Mouding County Overview

‣ Basic Information of Mouding County

● Chinese Name: 牟定县

Altitude: 1,140 meters—2,870 meters

● Population: 208,700

Average Temperature: 15.8°C

‣ Administrative Division of Mouding County

Mouding county’s jurisdiction is over 4 town, 3 townships: Gonghe Town(共和镇), Xinqiao Town(新桥镇), Jiangpo Town(江坡镇), Fengtun Town(凤屯镇), Panmiao Township(蟠猫乡), Xvjie Township(戌街乡), Anle Township(安乐乡).

‣ Geography

Mouding County has beautiful mountains and rivers, vertical and horizontal peaks. The terrain is high in the northwest and low in the southeast. The highest elevation is 2897 meters, the lowest elevation is 1140. The mountain area accounts for 90% of the total area of Mouding County.

‣ Climate

Mouding County belongs to subtropical monsoon climate, which has abundant sunshine and mild climate. The rainfall averages about 872 mm annually, and annual average temperature is 15.8℃. 

‣ The Best Time to Go

With favorable weather all year round, Mouding County is a beautiful place worth traveling, especially from March to October-the best time to visit Mouding when blooming flowers, ripe fruits and festival activities all gather together.

‣ Transportation

The added value of the transportation post industry was 30.23 million yuan, an increase of 13.1 yuan over the previous year. Of this total, the added value of the transportation industry was 29.36 million yuan, up by 13.2 percent.


Mouding County as always been known as "Chinese Yi Culture Grand View Garden", "Oriental Homeland of Human Beings" and "World Dinosaur Land". Through the accumulation of history and the development of the nation, the Yi nationality of Mouding County has formed a unique and rich folk culture.

‣ Economy

In 2013, the gross domestic product (GDP) of Mouding County reached 356.29 million yuan, an increase of 13.3 percent over 2012. Among them, the added value of the primary industry was 102.69 million yuan, an increase of 7.2 percent; the added value of the secondary industry was 127.87 million yuan, an increase of 21.4 percent; and the added value of the tertiary industry was 1262.47 billion yuan, an increase of 9.4 percent.

‣ Tourism

Mouding County is rich in tourist resources. Mouding County enjoys natural attractions left in different periods, such as   Qingfeng Lake, Huafo Mountain and Nanshan Park in Mouding County. What's more, Mouding County is famous for cultural attractions, such as Sanqing Pavillion, Bhuddist Pagodas Museum and Baolian Temple in Mouding County.