City Views Xi’an, China 2016

Xi’an is the capital of the province of Shaanxi, has an area of 9983 km² and about 7.82 million inhabitants (as of 2010). Xi’an war under the Qin Dynasty the first capital of the imperial China and in the course of 1120 years, again and again, capital of a royal house.

Xi’an War Starting point of the Silk Road and gets a nearly completely preserved City Wall. The city is the seat of the University of Northwest China and the starting point for sightseeing of the Terracotta Warriors.

18 AD The city was moved to the Luoyang. The city was named Xi’an in 1369 by the first Ming Emperor Hongwu, who also sought to move his capital here, but ultimately decided to go to Nanjing.


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