Yunnan Quick Facts
Yunnan: One of the provinces of China.
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.