Shuangbai County Overview

‣ Basic Information of Shuangbai County

● Chinese Name: 双柏县

● Key Words

Altitude:556 meters—2,946meters

● Population: 159,700

Average Temperature:15°C

‣ Administrative Division 

Shuangbai county’s jurisdiction is over 5 town, 3 townships: Suidian Town(妥甸镇), Dazhuang Town(大庄镇), Fabiao Town(法脿镇), Ejia Town(鄂嘉镇), Damaidi Town(大麦地镇), Anlongbao Township(安龙堡乡), Ainishan Township(爱尼山乡), Dutian Township(独田乡).

‣ Geography

Shuangbo County does not have a square kilometer of intact flat dam, the mountainous area of the land area is 99.7%. The territory's highest elevation of 2946 meters, the lowest elevation of 556 meters, relative height difference of 2390 meters.

‣ Climate

The climate is warm and temperate in Shuangbai. The winters are rainier than the summers in Shuangbai. According to Köppen and Geiger, this climate is classified as Csa. The average annual temperature in Shuangbai is 18.6 °C. The rainfall here averages 829 mm.

‣ The Best Time to Go

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

‣ Transportation

The mileage of Shuangbai highway is 4976 km, and there is no national highway in the territory. There are four provincial roads with a total length of 190.9 km, including 40.1 km of Grade IV highway, 127.9 km of third-grade highway, 22.9 km of second-class highway, and 22.9 km of road surface hardening rate. Access rate, patency rate reached 100.

‣ Economy

In 2017, Shuangbai County achieved a total GDP of 376.16 million yuan, an increase of 12.3% at comparable prices, 0.1 percentage points higher than the previous year. Among them, the added value of the primary industry was 1080.57 million yuan, an increase of 6.2%, an increase of 0.2 percentage points over the previous year; the added value of the secondary industry was 982.3 million yuan, an increase of 20%, a decrease of 1.3 percentage points over the previous year. The third industry added value of 1 billion 698 million 690 thousand yuan, an increase of 12%, unchanged from last year.

‣ Festival

With a long history, Shuangbai County enjoys lots of unique located festivals and activities, such as Flower Street Festival, Hunting God Festival and Dragon Boat Festival.

‣ Tourism


There are rich tourism resources in Shuangbai County. Shuangbai County enjoys natural attractions left in different periods, such as Jimu Lake in Shuangbai County, Baizhu Mountain and Shibei Mountain in Shuangbai County. What's more, Shuangbai County is famous for cultural attractions, such as Ejia Rice Terraces in Shuangbai County and Ancestral Temple of Su Family. Traditional villages and ethnic towns also attract many tourist to Shuangbai County, such as Lifang Village of Fabiao Town, Ejia Town of Shuangbai County and Ejia Old Town in Shuangbai County.