Xi’an is the capital of Shaanxi Province in central China. About 7.8 million people live in the administrative territory.
Like many other megacities in China, Xi’an does not consist of a contiguous urban area and is more like a province in terms of its settlement structure. About 4 million inhabitants live in the core city with a high density of buildings.
Today, Xi’an is a modern industrial city with many sights from different imperial eras.
In addition to tourism, the city is a center of high-tech industry and aviation. Thus, every traveler will find interesting opportunities and sights that can be worthwhile for him.
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