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Hancheng has a time-honored history which began in the Xia Dynasty (2070 B.C. -1600 B.C.),China's first dynasty ever recorded.Hancheng was part ofYongzhouStatein the Xia Dynasty and the one after it, Shang dynasty (1600 B.C. -1046 B.C.). According to historical records, Yu, the first King of the Xia Dynasty, fought against the big flood of Yellow River, diverted the River throughJishiMountainto Longmen (“Dragon Gate”) which was in Hancheng ...
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  Hancheng is the first and only city which has designated economic plan inShaanxi Province. Lying on the west bank of the Yellow River, the eastern part ofShaanxi Province, and the northeastern corner of the Guanzhong (the centralShaanxi) Plain, Hancheng has a total area of 1621 square kilometers with a total population of 400,000.

  In the Western Zhou Dynasty (1046 B.C. - 771 B.C.), Hancheng was governed by Prince Han, and later Prince Liang. In the Spring and Autumn Period (770 B.C. - 476 B.C.), it belonged to theKingdom ofJin first, and later seized by theKingdom ofQin. In 327 B.C., the name of the city was changed to Xiayang...

  Hancheng, a city lying on the west bank of the Yellow River, is located in the northeast corner of Guanzhong (Central Shaanxi) Plain and is 200 kilometers away from the provincial capitalXi'an. Located in 35° 18'50 "-35 ° 52'08" north, 110 ° 7'19 "-110 ° 37'24" east, it covers a total area of 1621 square kilometers in which 280 million m² is arable land, accounting for 0.79% of the total area of Shaanxi Province.

  With mountains, rivers and plain, the landform in Hancheng is complex, but it also has a mild climate with abundant sunshine. As a part ofMt.Liangshan, the northwest part of the city is mountains with a general elevation of 800 to 1,300 meters...

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Hancheng is the first and only city which has designated economic plan inShaanxi Province. Lying on the west bank of the Yellow River, the eastern part ofShaanxi Province, and the northeastern corner of the Guanzhong (the centralShaanxi) Plain, Hancheng has a total area of 1621 square kilometers with a total population of 400,000.

In the Western Zhou Dynasty (1046 B.C. - 771 B.C.), Hancheng was governed by Prince Han, and later Prince Liang. In the Spring and Autumn Period (770 B.C. - 476 B.C.), it belonged to theKingdom ofJin first, and later seized by theKingdom ofQin. In 327 B.C., the name of the city was changed to Xiayang...
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  Hancheng is convenient in transportation with the National Road G108 running through the north and the south of it, road networks basically covering the entire city, and railway lines leading in all directions. By the end of 2010, Hancheng has built up a transit expressway with a total length of 37 km, National Road 67.8 km, provincial roads 34.4 km, county road 129.833 km, Township Road 216.786 km, Village Road 1776.579 km, and dedicated lane 69.068 km......

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  Hancheng is listed as one of the comprehensively strong counties/cities top 100 ofWestern China. The comprehensive strength of the City ranked 56th in 2010 (62th in 2009) among the top 100 counties/cities in Western China, and ranked 7th among all the 12 counties/cities selected inShaanxiProvince. In the “Eleventh Five-Year Plan” period, the city's GDP increased by 2 billion for four consecutive years and reached 14.52 billion Yuan in 2010 with a per capita GDP of 36,750 Yuan......

  Folk Customs  

  There is a wide variety of traditional festivities in Hancheng: Yangke (a kind of popular rural folk dance), shadow puppets, stilts shows, Xinzi(a kind of show in which actors/actresses stand on special-made iron frames and act as figures in traditional legends), gong-and-drum shows, fireworks, Pao Hanchuan("running boats", a kind of folk dance in which people put on special costumes as if they are rowing a boat), Pao Zhuma("running horses"......

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  Hancheng is a famous historical and cultural city in China, and is the hometown of the world cultural celebrity Sima Qian (135 B.C. – 86 B.C., He is regarded as the father of Chinese historiography for his highly praised work, Records of the Grand Historian, covering more than two thousand years from the Yellow Emperor to Emperor Wu of Han)

  The colorful culture, rich natural resources, favorable geographical location and convenient transportation has made Hancheng an excellent place ......

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