Yijun county is located in the guanzhong plain the loess Plateau of northern Shaanxi, south of the ancient capital Xi 'an 120 kilometers, north of the Xuanyuan Yellow Emperor Mausoleum 27 kilometers, because it is suitable for the emperor summer named, is a revolutionary base area. The county covers an area of 1,531 square kilometers has jurisdiction over 117 administrative villages, including 6 towns, 1 township, 1 sub-district office, 2 comprehensive service centers a total population of about 100,000 people. With an average altitude of 1395 meters, the average summer temperature is 19℃, the average annual average number of days with good air quality reaches more than 300 days. The forest coverage rate is 54.27%. It is known as the largest "green lung" in the north of The Qinling Mountains. Within the territory of Xuanzang h meranti tree, Peng Zu hometown, northern Wei grottoes group, jiangnv tear spring, Yunmeng Mountain, the Warring States Wei Great Wall, dry farming terraces, fudi lake, animation flower valley, is one of the birthplace of Yangshao culture, yanmen branch is active red revolutionary base area, is "China's modern folk painting township".
In recent years, the whole county has held high the great banner of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, in order to thoroughly implement the spirit of the important instructions of General Secretary Xi Jinping's important speech to shaanxi, coordinate the five-sphere integrated plan the four-pronged comprehensive strategy, uphold the underlying principle of pursuing progress while ensuring stability. Based on the new development stage, the county has implemented the new development philosophy completely, accurately comprehensively, serving integrating the country's new development paradigm, adhering to the "134" development idea. In 2021, its GDP reached 4.274 billion yuan, attaining a year-on-year growth of 8.6%; the added value of the service industry increased by 6.9% year-on-year; output of industrial companies with annual revenue of more than 20 million yuan exped by 2.8 percent year-on-year; growth in retail sales increased by 12.9% year-on-year; the local fiscal revenue increased by 5.8% year-on-year; the added value of agriculture, forestry, animal husbry fishery increased by 6.6% year-on-year; the per capita disposable income of urban residents increased by 6.8% year-on-year, the per capita disposable income of rural residents increased by 10.8% year-on-year.
Yijun County has won National Demonstration County for the Peaceful China Initiative during the year 2017-2020, is also the only district county to win the "Chang'an Cup" in Shaanxi province, the highest honor for comprehensive management of social security in China. It has successively won the province's first China's livable county, the demonstration county for national ecological civilization construction, the pilot county for national compact medical community, the national advanced county for traditional Chinese medicine in grass-roots unit, the advanced group for respecting the elderly, the advanced group of national "double service" cultural construction. Yijun was ed the 2020 China’s top 100 counties with full ecological excellence, China's top 100 counties for sustainable development of health care; it has successfully created a provincial-level global tourism demonstration zone, won the following provincial awards: the Advanced County for Implementing the New Development Philosophy in Economic Assessment, the Excellent County for Poverty Alleviation Assessment, the Organization Innovation Award for poverty alleviation, the Advanced County for the Construction of Affordable Housing Projects, the Advanced County for Improving the Rural Living Environment, the Advanced County for County Construction, the Pilot County for the County Economic Development County Construction, the Provincial Forest City, the Demonstration County for Provincial Forest Tourism, the Demonstration County for Migrant Workers' Returning Home to Start Businesses, the Demonstration County for National Fitness in Shaanxi Province.