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  • How big is Kunming?

    Normally, Kunming as most visitors know refers to the urban area including the four districts which are Wuhua, Guandu, Panlong and Xishan. But, Kunming is much larger than what you know. ...

  • Four Passages That Witness the Modern History of Kunming

    From the early 20th Century, Yunnan has developed rapidly. About Kunming-the capital city, there’re some significant historic passages, from the Yunnan-Vietnam Railway to the Kunming-Bangkok Passage....

  • Cultural Background

    Since the 13th Century, Kunming has become the political, economic and cultural center of Yunnan Province where ancient humans multiplied over 250,000 years ago....

  • Kunming History

    The city is one of the 24 historic and cultural cities of China first promulgated in 1982, with many historic sites which indicate that its origins date back to the 3rd Century BC. ...

  • Climate

    With quite mild weather conditions, Kunming has long been regarded as City of Eternal Spring and perhaps the most livable city in China....

  • Ethnic Communities Customs, Clothes and Food

    Yunnan has a multi ethnic population made up of over 26 ethnic groups many of whom are well represented in Kunming in city villages and neighborhoods....

  • Economic Background

    Kunming has become a major and modern industrial city in China’s southwest as a result of the ongoing growth and development of Kunming’s thriving economy....

  • Geography

    Kunming is China’s gateway to South and Southeast Asia, and is also a world famous tourist destination commonly known as the City of Eternal Spring. ...