Congress Report
Photo: China National Tourism Administration Tokyo Office
Xi’an City

Head of City Government

Mr. Li Mingyuan, Mayor
Assumed the mayoralty in February 2019

Location

Area

10,752 km2

Population

Registered 9,868,700

permanent resident 10,003,700

GDP

CNY 834.99 billion (2018)

Upper tier

Shaanxi Province

Geographical features

Capital of Shaanxi Province. Over its long history, it has served as the capital of 13Chinese ancient dynasties.
Located where the western and central economic zones meet.
It is the entryway to China’s coastal areas from China’s northwest.
For this reason, Xi’an City is a strategic stop of various transportation networks in Western China.

Main industries

High-tech industry, Equipment manufacturing, Tourism, Cultural industry, Modern service as its pillar industries

City symbols

City flower: Pomegranate

Administrative divisions

Xi’an City --- 11 districts, 2 counties

Official website

http://www.xa.gov.cn/ptl/index.html


Source: Official website of Xi’an City, Xi’an City’s manuscript of Current Situation and Challenges edited for the 1st East Asia Local and Regional Government Congress


(As of May, 2019)