There are 10 prefecture level cities in Shaanxi Province. Shaanxi is referred to as "Shaanxi" or "Qin" for short. The provincial administrative region of the people's Republic of China, the provincial capital is Xi'an, which is one of the important birthplaces of the Chinese nation and Chinese culture. 14 regimes such as the western Zhou Dynasty, Qin Dynasty, Han Dynasty and Tang Dynasty established their capitals in Shaanxi.
Shaanxi Province is located in the middle reaches of the Yellow River in Central China, and Qinba Mountain in the south across the Hanjiang River Basin, a tributary of the Yangtze River, and the upper reaches of the Jialing River. It faces Shanxi Province across the Yellow River in the East, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in the north, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region and Gansu Province in the west, Sichuan Province on the main ridges of Micang mountain and Daba Mountain in the south, and Hubei Province and Henan Province in the southeast. The total area is 205603 square kilometers.
Shaanxi has a long history. In ancient times, it was where Yongzhou and Liangzhou were located. It was the hometown of Emperor Yan and the burial place of the Yellow Emperor. In the early years of the Western Zhou Dynasty, King Cheng of Zhou took Shaanxi as the boundary, and the former West was under the jurisdiction of Zhao Gong. Later generations called the west of Shaanxi as "Shaanxi". Shaanxi has been the capital of emperors since ancient times. There are nine unified dynasties, including five capital Xi'an (Xianyang). There are 79 imperial tombs left, which are known as the "Oriental pyramid".
There are three and nine world heritages in Shaanxi, namely: the Great Wall, the terracotta warriors and horses of Qin Shihuang, the big wild goose pagoda, the little wild goose pagoda, the Xingjiao Temple Pagoda, the Daming Palace, the Weiyang palace, the cave of the big Buddha Temple in Bin County and the tomb of Zhang Qian.