Chenggong District Overview

Basic information

  • Chinese Name:呈贡
  • Keywords: flower and vegetable production base
  • Location: 12 kilometers away from the southern urban area and 15 kilometers from Changshui International Airport
  • Populatio: 350 Thousand
  • Language: Chinese, Kunming Dialect
  • Chhenggong Annual Average Temperature: 14.7°C 

Administrative Division

Until 2013, Chenggong District has 10 streets, 65 community residents committee and 155 natural villages.


There are high mountains in the southeast and northeast of Chenggong, Yangzonghai and Dianchi in the east and west, high in the east and low in the west. Chenggong area between 1775 and 820 meters above sea level, the highest is the main peak of Liangwangshan, 2820 meters above sea level.


Chenggong has a pleasant climate, which belongs to the monsoon type in the low latitude plateau, with sufficient illumination. The annual average sunshine hours are 2200 hours, the average annual temperature is 14.7 ℃, the coldest monthly average temperature is 7.7 ℃, the maximum monthly mean temperature is 20.6 ℃, the annual frost-free period is 285 days, and the annual average rainfall is 789.6 mm. There is no cold in winter, no heat in summer, the climate is mild.

The Best Time to Go

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

Things to Go

Chenggong District has fully use the advantages of being the main gathering place for colleges and universities in the province, attached great importance to the cooperation between the schools and the land, exploited the local historical and cultural resources, carried out the cultural theme activities of "Creative Chenggong District in 2018", and created high quality. Here are some attractions you could choose to visit, like Laoyuhe Wetland Park in Chenggong District, Peacock Garden of Colorful Yunnan, Colorful Yunnan Scenic Area in Chenggong District, Longtanshan Paleolithic Site of Kunmingese in Chenggong District, etc.


In terms of transportation integration, a series of infrastructure marked by Caiyun Road has been built in Chenggong New area, and Caiyun Road has been fully opened to traffic.


Chenggong has a long history.“Kunming people”live here in the paleolithic age 30,000 years old. During the Spring and Autumn and Warring States period, Chenggong belonged to a central area of ancient Yunnan and created a splendid bronze culture


In 2007-2012, a total of 31 cultural relics were approved for protection at or above the district level, 30 non-heritage items were approved for protection at or above the district level and other 3 cultural sites.


In 2012, Chenggong District realized 10.72 billion yuan of gross domestic product, 907 million yuan of local general budget income, 20.62 billion yuan of investment in fixed assets (including trusteeship area), 2.53 billion yuan of total retail sales of social consumer goods, and 20.62 billion yuan of investment in fixed assets (including trusteeship area). The added value of industry above scale is 3.64 billion yuan, the added value of secondary industry is 4.98 billion yuan, the added value of tertiary industry is 5.24 billion yuan, the added value of non-public economy is 4.2 billion yuan, and the industrial structure has been adjusted to 5.4: 46.1: 48.5 yuan. The per capita disposable income of urban residents in the whole region is 26352 yuan, and the per capita net income of farmers is 10. 991 yuan.


The tourism industry of Chenggong District in 2017 showed a prosperous development trend. According to the statistics of tourism economic development indicators, the tourism income in 2017 was 1.21622 billion yuan, up 43.59% from the same period last year.