Yijun county, located at the junction of Guanzhong plain and northern of Shaanxi loess plateau, 120 kilometers from Xi 'an, an ancient capital, in the south, 27 kilometers from the Yellow Emperor mausoleum in the north, is a famous old liberated area. It is a key county of national poverty alleviation and development .
Yijun county has a total area of 1,531 square kilometers. It has jurisdiction over 117 administrative villages in 6 towns, 1 countryside, 1 sub-district office, and 2 comprehensive service centers, with a total population of about 100,000, including 78,000 rural residents.The county's plowland is about 3.75 hectares, 2.14 hectares of basic farmland. The average elevation is 1,395 meters and the average temperature in summer is of 19 degrees. The forest coverage rate keeps at52.63% , which is reputed as the largest "green lung" in the north of Qinling Mountains. Yijun county enjoys a brilliant culture and reputed resorts, such as Shorea Robusta planted by Xuanzang, the Homwtown of Pengzu, Northern Wei Dynasty Grottoes, Spring converged by tears of Lady Meng Jiang, Yunmeng Mountain, The Great Wall of Wei in the Warring States Period, Dry Terraces, and Fudi Lake. Yijun county is one of the birthplaces of Yangshao culture, an old liberated area of Yanmen detachment, also the hometown of Modern Chinese folk painting. It has abundant mineral resources, including 10 or so mineral resources like coal, oil, natural gas and oil shale, the detection of oil reserves up to 106 million tons.
For the past few years, the whole county has stuck to green and the sustainable development, and Five Strategies to build an ecological county,: agricultural county, industrialized county, touristy county, and project-driven county. Meanwhile, significant achievements have been achieved in agricultural modernization, county industrialization, urban and rural integration, and the construction of regional scenic spots.The characteristic agriculture plate of dry farming has formed, including the apple on tablelands, the walnut in mountains , the corn of the whole county. The modern medicine has been attained, with the Ark Pharmaceutical as a representative. With the representative of Yuhua Wine Industry and Qizhi Walnut, the characteristic beverage has made great success. In addition, the new characteristic industrial system has sprung up, including photovoltaic, wind power. We strive to build economic green transformed development pilot zone in county and happiness industry demonstration zone with high ecological quality and health.
Yijun county has won many titles in environment, development, and education, such as “National Ecological Demonstration Area”, “National Garden County”, “National Greening Demonstration county”, “ChangAn Cup” for the national social security comprehensive administration, “County of Petition Work Without Over-stepping Visit, Group Visit, and Repeat Visit”, “Walnut Township of China”, “Provincial Civilized County”, “Qualified County in Balanced Development of Compulsory Education in Shaanxi Province”, “Outstanding County of Rural Road Construction and Maintenance”, and “Advanced County of Improving Rural Living Environment”.Yijun county has also won the titles like "National Advanced County for Scientific and Technological Progress" five times, "National Advanced County of Safe Construction" three times, "Provincial Advanced County of Safe Construction" eight times, "Provincial Advanced County for Deepening the Reform of Medical and Health System" five times, "Provincial Advanced County in Construction" four times.