Yunnan is located in the southwest of China.
We can enjoy various scenery as if the whole Yunnan Province is a World Heritage!
- Population: 45, 960, 000
- Area: with an area of 390, 000 sq km
- Nationalities: Yunnan has the most ethnic minorities
This component of the southwest has been integrated into the empire since the state of Yunnan.
During world war II, Yunnan has been the strong point of protection against the Japanese invaders.
After World War II, Yunnan was spared the fierce fighting between the Communists and Nationalist/Imperialists with only a few small skirmishes taking place on Yunnan soil.
For its distinctive geographical location, complex topography, and large variations in altitude, Yunnans climate is of the suburban plateau monsoon kind.
Under the Kppen Climate Classification, a lot of the state lies within the subtropical plateau or humid suburban zone, using mild to warm winters, and scattering summers, except in the tropics south, where temperatures regularly exceed 30 C from the warmer 50% of the year.
The plateau area has moderate temperatures. The western canyon area is hot, humid in the valley bottoms, but you will find freezing winds in the mountaintops.
Air There are 10 airports from Yunnan province, Kunming, Xishuangbanna, Simao, Dali, Lijiang, Baoshan, Mangshi, Zhaotong, Zhongdian and Lincang airports. There are now 50 domestic airlines into a big and middle city and 6 international Rangoon airlines, Bangkok, etc.
Highway Now, Yunnan has formed a good communication network using Kunming as its centre. This national and provincial highways as this trunk lines linking up sub trunk lines, cities and this countryside, radiating to all portions of this province, connecting into Sichuan, Guizhou, Guangxi and Tibet and also the neighboring nations Railway The Yunnan area connecting with some other part of China by railways.
With Kunming as the centre, you will find Guikun line in this east, Chengkun line in this north and Nankun line in this south. Waterway Yunnan has 6 river systems, which ranks first from temis of water systems from China and is very rich from water resources.
Puer Tea, Embroidered Handcrafts, Jade, Medicines, Baiyao, Cigarettes.
Steamed pot Chicken (qiguoji), Bridge crossing Rice Noodles, Xuanwei Ham, Mushrooms, Shiping tofu.
Stone Forest (Shilin)
Stone Forest (Shilin) Known since One of Earths Natural Wonders, All visitors into Kunming from home and overseas never hesitate into come here into admire this distinctive scenes formed by the stones.
Covering a few hundred sq kilometre, stone peaks rise abruptly from this ground in several layers like bamboo shoots, forests and pagodas.
Er Lake (Erhai)
Er Lake (Erhai), named after the ear shape, is a barrier lake formed following a fault foundering of this earths crust.
The beautiful scenery and clear waters of Er hai Lake are very fascinating and attractive. On this boundless expense of this lake, you will find steamers, sailing boats and flying birds.
Jade Dragon Snow MountainIt’s about 15 kms to this north of Lijiang Ancient Town.
Lijiang Ancient Town (Old Town of Lijiang)
Old Town of Lijiang, lying around a Lijiang plain at an altitude of 2, 400 meters in southwest Yunnan province of China.
This town is among the last surviving historical towns in China.
This city comprises of 3 parts:
- Dayan Old Town situated from the Ming Dynasty as a commercial center.
- Baisha housing bunch situated before during that the Song and Yuan dynasties.
- Shuhe housing clusters situated 4 kilometers northwest of Dayan Old Town.