|Maps of Xi'an－西安地图|
The city's high technology
enjoys remarkable advantages especially
in space technology, electronic information,
electro-mechanical integration, new
materials and energy-saving technology.
Van Satellite Monitoring Centre, the
central nervous system of China's
space-flight monitoring network, has
undertaken many important monitoring
tasks, thus making significant contribution
The airplanes made in Van are the major feeder liners in China and its manufacturer has undertaken technological cooperation with the United Sates, France, Canada, and other countries.
The total area of Xi’an is 10,000sq.km. The population has just broken through 8 million; about 5 million people live in the city area. It is the largest and most developed city in the central to northwestern part of China and is ranked among the 10 largest cities in the nation. There is so much to see in and around Xi'an to keep even the most energetic visitor busy for a week or two. This makes Xi'an one of the most pleasant cities to get acquainted with Chinese culture and history - a destination for tens of thousands of foreign and Chinese tourists alike every year.