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or Si·an  (shē′än′, shyän)
A city of north-central China southwest of Beijing. Once an imperial capital known as Chang'an, it is today the capital of Shaanxi province.


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(Placename) an industrial city in central China, capital of Shaanxi province: capital of China for 970 years at various times between the 3rd century bc and the 10th century ad; seat of the Northwestern University (1937); famous for Qin dynasty emperor Qinshihuang's tomb (207 bc) with 8000-strong terracotta army. Pop: 3 256 000 (2005 est). Former names: Changan or Siking
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And the second was to visit Xi'an - home of the Terracotta Warriors.
According to the framework agreement, Xi'an TCH will design, build and maintain two 25MW waste heat power generation systems based on the six million tons of capacity of Xuyang's present production scale, to supply electricity to Xuyang.
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