Yunnan Province in southwest China border, the provincial capital Kunming. Warring States period, this is the Dian tribe fowl. Yunnan, namely, "Caiyunzhinan" and the other argument is that because in the "Yunling of the South" is named. The total area of about 39 million square kilometers, accounting for 4.11% of total land area, the provincial administrative regions in the country ranked No. 8 in the area. The total population of 45130000 (2008), accounting for 3.36% of the population, the population ranked 13th. And Yunnan provinces adjacent to Sichuan, Guizhou, Guangxi, Tibet, Yunnan Province, three neighboring countries of Myanmar, Laos and Vietnam. Tropic of Cancer crosses from the southern province.
History and culture of Yunnan province is China's largest ethnic minority, in addition to Han, but also inhabited by 26 ethnic groups, the province's ethnic minority population of nearly one-third of the total population.
Early period of clan society, to live in Yunnan, "Chang, Pu, and the more" three ethnic groups, they are the earliest ancestors of Yunnan, after evolving through generations, to the Ming and Qing dynasties, the distribution of ethnic groups before stabilizing.
Yi mainly distributed in northeast Yunnan, Yunnan, and vast areas of northern Yunnan; Bai mainly around the Erhai Lake and adjacent areas; Zhuang, Miao are mainly distributed in Eastern and Southeastern regions; other people are mainly distributed in western Yunnan, southern Yunnan, Yunnan large areas of the northwest.
Travel wedding day common feature of the climate of Yunnan Province, the annual temperature is small, large diurnal temperature range; abundant precipitation, distinct wet and dry season, 5-10 months each year is the rainy season, other seasons the dry season
Air Traffic Information:
Yunnan tourism visitors, can first fly to Kunming, Kunming International Airport is currently open Wujiaba 48 domestic routes, international routes 6. Kunming to the tourist areas of the province is also well-developed civil aviation, has opened up access to Simao, Xishuangbanna, Baoshan, Zhaotong, Dali, Mans, Lijiang, Zhongdian, on the route.
Kunming in Yunnan Province as the center of the railway, east of the Guiyang-Kunming Railway (east of Guiyang, Kunming, west length of 640 km, Yunnan Province, 340 kilometers); north of Chengdu-Kunming Railway (north of Chengdu, south of Kunming, total length of 1100 kilometers, Yunnan Province, 280 km); south of Nanning-Kunming Railway (Nanning, Guangxi from southeast, northwest to Kunming, Yunnan, length of 900 km, 243 km within the territory of Yunnan).
First Kunming, Yunnan, it is the transport hub of tourism, visitors to other tourist attractions in Yunnan Province, Kunming as a transfer station should be. Kunming in Yunnan Province as the center of the road, State Road 7 (108213214320321323326 State Road), Highway 61, radiation to the province, cities at home and abroad.
State Road 108 from Panzhihua in Sichuan into Yunnan, Yunnan Province by Yongren, Yuanmou, Wu arrived in Kunming, given a total length of 278 km.
213 State Road from Sichuan Yibin into Yunnan, Yunnan Province by the Zhaotong, Kunming, Yuxi, Simao arrived in Xishuangbanna, length of 1581 km. Among them, the Kunming to Yuxi, has opened the highway.
State Road 214 from south to north Yunnan Province, the Xishuangbanna, Lincang, Dali, Lijiang, Diqing into Tibet, length of 1418 km. Among them, the Dali to Lijiang, has opened the highway.
State Road 320, east-west Yunnan Province, the Qujing, Kunming, Chuxiong, Dali, Baoshan, Luxi Ruili arrived in China-Burma border, length of 1030 km. Among them, the Qujing - Kunming - Dali period, has opened the highway.
State Road 323 from Baise into Yunnan, Yunnan Province from east to west, the Yanshan, Kaiyuan, construction of water, Yuan Jiang, Puer to Lincang length of 928 km.
Dining Yunnan cuisine dishes from the points of the three regions, northeastern Yunnan, western Yunnan and Southwest Yunnan, Yunnan whole point of the features are: wide choice of materials, style and more to cook delicacies, water, rare long. Is characterized by its taste sweet and fresh fragrance, hot and sour moderate, generally 5-20 yuan per capita consumption.
Flavor of the famous Yunnan dish are: chicken pot chrysanthemum white fungus gas, Tai Chi Thelephora bacteria, chicken tiger palm bacteria, fish paste Rushan volume, cross the bridge noodle, sugar, broken legs, crisp buns, dumplings and other military governor.
Although located in the southwest of Yunnan, leisure and entertainment, but the entertainment industry and Guangzhou, Hainan, Shenzhen and other coastal provinces compared favorably, nightclubs, bars, bowling alleys, fitness clubs everywhere. Whether in big cities like Kunming, or in the remote town, as long as there is a tourist place, there is feasting.
Yunnan, China called the most colorful ethnic customs, 26 graceful dance form of national entertainment industry of Yunnan's most beautiful landscape. And other major attractions in Xishuangbanna, many of the folk village become the most popular places, most notably the ancient city of Lijiang Naxi ancient music concert hall: the sound of the Han and Tang dark old musical instruments from that issue, and play old groom wearing long robe, eyes slightly lowered with one of panic in the serene and peaceful.
Yunnan is known as shopping plant kingdom, animal kingdom, mineral treasure in the world, numerous specialty of which, especially in Chinese herbal medicines, tobacco, jewelry, the most famous are: Panax, eight treasures rice, fragrant wood hookah Xichou , tea, blood holy medicine, Blood, marble handicrafts, Tengchong Jade, arabica coffee, "through the heart of the Green", Chaodou, Tianma, Cordyceps, Lijiang, ginseng, mushrooms, snow lotus, saffron, Yunnanbaiyao.
Of distinctive point of purchase, in addition to the bird market in Kunming, Yunnan, arts and crafts shopping, the Old Town Square Street, Banna's Ganlan Ba is rich in traditions, often have some authentic folk arts and crafts and attractive.