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 (shän′shē′) also Shen·si (shĕn′sē′)
A province of north-central China crossed by the Wei River. Xi'an is the capital.


(ˈʃænˈʃiː) or


(Placename) a province of NW China: one of the earliest centres of Chinese civilization; largely mountainous. Capital: Xi'an. Pop: 36 900 000 (2003 est). Area: 195 800 sq km (75 598 sq miles)



also Shensi

a province in N central China. 34,810,000; 75,598 sq. mi. (195,799 sq. km). Cap.: Xian.
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Hohhot, Baotou and Ordos are in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region, while Yulin belongs to Shaanxi province in Northwest China.
The delegation was representing various companies of Shaanxi province including Shaanxi Pharmaceutical Holdings Group Co.
BEIJING:Chinese archaeologists have recently discovered a batch of 2,700-year-old cultural relics in Chengcheng County, northwest China's Shaanxi Province.
The crash happened in Shaanxi province shortly before midnight on Thursday local time, as the bus, with a legal carrying capacity of 51, was on its way to Luoyang, a city in central China, from Chengdu, the capital of the province of Sichuan.
NASDAQ: HGSH), a leading regional real estate developer headquartered in Hanzhong City, Shaanxi Province, China, has reported its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2017 ended March 31, 2017 with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, the company said.
Beijing, Rajab 18, 1437, April 25, 2016, SPA -- Eleven miners were missing after a coal mine in north-west China's Shaanxi province flooded on Monday, local authorities said, according to dpa.
Wang Lixia, Vice-Governor of Shaanxi Province, led the Shaanxi economic and trade delegation to participate in the conference.
XyAN (CyHAN)- Sixty-five people are still missing since a landslide buried the living quarters of a mining company in northwest China's Shaanxi Province early Wednesday, local authorities confirmed on Thursday.
The bus crashed over the cliff near Zhongshan Forest Park in Shaanxi province on Friday.
28, 2013 file photo, giant panda Ya Ya plays at a wildness recovery training base in Foping county in northwest China's Shaanxi province.
Biostar Pharmaceuticals, a PRC-based manufacturer and marketer of pharmaceutical and health supplement products in China for a variety of diseases and conditions, has signed a joint research and development agreement with Northwest University, a China-based comprehensive university located in Xi'an city, Shaanxi Province.
The government said 100 people were recruited among residents of Jaiyl district and Kara-Balta town for training at Northwestern University in Xi'an city of Shaanxi province.