Zhouzhi County

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Zhouzhi County (Chinese: 周至县, pinyin:Zhōuzhì Xiàn) is a county of Xi'an, Shaanxi, China. It is in the southwest part of Xi'an. Before 1964, it was written in Chinese as 盩厔 (also read Zhouzhi), meaning surrounded by mountains and rivers.[1] It covers 2,945.20 square kilometres (1,137.15 sq mi). As of November 2010, 562,768 people lived there.[2] Zhouzhi is famous for embroidery, and the product kiwifruit.

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  1. Civil Affairs Department of Shaanxi Province (December 19, 2007). "周至县" (in Chinese Simp). Shaanxi Geographic Names Information Net. http://www.saxdm.gov.cn/saxdm/docc/brow.asp?id=507. Retrieved June 27, 2012.
  2. Xi'an Daily (2011-05-24). "西安市2010年第六次全国人口普查主要数据公报" (in Chinese Simp). Netease News. http://news.163.com/11/0525/04/74SDV9PL00014AED.html. Retrieved June 27, 2012.