Yongren County Overview

1. Basic Information of Yongren County

● Chinese Name: 永仁县 

Altitude: 1,530 meters—1,700 meters

● Population: 110,800

Average Temperature: 17.8°C

2. Administrative Division of Yongren County

 Up to 2014, Yongren County has jurisdiction over 4 townships, 3 towns, 63 villages and 652 village groups with a total area of 2189 square kilometers. The 4 townships and 3 towns are: Yongding Town(永定镇), Yijiu Town(宜就镇), Zhonghe Town(中和镇), Lianchi Township(莲池乡), Veide Township(维的乡), Menghu Township(猛虎乡), Yongxing Dai Village(永兴傣族乡).

3. Geography

Yongren County is an inland plateau area with the characteristics of "V" and "W" structure. It is high in the northwest, low in the southeast, and open in the middle, with an average elevation of 1530-1700 meters.

4. Climate

The climate in Yongren is warm and temperate. In winter, there is much more rainfall in Yongren than in summer. The average annual temperature in Yongren is 18.7 °C. The rainfall here averages 838 mm. July is the warmest month of the year. The temperature in July averages 23.9 °C. In January, the average temperature is 11.7 °C. It is the lowest average temperature of the whole year.

5. The Best Time to Go

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

6. Transportation

Yongren County connects Panzhihua City in the north. Since ancient times, it is key place from Yunnan into Sichuan. Yongren County becomes triangle intersection of Kunming, Panzhihua and Chuxiong traffic .

7. Culture

Yongren's national culture includes: historic sites culture, national festival culture, national dress culture, national song and dance culture, national music culture, national living culture, national diet culture, national sports culture, national marriage culture. National funeral culture, national religious culture, Yi Bimo culture, Yi architectural culture.

8. Economy

Yongren County in 2013 achieved 2.03784 billion yuan in gross domestic product. Of these, the added value of the primary industry is 765.38 million yuan, the added value of the secondary industry is 529.11 million yuan, and the added value of the third industry is 743.35 million yuan.

9. Tourism

Yongren is rich in tourist resources. Yongren enjoys natural attractions left in different periods, such as Longhu Gorge and Fangshan Mountain. What's more, Yongren is famous for cultural attractions, such as Jingde Temple, Compound of Xia Family and Huofo Temple.