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Yunnan Quick Facts
Yunnan: One of the provinces of China.
Capital: Kunming
Location: Southwest of China, bordering Vietnam, Laos and Burma; inside China, Yunnan borders Guizhou province and Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region to the east, Chongqing municipality and Sichuan province to the north and Tibet autonomous region to the northwest.
Area: Totally, 394,000 square kilometers.
Population: Over 40 million.
Borderline: More than 4,000 kilometers.
Administrative Divisions: 8 municipalities, 8 autonomous prefectures, 79 counties.
Elevation: Highest point: Kagebo peak-6740 meters, lowest point: southwestern tip of the town of Hekou-76.4 meters.
Climate: Diverse, covering temperate, subtropical, tropical and frigid.
Ethnic Groups: Totally, 26, Han Chinese 67%, other 25 minority groups 33%.
Religions: Buddhism (including Mahayana, Hinayana and Lamaism), Daoism, Christianity, Islam and primitive religions, etc.
Languages: Local dialects, ethnic minority languages.
Locations of the Major Tourist Destinations in Yunnan
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A Closer Look at Yunnan
·Economy and Society ·Unique Climate
·Transport and Lodging ·Flora and Fauna
·Historic Highlights ·Major Places of Interest
·Ethnic Minorities ·Local Tourist Specialties
·Eighteen Oddities ·Famous Snacks and Dishes