Fumin County Overview
Fumin County is under jurisdiction of Kunming City, Yunnan Province. It is an important town to the middle of Yunnan from Sichuan and Northern Yunnan since ancient times,which is known as the “the key of northern Yunnan”.
Where is Fumin?
It is located in Kunming,the capital of Yunnan Province in the northwest.It is 23 km away from Kunming.
The East is adjacent to Songming and Xundian, and the north is connected with the mountains and rivers of Luquan. The West connects with Lufeng and Wuding, and south to Xishan District.
The Location of Fumin County
Location of Fumin County (pink) and Kunming prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province of China
|993 km2 (383 sq mi)|
|140/km2 (370/sq mi)|
- Chinese Name:富民
- Keywords:the key of northern Yunnan
- Location:23 kilometers away from Kunming downtown in the northwest
- Population:140 Thousand
- Language: Chinese, Kunming Dialect, Yi Ethnic Language
- Fumin Annual Average Temperature:15.8°C
The climate in Fumin County changes greatly so that it's known as “one mountain has four seasons, different weather within 10 kilometers”. Fumin County's climate is typical low-latitude subtropical plateau monsoon climate with an average annual temperature of 15.8°C (60.44℉) . The rainfall in Fumin is significant, with precipitation even during the driest month.
Fumin County administers Yongding Town（永定镇）,Daying Town（大营镇）,Chilu Villag（赤鹭乡),Yongding Town（永定镇） Luomian Yi Nationality and Miao Nationality Village(罗免彝族苗族乡, Sandan Village(散旦乡), Kuanzhuang Village(款庄乡), Dongcun Village(东村乡).
Fumin County has jurisdiction over 2 towns and 5 townships (including 1 ethnic township):
- Yongding Town(永定镇), Daying Town（大营镇）
- Luomian Yi and Miao Ethnic Township（罗免彝族苗族乡）, Chijiu Township(赤鹫乡), Dongcun Township（东村乡）, Kuanzhuang Township（款庄）, and Sundan Township（散旦乡）
There are Yi,,Bai,Dai,Zhuang,Miao,Hui,Lisu,Lahu and other monorities in Fumin County.
‣ What to See in Fumin
hanghedong Scenic Area is located 4 kilometers southwest of Fumin County. The famous geographer Xu Xiake once visited this cave. Shanghedong Scenic Area is a good place for tourism, sightseeing, adventure, and rock climbing. It has received 50,000 visitors each year.
Longna River Valley is located 20 kilometers west of Fumin County. Longna River Valley was originated from the Longzha Dam Reservoir, which was built in the 1970s. When the Longzha Dam Reservoir was built, people from nearby all came to the reservoir area and participated in the construction of the dam. Now days it became a scenic area and used for recreational purpose.
‣ What to Eat in Fumin
Bean Cake is one of the favorite snacks for Fumin people. Crush the green beans into a mush and wrap them with rice flour. Put some sesame oil in the pan,after the oil is hot, slowly put the crushed beans into the pan and fry until both sides are golden.The Bean Cake is ready to serve now, slowly chewed it and feel the sweetness of rice.
Preserved collybia albuminosa is a special product of Fumin County. It’s golden yellow or brown, with fine texture, aromatic mellow, soft and refreshing taste, long lasting reputation.
‣ Recommended Fumin Hotels
Pearl Hotel （明珠宾馆）
Dingsheng Business Hotel(鼎盛商务酒店）
• Consumption Level in Fumin
The consumption level in Fumin is not high compared to other counties in Kunming. Accommodation, traffic and catering costs are not expensive but float greatly between slack season and busy season. Most of the expenses are spent on the tickets for scenic spot.
Fumin County Culture
Fumin County has been established for more than 700 years. Generations of Yi, Bai, Dong, Zhuang, Miao, Hui, Yi, Lahu, Dong, Naxi, Yao, Tibetan, Jingpo, Bulang, Buyi, Achang, Hani,...