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  Kunming - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kunming (Chinese: 昆明; Pinyin: Kūnmíng; Wade-Giles: K'un-ming) is the capital of Yunnan province, China with a population estimated on 7,055,000 in urban area in 2006 and 15,423,500 in Metropolitan area.
Kunming is situated atop a plateau in Yunnan Province.
The city was renamed Kunming by the Mongol rulers of the Yuan dynasty in 1276.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kunming   (397 words)

 Kunming Lake - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kunming Lake (Chinese: 昆明湖; pinyin: Kūn Míng Hú) is the central lake on the grounds of the Summer Palace in Beijing, China.
The largest bridge on Kunming Lake is the 17-Arch Bridge, it connects the eastern shore with Nanhu Island, which represents the mythical Penglai Island.
Since the bronze ox is located on the eastern dike of Kunming Lake in the direction of the Forbidden City, it was probably erected in order to protect the Forbidden City from the Lake's floods.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kunming_Lake   (505 words)

 Kunming, China
Kunming is the provincial capital of Yunnan province, which borders with Myanmar, Laos, and Vietnam to the south.
With Wumeng Mountains in the north stemming the south-blowing cold air and moisture in the south from the Bengal Bay warm monsoon, Kunming enjoys a delightfully moderate climate year-round and is reputed to be known as "Spring City." There is a fairly even spread of temperature from April to September (15 C).
Kunming city proper covers five districts: Wuhua, Panlong, Guandu, Xixian and Dongchuan; one city which is Dongchuan city; and eight counties: Chenggong, Jinning, Fumin, Yiliang, Shilin, Songming, Luquan and Xundian.
worldfacts.us /China-Kunming.htm   (1004 words)

Kunming, which is situated in central Yunnan and north of the Dianchi Basin, is skirted on three sides by mountains, with one side opening onto the Dianchi Lake.
Kunming is world-famous for its abundance of camellias, orchids, azaleas and Primula malacoides, which can be found in the Kunming Botanical Garden, where 4,000 varieties of tropical and subtropical plants grow profusely.
Among the major scenic spots of Kunming are the Dianchi Lake, the Cuihu Lake, the Village of Ethnic Culture, the Jindian (Golden Temple) Park, the Western Mountain Forest Reserve, the Stone Forest, the Jiuxiang Scenic Belt, the Yuantong Mountain, the Grand View Pavilion, and the Qiongzhu Temple.
www.chinatoday.com.cn /English/chinatours/kunming.htm   (1582 words)

 Kunming travel information guide
The jurisdiction of Kunming covers 6,200 sq.km, including four city districts and four rural counties (which supply the city with fruit and vegetables).
Summer is the monsoon season in Yunnan, with an average of 8.8 inches (223.5 mm) of rain falling on Kunming in July alone.
The chief breakfst in Kunming, as throughout most of Yunnan, is noodles (choice of rice or wheat), usually served in a meat broth and chilli sauce.
www.yourrooms.com /china_hotels/kunming/general_info.htm   (896 words)

 CNTO - China National Tourist Office
Rising on the western shore of Dianchi Lake, on the southwestern outskirts of Kunming, the mountain is a large nature reserve with many places of interest, such as the Longmen and Tiange grottoes.
Kunming, an ancient cultural city, is the capital of Yunnan Province.
Kunming is known for its rich tourist resources, mild climate, beautiful plateau landscape, long history, and ethnic folklore.
www.cnto.org /kunming.asp   (490 words)

 Kunming travel guide - Wikitravel
Kunming (昆明) is the capital of Yunnan Province, China.
Kunming City Museum, a simple museum whose main attraction is a central pillar taken from an old temple (now destroyed) and other relics from the Dian kingdom (a tribute state of the Western Song dynasty).
In the Kunming flower and bird market, there is a great pizzeria set in a qing dynasty courtyard house.
wikitravel.org /en/Kunming   (1268 words)

 AllRefer.com - Kunming, China (Chinese Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Kunming has long been noted for its scenic beauty and equable climate.
Although it was often the seat of kings in ancient times, Kunming's modern prosperity dates only from 1910, when the railroad from Hanoi was built.
In World War II, Kunming was important as the Chinese terminus of the Burma Road.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/K/Kunming.html   (265 words)

 Kunming, Yunnan: Study Abroad and Homestay Programs in China with EducAsian
Located at an elevation of 1890 meters (about 6000 feet) in the heart of Yunnan Province in Southwest China, Kunming is known throughout China as the "City of Eternal Spring," owing to it's mild climate year round.
Kunming is home to many of EducAsian's programs including our very popular Homestay Program that allows students to live with a Chinese family.
As the capital of Yunnan province, home to one third of China's ethnic minorities, Kunming is a uniquely diverse Chinese city, with members from the Yi, Hui, and Miao groups making up a significant portion of the population.
www.educasian.com /location/kunming.html   (196 words)

 Kunming Travel Guide: Kunming Hotel, Map, Climate, Pictures, Bus, Tour...
Kunming, capital of Yunnan Province, with a history of more than 2400 years, owes its importance to the fact that it was the gateway to the celebrated Silk Road that facilitated trade with Tibet, Sichuan, Myanmar and India.
Kunming is the focal point of Yunnan minority culture.
Kunming is also renowned for many delicious local dishes; the most famous ones are Across Bridge Rice Noodle and Xuanwei Ham.
www.travelchinaguide.com /cityguides/kunming.htm   (721 words)

Kunming, the capital city of Yunnan, is the center of culture, economy, education and transpotation.
With the average temprature 65 degrees all the year round, it has not bitter cold in winter, nor scorching heat in summer, hence the name The City of Eternal Spring.
Stone Forest, a massive collection of grey limestone pillars, has long been one of the most famous scenic spots in the country ever since the Ming Dynasty some 300 years ago according to the historical record.
members.tripod.com /~gaox/Kunming.html   (512 words)

 About Kunming, Kunming Travel Guide, Kunming Tours, Kunming Map
Covering an area of 15,561sqkm with a population of 3.7 million, Kunming, the capital city of Yunnan Province, is a tourist city renowned for its perennially pleasant weather, intriguing highland scenes and sights, and venerated history.
Kunming travel is rich in both natural and historical tourist resources.
The recent 1999 Kunming International Horticulture Exposition gave the city a major face lift, making it an even more attractive spot to be based for travel in Yunnan.
www.sinowaytravel.com /kunming-travel-tour.htm   (635 words)

Kunming is slowly recovering from the sars turism drop down of the last year, so many hostel and bar are re-opening after the hard time.
There is a daily Daewoo A/C minibus from Kunming to Hekou in the morning at 9:45.
The bus trip from Kunming was supposed to take 20 to 24 hours but I made the mistake to ask at the Bus station what bus was the best.
www.passplanet.com /China/sw/kunming.htm   (2417 words)

 Sinophilia - your gateway to China - guides
We've been in Kunming for one year, risked our lives in its crowded streets, showered under its never-ending rains, bought tons of stuff in each of its shopping malls, burned incense in each of its temples...
Kunming's airport has also international flights to Thailand (Bangkok and Chiangmai).
Kunming bus station is just outside the South (main) railway station.
www.sinophilia.org /china/immagini7.htm   (275 words)

 Kunming Dog Information, Kunming Dogs
Kunming Dogs are similar in appearance to German Shepherd Dogs but stand taller in the back and have a shorter coat.
A group of 10 dogs was brought to Kunming from a military K9 training program Beijing in 1953.
Kunming Dogs are now widely used by the Chinese military and police, and have also found their way into use as civilian watchdogs and guard dogs.
www.dogbreedinfo.com /kunmingdog.htm   (333 words)

 Kunming Tourist Information and Travel Guide at InfoHub.com
Today, the city's immediate face is an ordinary blend of broad, monochrome main roads and glassy modern office blocks, but beneath this there's an air of satisfied well-being in the crowded restaurants, bustling streets and markets supplying year-round fresh produce.
Historically the domain of Yunnan's earliest inhabitants and first civilization, Kunming long profited from its position on the caravan roads through to Burma and Europe and was visited in the thirteenth century by Marco Polo, who found the locals of Yachi Fu (Duck Pond Town) using cowries for cash and enjoying their meat raw.
Kunming's public focus is the huge square outside the grandiose Workers' Cultural Hall at the Beijing Lu-Dongfeng Lu intersection, alive in the mornings with regimented crowds warming up on hip pivots and shuttlecock games.
www.infohub.com /Destinations/Asia/China/Kunming   (570 words)

 Kunming Travel Information, Travel Guide to Kunming China
Kunming is approximately at the same location as northern Mexico, only on the other side of the world.
And Kunming, the capital city, celebrated as “City of Eternal Spring”, is well known for its diverse cultures, breath-taking natural scenery and pleasant climate.In tropical zone, Kunming is well-known for its comfortable weather condition all year round.
Standing side by side with its remarkable local folk culture, Kunming is a modern city with impressive skyscrapers and Hi-tech international Groups.
www.chinahighlights.com /kunming/index.htm   (302 words)

 Kunming -- U.S. Commercial Service China
Kunming’s, the capital of Yunnan Province, is located in close proximity to Burma (Myanmar) and Thailand.
Members of the Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN) and China are planning to establish a frr trade zone by 2010, and Kunming is expected to be a key city in that zone.
Kunming Fair is held in Kunming every June since 1993.
www.buyusa.gov /china/en/kunming.html   (491 words)

 Kunming | Mychinastart
Kunming, also known as Spring City, is the capital of Yunnan province, South China.
Kunming Map IIIncludes the main streets in English as well as the main landmarks.
Myanmar Kunming ConsulateConsulate General of the Union of Myanmar in Kunming.
kunming.mychinastart.com   (215 words)

Kunming gallery TC/G Nordica has assembled a new exhibition focusing on HIV/AIDS which will feature the works of 30 Chinese artists, most of them being from Yunnan Province.
DJ DSK is Kunming's top DJ, if you're not into techno remixes of John Denver classics.
Migrant Worker is the name of the newest entrant in the Kunming blogosphere.
www.gokunming.com   (1494 words)

 Kunming Expects Expressway Will Lead to Business Boom
KUNMING, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA (4 November 2002) - Kunming, provincial capital of the PRC's Yunnan Province, is preparing for a business boom once connecting roads to its neighbors are completed.
In anticipation of rising exports, Kunming has hosted an export fair annually for several years.
The first being constructed is a paved, all-weather road between Kunming and Chiang Rai in Thailand via northwestern Lao People's Democratic Republic.
www.adb.org /Media/Articles/2002/737_China_Kunming_Expressway   (284 words)

 Kunming Transportation - Travel Guide - VirtualTourist.com
Kunming international airport is in the south east of Kunming city.
There are plenty of taxis in Kunming (about 6000 or 6700 to be exact, the extra 700 licences were issued after the 1999 expo).
This is the bus I took from Kunming to Dali.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Asia/China/Yunnan_Sheng/Kunming-1012280/Transportation-Kunming-BR-1.html   (1070 words)

 Kunming Attraction: Sightseeing in Kunming - Kunming Travel Service
Kunming serves not only as the provincial center of Yunnan but also as the destination for its snowballing tourism with so many places of interest spread all around the city.
Like Guilin, the capital of Guangxi Province, Kunming is also well known for its beautiful and peculiar, breathtaking and unique natural landscape.
A large and elaborate network of waterways and winding paths, Cuihu park is a relaxing and beautiful hideaway with broad, lotus-covered pools and overhanging willows.
www.travelchinaguide.com /attraction/yunnan/kunming/index.htm   (602 words)

 China Pictures - William R. Eubank - ESL Teacher - Kunming, Yunnan
Yunnan Province has a population of about 35,000,000 Han and minority people - the number of foreign semi-long term residents was about 70 in 1989 - you may or may not be aware of your picture (18K) being taken - often your students will bring a copy after publication.
Kunming Teacher Training College did a little article (10K) about me in the school paper when I arrived.
Many of the students expressed the idea that their college years would probably be some of their best since they knew when they returned to their villages that there might be little opportunity to travel back to the capital city.
www.eubank-web.com /William/china-p.htm   (875 words)

 Kunming Apartments for rent Kunming apartment rentals, Kunming furnished apartments to rent.
Kunming Apartments for rent Kunming apartment rentals, Kunming furnished apartments to rent.
About Us Sublet.com is a Kunming apartment rental website that advertises Kunming apartments, Kunming roommates, Kunming houses for rent Kunming sublets and subleases.
Kunming housing rentals, apartments, roommates, houses, tenants and landlords have not been verified or evaluated.
www.sublet.com /area_rentals/Asia/Kunming_Rentals.asp   (69 words)

 Book Kunming Hotels with Local Support and Rates
The hotel's revolving restaurant, claim as one of the highest revolving restaurant in Kunming, serves delicious Sichuan cuisine.
About 15 minutes from Kunming International Airport, 15 minutes drive to local railway station.Hotel offers 304 guest rooms.Green Lake Hotel is one of the oldest hotels in the city.
Only 15 minutes from Kunming International Airport.Hotel offers 555 guest rooms.Hotel is part of the building complex which also has one office building and a large shopping center.
www.stayxs.com /new/booking/hotel_list.asp?wsid=662&cityid=760   (684 words)

 e-Commerce of Kunming for business services
The e-Commerce of Kunming, one of the city e-Malls worldwide.
This website is for online shopping that represents Kunming businesses and serves millions of shoppers on the Web.
An environment where you can find all the local businesses in a given city, providing the convenience of buying online and the peace of mind that you can always find them when you need them for warranty services and much more.
www.ec-kunming.com   (91 words)

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