Reported By|Heide Juls
Yunnan is a province of the People’s Republic of China, located in the far southwest of the country. It spans approximately 394,000 square kilometers (152,000 sq mi) and has a population of 45.7 million (2009). The capital of the province is Kunming, formerly also known as Yunnan. The province borders Vietnam, Laos, and Burma.
Yúnnán is the most diverse province in all China, both in its extraordinary mix of peoples and in the splendor of its landscapes. That combination of superlative sights and many different ethnic groups has made Yúnnán the trendiest destination for China’s exploding domestic tourist industry.
Yunnan is situated in a mountainous area, with high elevations in the northwest and low elevations in the southeast. Most of the population lives in the eastern part of the province. In the west, the altitude can vary from the mountain peaks to river valleys as much as 3,000 metres (9,800 ft). Yunnan is rich in natural resources and has the largest diversity of plant life in China. Of the approximately 30,000 species of higher plants in China, Yunnan has perhaps 17,000 or more. Yunnan’s reserves of aluminium, lead, zinc and tin are the largest in China, and there are also major reserves of copper and nickel.
Yunnan is a major tourist attraction site in China. It is the whole province in the southern part of China’s territory. Its administrative and political headquarters are in its provincial capital city of Kunming. Yunnan offers diverse natural beautiful scenery, lovely Chinese cuisine and its highly regarded heritage sites.
The Stone Forest is a place to explore the unique culture of the Chinese tribes living in Yunnan District as well as the natural landscape features of the place. The virgin forest is an amazing to hike around. Meet the Sani villages in the forest area and even purchase the admirable sculptures and embroidery made by the talented artists of the region.
Tourist Attractions in Yunnan
There are many natural features to be seen in Yunnan Province. The Meili Mountain, also known as Kawakarpo Mountain, never stops to amaze people with its ever-glowing snow-white structure on its rocky body. Near the mountain are any major springs like River Jinsha, River Lancang and River Nu. The surrounding vegetation of trees and evergreen grass create beautiful scenery of the snow mountain itself.
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