Xi'an (西安)


Xi'an is a tier 1 city located within Shaanxi Province in Northwest China. It is also Shaanxi's Provincial Capital.

In China's administrative hierarchy, Xi'an is classified as a "Sub-provincial City", meaning it enjoys a greater degree of autonomy than other prefecture-level cities governed under Shaanxi province control.

Map of Xi'an

Xi'an in Chinese

The official name of Xi'an in simplified Chinese characters and pinyin is:


In Chinese it is common to add the character for "City" (市) to the name. In such case Xi'an would be written:

Xī'ān shì

Xi'an Development Zones

Free Trade Zones in Xi'an

Since the establishment of the Shaanxi Free Trade Zone in 2017, the following sections within Xi'an have been designated as free trade zones:

  • Yangling Demonstration Area
  • Central Area
  • Xi'an International Trade & Logistics Park

High Tech Zones in Xi'an

The following high tech zones are located in Xi'an:

  • Xi'an High-Tech Industry Development Zone (西安高新技术产业开发区)
       - website: xdz.gov.cn
       - focus industries: Semi-conductor; Intelligent terminal; Equipment manufacturing

Xi'an Transportation

Airports in Xi'an

Xi'an is served by the following airports:

  • Xi'an Xianyang International Airport (IATA: XIY | ICAO: ZLXY)

Xi'an Metro

The city of Xi'an's metro system commenced operation on 16 September 2011.

Xi'an Companies

High-profile Xi'an Companies

The following Chinese companies are headquartered in Xi'an:

  • 西安迈科金属国际集团有限公司 | Xi'an Maike Metal International Group Co., Ltd.
  • 荣民控股集团有限公司 | Rongmin Holding Group Co., Ltd.
  • 隆基绿能科技股份有限公司 | Longi Green Energy Technology Co., Ltd.
  • 中国航发动力股份有限公司 | China Aviation Power Co., Ltd.
  • 中国西电集团有限公司 | China Xidian Group Co., Ltd.
  • 中航西安飞机工业集团股份有限公司 | AVIC Aircraft Co., Ltd.
  • 隆基乐叶光伏科技有限公司 | Longji Leye Photovoltaic Technology Co., Ltd.
  • 陕西粮农集团有限责任公司 | Shaanxi Food and Agriculture Group Co., Ltd.
  • 陕西煤业股份有限公司 | Shaanxi Coal Industry Co., Ltd.
  • 陕西煤业化工集团有限责任公司 | Shaanxi Coal Industry Chemical Group Co., Ltd.
  • 陕西汽车控股集团有限公司 | Shaanxi Automobile Holding Group Co., Ltd.
  • 陕西有色金属控股集团有限责任公司 | Shaanxi Nonferrous Metals Holding Group Co., Ltd.
  • 陕西投资集团有限公司 | Shaanxi Investment Group Co., Ltd.
  • 陕西建工控股集团有限公司 | Shaanxi Construction Engineering Holding Group Co., Ltd.
  • 西安曲江文化产业投资(集团)有限公司 | Xi'an Qujiang Cultural Industry Investment (Group) Co., Ltd.

N.B. English names provided are based on automated translations and may not be consistent with those used by the companies

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