Weinan City, situated next to Terracotta Warriors at the eastern Pole of Shaanxi Province, is separated from Shanxi and Henan provinces by the Yellow River. It is bordered by Xian in the west, and neighboring Yan'an in the north. The Qinling Mountain in the south is the boundary between Weinan and Shangluo.
Facts of Weinan
Chinese Name: 渭南市 (wèi nán shì)
Area: 13,134 square kilometers (5,071 square miles)
Administrative Division: 1 district (Linwei); 8 counties (Huaxian, Tongguan, Dali, Pucheng, Chengcheng, Baishui, Heyang, Fuping); 2 county-level cities (Huayin, Hancheng)
History of Weinan
Over two thousand years after the Zhou Dynasty (11th century BC-221BC), this area was protected by the emperors of twelve dynasties as a capital suburb and gradually became advanced in agricultural and handicraft industries, as well as in commerce and transportation. It was not until 1723 when the Qing government established eight counties and prefectures in this region that the current administrative framework began to show its early form.
What to see in Weinan?
Weinan is a beautiful city in Shaanxi. The Weihe River flows through the city forming the central fluvial plain of the city. Outlining the plain, are two mountains located in its northern and southern parts. The Weihe River connects with the Yellow River as it winds southward along the eastern edge of the city. Here lists Top Attractions in Weinan.
|Mt. Huashan||Sima Qian Temple||Dangjia Village|
|Hancheng Confucius Temple||The Virgin Spring||Fuping Pottery Art Village|
When to visit Weinan?
Weinan City lies in a warm temperate zone bearing a continental semi-humid, semi-dry monsoon climate, featuring four evident seasons and abundant sunshine. Winter is cold and dry, while summer is hot. The annual average temperature of Weinan weather stays between 11.3-13.5C. Spring and autumn are best time to tour around.
How to get to Weinan?
There are buses to Weinan from the Xian City Bus Station and the East Station. The journey is 62 kilometers by bus, or about an hour's drive. The Weinan bus terminal is located on Xitong Lu in Weinan City.
Weinan Travel Tips
Special Local Products: Ganoderma Lucidum mushroom (Lingzhi—a type of bracket mushroom used in traditional Chinese herbal medicine) of Mt. Huashan, sauce vegetable of Tongguan County, dried persimmon and Qiong Guo Tang (a kind of candy) of Fuping County, apples and pears.
Useful Telephone Numbers:
Tourist Complaints: 0913-2109527
Weather Forecast: 121
Zip Code Inquiry: 184
Bank of China: 0913-2036868