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Kunming Travel Guide

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Location: located between 102o10'-103o40', 24o22' -26o33' east longitude and north latitude

Neighboring Areas: Sichuan Province and Guizhou Province; Tibet Autonomous Region and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region

Physical Features: average altitude of 400 above sea level, surrounded by hills and facing the beautiful 'Dian Chi' lake to the south

Population: 3.89 million
Urban Population: 1.69 million
Area: 21,018 sq km

Nationalities: Han, Hui, Manchu, Yi, Bai, Dai, Zhuang, Hani, Naxi and Mongolian

History: inhabited by Chinese for 2,000 years; remaining a remote outpost until the 8th century, thereafter, becoming a secondary capital of the kingdom of Nanzhao which centered to the northwest of it at Dali, obtained wide fame in the Ming Dynasty

Climatic Features: low-latitude monsoon climate with sunlight of 2,250 hours, frost-free of 230 days; no bitter cold in winter or no extreme hot in summer

Average Temperature: 15.1oC
Rainfall: annual average of 1,075 mm

Products: grain, wheat, horsebean, corn, potato, chestnut and fruits such as peach, apple, orange and grape

UPDATE[ 2007-9-21 ]    HIT[ 3134 ]
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