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Shaanxi
 
Shaanxi is a province in the Northwest China region 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. It is the historical home, along with Gansu of the dialect of the Dungans, who are Hui who migrated to Central Asia.
 
Geography
 
Desert in the north along the border with Inner Mongolia, the Loess Plateau in the central part of the province, the Qinling mountains running east to west in the south central part, and subtropical climate south of the Qinling mountains.

The northern part of Shaanxi is cold in the winter and very hot in summer with dry winter and spring. Its southern portion generally receives more rain. 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.

Other cities include: Baoji, Hanzhong, Lintong, Tongchuan, Xianyang, Yan'an, Ankang.
 
Region Division
 
Shaanxi consists of nine prefecture-level cities and one sub-provincial city
 

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Name

 

Administrative Seat

Type

 

 

 

 

1

Xi'an

 

 

Weiyang District

Sub-provincial city

2

Ankang

 

 

Hanbin District

Prefecture-level city

3

Baoji

 

Weibin District

Prefecture-level city

4

Hanzhong

Hantai District

Prefecture-level city

5

Shangluo

Shangzhou District

Prefecture-level city

6

Tongchuan

Yaozhou District

Prefecture-level city

7

Weinan

Linwei District

Prefecture-level city

8

Xianyang

Qindu District

Prefecture-level city

9

Yan'an

Baota District

Prefecture-level city

10

Yulin

Yuyang District

Prefecture-level city