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Yuncheng Huozhou Xingping Jincheng Shangzhou Qishan Chang'an Fuping Hancheng Lingshi Shuozhou Weinan Yan'an
Acting Governor: Chen Deming
Government office address: Xincheng Square, Xi'an 710004
Tel: 029-7291527 or 7251551
An inland province along the middle reaches of the Yellow River and a gateway to northwest China, Shaanxi links the west with the east and connects the north with the south. The Eurasia Continental Bridge, an international economic link starting from Lianyungang in the east and ending in Rotterdam, Netherlands, traverses through the province. It borders Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region and the provinces of Shanxi, Henan, Hubei, Sichuan and Gansu. The province has an area of 205,600 square kilometers. It measures 1,000 kilometers from north to south and 360 kilometers from west to east.
In 2003, the telephone switching board capacity has reached 8.92 million entries, 21 percent up from 2002. The number of urban telephone users hit 4.58 million, 32.8 percent up, and rural telephone users reached 2.18 million, 19.4 percent up. The mobile phone users amounted to 6.27 million, 30.2 percent up. The province averaged 17 Telephones per 100 persons.
Radios and TV stations
In 2003 Shaanxi had 98 TV stations with 122 channels broadcasting 7,107 hours per week, 11 radio stations at prefectual level, and 12 radio relay stations. The radio and TV coverage in the province was 91.95 percent and 93.18 percent respectively, 0.49 and 0.31 percentage points higher than the previous year.