Shanxi, Shaanxi and Henan are birthplace of Chinese civilization. These area also where many dynasties set up their capitals. Xian in Shaanxi plays an incredible role in Chinese history and it was the residence of the most renowned emperor Qin Shi Huang, it is from here that the Chinese unification took place. Shanxi is not only famous for coal mines, but also the place, from where the Chinese bank was originated. Henan boasts several ancient capitals, and it is also famous as the hometown of Shaolin Kungfu.