Xi'an Fact Sheet

Xi'an in Chinese Pinyin: Xī'ān

Xi'an in simple Chinese: 西安


Xi'an is located in the center of China and lying in the middle of Yellow River Basin.

Area: 9,983 square kilometers (2011)

Coordinates: 34°16'N, 108°54'E

Population: 8.4678 million (In November 2010)

Area Code: (+86)029

Zip Code: 710000

City Flower: Guava flower

City Tree: China Sophora

Language: Guanzhong Dialect

Main Rivers: Chanhe River, Bahe River

Administrative Divisions

Xi'an administers 9 districts and 4 counties:

◎9 Districts

Beilin District, Yanta District, Weiyang District, Baqiao District, Xincheng District, Lianhu District, Chang’an District, Yanliang District and Lintong District.

◎4 Counties

Lantian County, Zhouzhi County, Hu County and Gaoling County.



Xi'an Xianyang International Airport


Xi'an railway station


Shaanxi Province Long-distance Bus Station

Tourist Attractions

Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses, Xi'an City Wall, Bell Tower, Drum Tower, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Forest of Stone Steles Museum, Muslim Quarter, Shaanxi History Museum, Ancient Cultural Street of Shuyuanmen, Botanical Garden, Daming Palace Site, Daxingshan Temple,  Defu Lane, Great Mosque, Green Dragon Temple Guangren Lama Temple, Qujiang Pool Park, Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Tang Dynasty Music & Dance Show, Tang Paradise, Temple of the Eight Immortals, Xian Museum, Mt. Huashan, Huaqing Hot Springs, Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor, Banpo Museum, etc.

Colleges and Universities

Xi'an Jiao tong University

Northwestern Polytechnic University

Xi 'an University of Electronic Science and Technology

Xi'an University of Technology

Xi 'an College of Arts and Science

Xi' an Polytechnic University

Xi 'an Translation College

Xi 'an Institute of Foreign Affairs


The climate in Xi'an is warm temperate zone semi-humid continental monsoon climate, its annual average temperature is 13℃.

Sister Cities


Nara, Kyoto, Esfahan, Lahore, Funabashi, Gyeongju, Istanbul and Kathmandu


Edinburgh, Pau, Dortumund, Iasi, Dnipropetrovsk, Pompei, Athens and Birmingham


Kansas City, Brasilia, Quebec City, Cordoba and Cusco

◎Special Local Products

Bandhnu, Xi'an Puppet, Xi'an Embroidery, Xi'an Paper-cut, Imitation Terracotta, Imitation Three-colored Glazed Pottery, etc.


Biangbiang Noodle, Qinzhen Cold Noodle, Beef and Mutton Pancake, Doener, Rice and Jujube Cake, etc.

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