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  Yunnan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Yunnan ( Simplified Chinese : 云南; Traditional Chinese : 雲南; pinyin : Yúnnán) is a province of the People's Republic of China, located in the far southwestern corner of the country.
The province borders Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and Guizhou Province in the east, Sichuan Province in the north, and Tibet Autonomous Region in the northwest.
Yunnan is known to have the greatest number of ethnic groups for any province in China, and is working hard in preserving the culture, heritage, and languages of these diverse peoples:
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Yunnan   (1782 words)

 Yunnan destination guide-Yunnan Tour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Yunnan Province is located on the southwest boundary of the People's Republic of China, situating at 20o8′32″ - 29o15′8″ north latitude and 97o31′39″-106o11′47″,east longitude.
Yunnan borders on Guizhou province and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in the east, Sichuan province in the north, Tibetan Autonomous Region in the northwest, Burma in the west and Laos and Vietnam in the south.
Yunnan is well known as "the Kingdom of plants", "the Kingdom of Animals", "the Home of Flowers", "the Home of Medicinal Herbs" and "the Gene Reserves of the Biological Resources".
www.yunnantour.com /yunnan-scene.htm   (635 words)

Since the 1960s, Yunnan has made remarkable improvements in the overall educational level of its population, which can be seen from the increasing number of people with all kinds of education, the increase in average years of education received and the development of all types of school education.
Yunnan's total population growth has been brought under effective control over the past 20 years; however, with socio-economic development, the total number of households is on the rise while the scale is on the decrease.
Yunnan is the second largest ethnic-inhabited province in China, one of the country's three provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities) with an ethnic population of over 10 million.
www.unescap.org /esid/psis/population/database/chinadata/yunnan.htm   (2849 words)

 Greater Mekong Subregion - Country Profiles - Yunnan Province, PRC - ADB.org
Yunnan Province, with an area of 394,000 square kilometers, is the eighth largest province in China.
Situated in China's southwestern frontier, Yunnan borders Guizhou Province and Guangxi Autonomous Region on the east, reaches north to Sichuan Province and the Tibetan Autonomous Region, and on the west and the south it borders Myanmar, Laos and Vietnam along a 4,060 kilometer international boundary.
Yunnan Province is a continuation of the Tibetan plateau.
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 Yunnan on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The eastern half of the province is a limestone plateau with karst scenery and unnavigable rivers flowing through deep mountain gorges; the western half is characterized by mountain ranges and rivers running north and south.
Yunnan has a mild climate with balmy and fair weather, but although the growing period is long, there is little arable land.
Yunnan passed to the Manchus in 1659 and became a province of China under the control of the central government.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/Y/Yunnan.asp   (774 words)

 Teach English in Yunnan, Teach in Yunnan, Summer in Yunnan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Yunnan Province is continuation of the Tibetan plateau, and occupies an area of 394,000 square kilometres, similar in size ti the US State of Califonia.
Yunnan's varied and diverse climate means that, while Kunming enjoys pleasant spring-like weather for most of the year, the elevated eastern plateau experiences warm summers and mild winters, and the climate can change substantially during a journey of just a few kilometres.
In 738, the kingdom of Nanzhao was established in Yunnan by Piluoge, who was confirmed by the imperial court of the Tang Dynasty as "King of Yunnan".
teachingenglishinchina.com /netapps/Public/Provinces/Yunnan.aspx   (875 words)

 YUNNAN PROVINCE (tdctrade.com)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Yunnan is also an important base of aromatic plants and flora in China with more than 300 varieties of essential oil-bearing plants and 2,500 kinds of ornamental plants and flowers.
Yunnan's main agricultural crops are rice, corn, wheat, sugar cane and beans as well as rubber, tea, tobacco, walnut, cashew nuts and coffee.
Yunnan is one of the renowned tourist centres and there are more than 50 scenic spots in the province.
www.tdctrade.com /mktprof/china/mpyun.htm   (1810 words)

 Yunnan Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Yunnan Province is a largely mountainous province bordering on Burma, Laos, and Vietnam.
Yunnan is rich in flora and fauna, and is home to half of all of China's plant and animal species.
Yunnan is China's main source of tobacco and cigarettes.
www.paulnoll.com /China/Provinces/Province-Yunnan.html   (158 words)

 Yunnan Province
Yunnan has an unique array of fascinating ecotourist resources, including mountains, snow-capped glaciers, lakes and hot springs, alpine landscapes, primeval temperate woodland and tropical rain forests where elephants and monkeys roam.
Yunnan is Chinas haven for plants and animals.
More than half of Chinas 30,000 kinds of high-grade plants can be found in Yunnan, which is also home to 3,000-plus kinds of rare animals (55 percent of the national total), 31 kinds of birds (64 percent of the national total), and 130 kinds of reptiles (42 percent of the national total).
www.artelino.com /articles/yunnan-province.asp   (696 words)

Yunnan's climate is characterized by small seasonal change in temperature, great difference in daytime temperature, and regional contrast between dry and wet seasons.
Yunnan Province is divided into 3 districts, 8 autonomous prefectures, 5 prefecture-level cities, 10 county-level cities, 80 counties and 29 autonomous counties with a population of 31.74 million, of which 12.5% live in urban areas and the rest in rural areas.
One-third of the total population in the province are ethnic minorities.
www.chinaculture.org /gb/en_map/2003-09/24/content_21639.htm   (399 words)

 Yunnan Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Yunnan has always stood apart from the rest of China, set high in the south western frontier, shielded from the rest of the nation by high mountains.
The diversity of Yunnan, just one of China's 35 Provinces and Special Administrative Regions, makes Yunnan as difficult a place for the modern traveller to come to grips with it as it was for successive dynasties to govern.
West of Kunming the Yunnan plateau rises to serrated, snowbound peaks extending north to Tibet and surrounding the ancient towns of Dali and Lijiang, while farther over is subtropical Dehong near the central border with Myanmar.
www.yunnan-concern.org.uk /yunnan_province.htm   (382 words)

 Xinjiang Province: China Travel Information
Yunnan (Beautiful Clouds in the South) Province is the most southwest region of China bordering the countries of Vietnam, Laos, and Burma.
Yunnan Province borders Guizhou Province and Guangxi Zhang Autonomous Region to the east, Chongqing and Sichuan to the north, and Tibet Autonomous Region to the northwest.
The Naxi (one of 25 ethnic minorities of Yunnan Province) are the predominate population of Lijiang and its surrounding area.
www.travelchinaguide.com /cityguides/yunnan/index.htm   (803 words)

 Capacity Building for Biodiversity Protection in Yunnan, China: a proposal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
There are 792 bird species in Yunnan province at present which amounts to 66.48% of the total bird species of China.
Until the year 1998, 111 nature reserves have been established in Yunnan province since the establishment of the Xishuangbanna Nature Reserve, of which 6 are national nature reserves, 50 are provincial nature reserves and 55 are prefectural and county nature reserves.
Yunnan Environmental Protection Bureau, Yunnan Rare and Endangered Species Breeding Center, Kunming Botanic Garden of China Academy of Science, Kunming Zoology Institute of China Academy of Science and other organizations have carried out a large amount of biodiversity protection study and research.
chinaproject.net /Proposals/biodiversity.shtml   (2130 words)

 Yunnan --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
It is bordered by the Guangxi Zhuangzu Autonomous Region, Guizhou and Sichuan provinces, the Tibet Autonomous Region, Myanmar, Laos, and Vietnam.
It is bordered by the Guangxi Zhuangzu Autonomous Region, Guizhou and Sichuan provinces, the...
The smallest province in southwestern China, Guizhou is bordered by the provinces of Yunnan, Sichuan, and Hunan and by the Guangxi Zhuangzu Autonomous Region.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article?tocId=9277868   (564 words)

 View China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Yunnan Province in Southwest China is bordered by Guizhou and Guangxi in the east, Vietnam and Laos in the south, Burma in the west and Tibet and Sichuan in the north.
It is bordered by Hubei and Hunan in the east, Guizhou and Yunnan in the south, Xizang (Tibet) in the west and Qinghai, Gansu and Shaanxi in the north.
Nanning became the capital of the province in 1949, and in 1958, the capital of the Guangxi Autonomous Region.
www.chinapages.com /culture/chinaview.htm   (13143 words)

 China Biodiversity Network: Publications and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Yunnan Province, due to its special geological location and multi-climate conditions, is an area with an impressive avifauna.
Yunnan is an important migratory route for many migratory birds because it connects Qingzang highland in the north and the middle east peninsula in the south.
But in the long flying route within Yunnan Province, there are many fire nets and traps, distributed in various areas, called "bird hunting mountains" and "bird killing mountains." When the birds are exhausted and confused in their flying directions, the local people make bonfires, attracting the birds by fire light.
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 3. The Malaria Situation (3.6 Yunnan Province, China)
Its topography is so diverse that tropical, subtropical, temperate and plateau climate zones coexist in the same province; 94% of the land area consists of mountains and foothills.
During 1991-1995 the incidence rates of malaria in this province were 5 to 10 times higher than the average national level and the number of cases accounted for 17.5%-30.68% of the total in China.
During the same period, malaria was the second or third leading cause of morbidity of communicable disease in the province.
www.seameo.org /vl/malaria/malaria9.htm   (349 words)

 Yunnan Province China - The Connected Traveler
Yunnan is in the far south near Thailand.
Yunnan duck is not the same as Peking Duck, which I find greasy and digusting.
Yunnan duck is marinated in spices and slow-barbecued in ovens you see all along the road.
www.connectedtraveler.com /yunnan.html   (907 words)

 Cheap car rental Yunnan Province - book discount car hire Yunnan Province, China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Yunnan, on the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau in the southwest of China, is a land of natural beauty and mystery, which covers an area of 394,000 square kilometers with a population of 40,000,000.
Kunming is the transportation hub of the Yunnan Province, with links to all parts of the province via road, rail and air.
Yunnan has also a total of 100,000 kilometers of highway; the third-largest road network in China.
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 China - Greater China Program
Yunnan is home to 75% of Tibetan medicinal herbs and 30 endangered species.
China's Yunnan Province is one of the most biologically and culturally diverse places on Earth.
Learn about the local ecotourism enterprises in northwest Yunnan Province that are being supported by the Conservancy's work in the area.
nature.org /wherewework/asiapacific/china   (272 words)

 YUNNAN PROVINCE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Yunnan also lies in close vicinity to Thailand, Cambodia, Bangladesh and India and is at an average elevation of about 2000 metres.
Kunming is the capital of the Southern province of YUNNAN.
Yunnan is the sixth largest of China's 23 provinces.
www.pearlbeachtravel.com /pbtms_world_tours__private_journeys_of_asia_collection.htm   (763 words)

 Western China - china.org.cn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The potential value of the proven deposits in Yunnan is 3 trillion yuan, 40 percent of which comes from fuel minerals, 7.3 percent from metallic minerals, and 52.7 percent from nonmetallic minerals.
The rivers flowing into the province from outside add 160 billion cubic meters, which means there are more than 10,000 cubic meters of water for each person in the province.
Yunnan Province welcomes foreigners, overseas Chinese and compatriots from Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao to invest in all the economic activities allowed and encouraged by the central government's industrial policy.
www.china.org.cn /e-xibu/2JI/3JI/yunnan/yunnan-ban.htm   (1748 words)

 Vietnam wants closer ties with China's Yunnan province
HANOI - Vietnam's four northern cities and provinces would like to beef up multi-faceted relations with the Chinese province of Yunnan, especially in the construction of an economic corridor involving the five localities.
For his part, Xu expressed his hope that Yunnan and the four Vietnamese localities will create more favorable conditions, especially in the fields of transport and trade, so that they can fully tap their big potential in many sectors, including industry,agriculture, investment and science.
Yunnan attaches great importance to cooperation with the four northern cities and provinces, especially Lao Cai and Hanoi, he said, noting that the two-way trade between the Chinese province and Vietnam rose 36 percent to 220 million US dollars last year.
assoc.wanadoo.fr /patrick.guenin/cantho/vnnews/yunnan.htm   (413 words)

 Yunnan travel and tourism information, hotels and tours in Yunnan
Though the plains of Yunnan were originally the home to numerous aboriginal tribes, Chinese invasions over several centuries pushed them into mountainous areas, where many ethnic groups, direct descendants of those original tribes live today.
China's national power was weakened after it lost the Opium War in 1840, and Yunnan was yielded to British and French imperialism - the French building the Hanoi-Kunming railway line to exploit the province's resources.
The British occupied territory in northwestern Yunnan, and forced China to concede territory in what is now the Myanmar state of Kachin.
www.visit-mekong.com /yunnan   (487 words)

 Yunnan Province travel guide - China travel guide, Yunnan China travel services, Yunnan tours
Located inthe southwest part of China, covering an are of 394,00 square kms, Yunnan Province is averagely 2000 meters above sea level and has a population of 40million.
For Westerners, Yunnan and Kunming are possibly better associated with the Flying Tigers daring pilots who flew "over the hump" from Bengal to help China during the Second World War.
As well as an important province sharing a large part in exporting to the ASEAN countries, Yunnan has been known for its well-developed tourism tourism industry and infrastructure apart from its rich tourist resources.
www.chinaplanner.com /yunnan   (266 words)

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