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Yangling in Xianyang
Xianyang in Shaanxi
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|District seat||Yangling Subdistrict (杨陵街道)|
|• Total||94 km2 (36 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,600/km2 (4,300/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard)|
Yangling District (simplified Chinese: 杨陵区; traditional Chinese: 楊陵區; pinyin: Yánglíng Qū) is a district of the city of Xianyang, Shaanxi province, People's Republic of China, located on the plains of Wei River. It has an area of 94 square kilometres (36 sq mi) and a population of 155,000. The district is roughly 80 kilometres (50 mi) to the west of the provincial capital Xi'an.
Starting in 1979, Yangling went through several administrative region changes until it became a district to the City of Xianyang in 1983. In 1997 the Yangling High Tech Agriculture Sector Demonstration District was established in Yangling District as a testing ground for new agriculture technology and techniques.
- Industrial Zone
- Yangling Agriculture Hi-Tech Industrial Zone
Yangling Agriculture Hi-Tech Industrial Zone was approved as a national-level hi-tech development zone by State Council in 1997. It is only 82 kilometres (51 mi) away from Xi'an to the east and 70 kilometres (43 mi) away from Xi'an Xianyang International Airport.
Tai Bai Mountains (太白山) are located nearby Yangling district (35-40 km).