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Shanxi, referred to as "Jin", is the provincial administrative region of the people's Republic of China and the capital of Taiyuan. It is located in North China. Shanxi borders between 34 ° 34 ′ - 40 ° 44 ′ n, 110 ° 14 ′ - 114 ° 33 ′ e, Hebei in the East, Shaanxi in the west, Henan in the south, Inner Mongolia in the north, with a total area of 156700 square kilometers.

Shanxi Province is a typical loess covered mountain plateau with the terrain of northeast and southwest parallelogram. The interior of the plateau is undulating and the valley is crisscross. The landform includes mountains, hills, platforms and plains. The mountainous area accounts for 80.1% of the total area. Shanxi Province is located across the Yellow River and Haihe river systems, and the rivers belong to the self production and outflow type. Shanxi Province is located in the interior of the mid latitude zone, which belongs to the temperate continental monsoon climate.

By the end of 2018, Shanxi Province had 11 cities, 11 county-level cities, 81 counties and 25 municipal districts under its jurisdiction, with a permanent population of 37.1834 million, realizing a Gross Regional Product (GDP) of 1681.81 billion yuan, of which the added value of the primary industry was 74.06 billion yuan, the added value of the secondary industry was 708.92 billion yuan, the added value of the tertiary industry was 898.83 billion yuan, and the per capita GDP was 45328 yuan, according to the average exchange rate in 2018 Calculated at $6850.