Shanxi is a province found in the nation of China. Home to 35,712,111 people, it is the 18th largest division in China in terms of population.
Shanxi gained its current status as a province in the year 1949. The government of Shanxi is lead by Li Xiaopeng and is based in the province capital of Taiyuan (Population: 3,426,519).
The most populous cities in Shanxi are: Taiyuan (Population: 3,426,519), Datong (Population: 1,052,678), Changzhi (Population: 699,514), Yangquan (Population: 413,394), Jincheng (Population: 332,650).
Shanxi Province - Quick Facts
|Year of Establishment||1949|
|Capital||Taiyuan (Population: 3,426,519)|
|Head of Government||Li Xiaopeng|
|Total Area||149,708 sq km (57,803 sq miles)|
|Population Density||238.5 sq km (617.8 sq miles)|
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