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, city (1994 est. pop. 2,114,900), capital of Shaanxi prov., China, in the Wei River valley. Situated on the Longhai RR, China's principal east-west line, it is an important commercial, tranportation, and tourism center in a wheat- and cotton-growing area.
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For the routes between Chang'an and Shu, see Chan, "Restoration of a Poetry Anthology by Wang Bo," JAOS 124 (2004): 509 (map); Feng Hanyong [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], "Tang Wudai shi Jiannandao de jiaotong luxian kao" [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] Wenshi [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 14 (1975): 45, 62 (map).
Now known as Xi'an (pronounced Shi-ang), the capital of Shaanxi Province, Chang'an was, at one point in time, the most populous city in the world.
It is true that Chang'an Avenue, the fifteenth-century boulevard that passes before the Forbidden City, the stately Gate of Heavenly Peace, and austere Tiananmen Square, has become a rather uneven quilt of the very old and the very new.
Group excitement and chatter increase as we approach the famous Beijing Hotel, which is located just three blocks down Chang'an Avenue from Tien'anmen Square, the Gates of Heavenly Peace, and the Great Hall of the People.
The original iconic photo was taken a day after the massacre when an unidentified Chinese man stood in front of a column of tanks to block them from proceeding on Chang'an Avenue on the north edge of Tiananmen Square.
From the Sky Bridge, visitors have 360-degree views of the metropolis and against this backdrop, dining experiences are available ranging from local to global gastronomical fare at The Lounge, Grand Cafe, Chang'an Bridge Chinese Restaurant and Allegro Restaurant & Bar.
Song et al., "Vehicle-bridge coupled vibration and its influencing factors of simple beam," Journal of Chang'an University, vol.
Absent from sight, Chang'an, City of Everlasting Peace, only perpetuates distress.
College of Information Engineering, University of Chang'an Xi'an, Middle of the South Second Ring Road 710064 - CHINA
The Big Five, namely, Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (Group), Dongfeng Motor Corporation, FAW Group Corporation, China Chang'an Automobile Group Corporation and Beijing Automotive Group Co Ltd (BAIC Group, A-/Stable), derive the vast majority of their vehicle sales and net profits from JVs with global auto-manufacturers.
BEIJING -- "Tonight, Chang'an Boulevard is brightly lit and flowers are in full bloom in front of the Tiananmen Rostrum," Chinese President Xi Jinping opened his address at the reception marking the 65th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.
But researchers Peiyue Li, Hui Qian and Jianhua Wu from the Chang'an University School of Environmental Science and Engineering said the Lanzhou project, along with other similar projects across the country, has not been vetted "environmentally, technically or economically."