading specialty packaging companies.
Current modes of paper transfer in the Chinese specialty paper packaging segment are inferior to global standards.
www.aiada.org /article.asp?id=38768   (640 words)

 My Weblog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Enex-Kína vill be the majority owner of the new district heating company and become the leading player in the utilization of geothermal heat in Xianyang.
The district heating system will be designed, constructed and operated in in accordance with the technology that has been used and proven in Iceland and is expected to be an important milestone in the operation of the company in China.
The geothermal development in Xianyang is expected to grow further in the near future and to have a great positive impact on air quality in the city due to clean sustainable energy production.
www.enex.is /news.html   (1667 words)

 Xi'an, Xian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Reconstructed and opened to the public in 1962, Xianyang museum, based on a Confucian temple of the Ming dynasty, is one of the famous museums in China.
2 exhibiting hall mainly shows the articles unearthed from Xianyang Qin palace, which include model of the Qin palace, air bricks and some construction materials.
3 exhibiting hall shows murals from Xianyang Qin palace, revealing the thriving and prosperous condition of the Qin Empire.
www.warriortours.com /cityguides/xian.htm   (217 words)

 The Xianyang Pyramids in China
The other nice thing about this image is, we know exactly where it was taken.
That puts the Pyramid where the letter 'n' is in name Xianyang on the Map.
Finally to give you an idea of the size of the pyramid we have created an image with an airfield and Xi'an Football Stadium on it.
www.earthquest.co.uk /articales/articale4.html   (389 words)

 Html Gear - Guest Gear View Guestbook
The Xianyang Children's Welfare Institute is one of 6 orphanages to which we will be traveling.
I would love to begin a dialogue with families who have adopted from this orphanage as we prepare for this trip.
Families who have adopted from Xianyang may be interested in becoming involved in this project in several ways:
www.htmlgear.tripod.com /guest/control.guest?u=MyHomeTownChina&a=view&i=1112&r=   (199 words)

 Hanyang travel guide - Xi'an: From Qinshihuang   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Information about the new archaeological treasures-figures unearthed from Western Han Emperor Liu Qi's mausoleum in Xianyang county, Xi'an.
Western Han Emperor Liu Qi's mausoleum is located north of Zhangjiawan Village, Xianyang.
The Chinese began constructing the mausoleum in 153 BC and finished when the Empress died in 126 BC.
www.cnhomestay.com /city/xian/hanyang.htm   (312 words)

 Discount Air ticket to Xian Xianyang from YellowPages Travel
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 Xianyang Accommodation, Hotels in Xianyang - Octopus Travel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Massive discounts on one, two, three, four and five star hotels.
Enjoy Luxury Xianyang accommodation at a fraction of the normal price.
It is one of the best first class hotels in the city.
www.octopustravel.net.au /China_Xianyang_hotel_1_accommodation.html   (60 words)

 Xianyang - Silk Road and Silk Road Travel in China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
In 221 B.C. Qinshihuang chose Xianyang as the capital when he established the Qin Dynasty, China's first Centralized feudal regime.
Later many rules of the Han and Tang dynasties chose Xianyang and the North Mountain area as their home after death.
Today the area has dozens of imperial tombs from the period.
www.chinaplanner.com /silkroad/shaanxi/srd_xiyg.htm   (139 words)

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