Funing County Overview
Funing, located in southeast of Yunnan Province, is the important gate to Guangxi and Guangdong. There are 6 nationalities in Funing County, covering Zhuang, Han, Miao, Yao, Yi and Gelao. It is also the essential part of Youjiang Revolutionary Base founded by Deng Xiaoping. Funing was titled as old revolutionary base area by the Central Government. Enjoying the natural treasures, fertile land, charming mountains and rivers, it is the ideal tourist destination.
Chinese Name: 富宁县
English Name: Funing County
Population: 796,100 persons (by the end of 2012)
Nationalities: Zhuang, Yi, Yao, Miao, Gelao, Han
Post Code: 663400
Phone Area Code: 0876
The Prefix of Motor Vehicle License Plate : 云H
he Prefix of Citizen Identity Card Number: 532627
Area Coverage: 5459 square kilometers;
Seat of Government: Xinhua Town 新华镇
Funing County was under the administration of Gouding County in the ancient time. It was a part of Zangke Prefecture in West Han Dynasty. After the establishment of the People's Republic of China, it still was called as Funing County since it was entitled as Funing in 1927. Funing County was administrated by Wenshan Zhuang and Miao Autonomous Prefecture in 1958.
Funing County is located in Wenshan Zhuang and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China. Funing County is located on the southeast of Yunnan Province, bordering on Miaowang and Tongwen County of Vietnam, adjacent to Youjiang, Xilin, Tianlin, Napo and Jingxing county in Guangxi, connecting to Guangnan County and Malipo Counry in the West. Mountainous area accounts for 96% of total land area, paralleled with plateaus, mountains, hills, basins. Among them, plateaus distribute in the southwest, mountains distribute in the mid and north area.
Funing County enjoys the subtropical monsoon climate. The climate in Funing County is warm and temperate. The rainfall in Funing is significant, with precipitation even during the driest month. This location is classified as Cfa by Köppen and Geiger. The average temperature in Funing is 20.5 °C. The average annual rainfall is 1302 mm.
Highways are the major means of transportation in Funing County. There are also the high-speed train. Also you can choose the air. Almost all buses of the two Passenger Transportation Stations are installed with air-conditioners, and are in good conditions. In general, it is convenient for travelers to get in Funing Coounty and get around.
There is no luxury and star-level hotel in Funing County. If you want a better stay, you can stay in Wenshan City.
Funing County, emphasizes on ethnic culture and charming landscape which is away from the hustle and bustle of the metropolis. Travelers can enjoy the leisurely life pace in the ethnic villages. There are also top attractions of Funing County like Tuoniangjiang River, Tianhu Lake Scenic Area, Qinghuadong Scenic Area and Puyang Waterfall in Funing County.
As of 2013, there are 5 ethnic groups in Funing County, including Zhuang, Miao, Yao, Yi and Gelao. The ethnic people reach 317456, representing 75.9% of total population of Funing County. Zhuang as the main ethnic group here, they develop the Zhuang Drama and keep their traditional culture, such as the Longrui Festival deriving from labor work.
As of 2013, Funing County administers 6 towns and 7 townships, including Xinhua Town(新华镇), Guichao Town(归朝镇), Boyi Town(剥隘镇), Lida Town(里达镇), Tianpeng Town(田蓬镇), Muyang Town(木央镇), Banlun Township(板仑乡), Gula Township(谷拉乡), Zhesang Township(者桑乡), Naneng Township(那能乡), Dongbo Yao Ethnic Township(洞波瑶族乡), Ayong Township(阿用乡) and Huajia Township(花甲乡).
What to Eat in Funing County
Sanqi Steaming Pot Chicken, Wenshan (文山汽锅鸡)
Dyed Glutinous Rice (壮家花糯米)
Termjte Mushroon (富宁鸡枞)
Sanqi Stew Black-bone Chicken (三七乌骨鸡)
What to Buy in Funing County
Termjte Mushroon (富宁鸡枞)
Funing Anise (富宁八角)
Funing Tea (富宁茶叶)