Xixian New Area
Location and Natural Resources
The Xixian New Area covers all the seven counties and 23 villages, towns and sub-districts of the two cities of Xi’an and Xianyang, Shaanxi province, a total of 882 square kilometers. A core region of the Guanzhong - Tianshui Economic Zone, Xixian has multiple advantages for fast development, including a favorable location and economy, abundant education resources and S&T talented personnel, significant historical and cultural heritage, and a great natural environment. It is influential in the strategy of western development, integration of Xi’an and Xianyang, development of northwest China, construction of Silk Road economic belt and China’s opening to the West. Also, it has a leading role in exemplifying a new urbanization with Chinese characteristics and improving the mechanisms of urban and rural integrated development.