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Shaanxi


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Place Type
political; province
Description
Region flourished throughout Chinese history; its capital, Xi'an, was chief city of empire for long periods since 12th cen.; suffered during Muslim rebellion 1861-1876 & from severe famine early 1900s; site of Communist headquarters since 1937.
Source
Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)
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