There are several places in the world with names that start with the letter X, many of which are cities in China. Among the most prominent is Xi'an, the capitol of Shaanxi province in China, with a population of 6.5 million.
There are no officially recognized countries that begin with the letter "x." Mexico and Luxemburg are the only two countries with names containing the letter "x," while China has two regions that begin with "x" – Xizang province and the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Countries that begin with "z
Words that start with the letter x include xenophile, xenophobe, xenogenous, xenogamy and xylophone. A xenophile is one who appreciates things foreign, whereas a xenophobe hates and fears foreign things. A xenogenous thing has foreign origins. Xenogamy is the practice of marrying foreigners. A xylop
Jobs that start with the letter X include an X-ray technician. Their job is to use high-tech equipment to perform imaging of the inside of the human body. X-ray technicians work in hospitals, clinics and private practices. They make between $29,000 to $69,000 per year.
The ximenia is a fruit found in Africa. The rind is orange, although a particular variety found in Ethiopia has a yellow skin. The fruit grows to be 1 1/4 inches long. It has a bitter and tart flavor, and each fruit has an edible seed inside it.
Some objects that start with this letter are zipper, zither and zeppelin. While a zither is a stringed instrument, a zeppelin is a type of rigid airship used in the early 20th century. Although these are objects that start with the letter "z", there are many more words with this letter.
Although there is no food that starts with the letter "x" in the English language, "xigua" is a Chinese word for watermelon and was the original name for the food. The xigua is a melon with powerful health benefits and there are more than 1,200 different varieties of the sweet watermelon worldwide.
A body part that starts with the letter X is the xiphoid process. The xiphoid process is a part of the sternum, namely the breastbone.
There are no foods that are commonly considered vegetables that begin with the letter X. In culinary terms, a vegetable is simply any edible plant or part of a plant. There are a few fruits, which are technically vegetables, that start with the letter X.
Some words that start with X are xenon, x-ray, xylophone and xenia. The letter X is the third least-common letter in the English alphabet. It is used more frequently than the letters Z and Q, but still only has a frequency of approximately 0.15 percent.