Jiangcheng County Overview

1. Basic Information of Jiangcheng County

  • Chinese Name: 江城县
  • Area: 3,544 square kilometers
  • Population: 113,781(2012)
  • Zip code: 665900
  • Dialing code: (+86) 0879

2. Where is Jiangcheng County

Jiangcheng Hani and Yi Autonomous County is an autonomous county under the jurisdiction of Pu'er City, in southern Yunnan, China. Located in the southern part of Yunnan Province, Jiangcheng County is bordered by Vietnam and Laos. The border line is 183 kilometers long. It is the only county in Yunnan Province that borders Laos and Vietnam. its seat, the town of Menglie (勐烈镇), is 520 km away from Kunming and 145 km from Simao District, the municipal seat of Pu'er. 

3. Administrative Divisions of Jiangcheng County

Jiangcheng Hani and Yi Autonomous County has jurisdiction over 5 towns, 2 townships. The seat of Jiangcheng County is Menglie Street.

  • 5 Towns: MenglieTown(勐烈镇), Zhengdong Town(整董镇), Kangping Town(康平镇), Baocang Town(宝藏镇), Qushui Town(曲水镇)
  • 2 Townships: Guoqing Township(国庆乡), Jiahe Township(嘉禾乡)

4. Ethnic People of Jiangcheng County

By the end of 2012, there were 25 ethnic groups in Jiangcheng County, including 6 ethnic groups including the Yi, Han, Yi, Yao, Hani and Lahu nationalities.

5. Climate and Weather of Jiangcheng County

Located at an altitude of above 1,100 m (3,600 ft), Jiangcheng, as with many places of southern Yunnan, has a warm humid subtropical climate, with muddled distinction between the seasons and daytime temperatures remaining warm year-round.

6. Best Time to Visit Jiangcheng County

It is suitable to visit Jiangcheng County all year round. Like many other cities in Yunnan, Jiangcheng is a place where the seasons are like spring. There is no cold, no heat, warm and humid, especially suitable for human habitation, so you can go to Jiangcheng at any time.

7. What to Do in Jiangcheng County

Within the territory, there are over 10 scenic plots such as Hushidi Park(湖湿地公园), Jiangcheng County Martyrs(江城县烈士陵园), Jiangcheng County Workers Garden (江城县职工园林), Mangyang Temple(芒养佛寺), Shanshen Temple Yakou Warfare Battle Ground (山神庙垭口阻击战战斗地) and so on.

8. How to Get to Jiangcheng County

Jiangcheng County can be accessible by long-distance bus. There is a Passenger Transport Bus Station in Jiangcheng County. Tourists can take long-distance buses to Jiangcheng from Kunming, Mengban, Jinggu, Simao, etc.

9. History of Jiangcheng County

Before 109 BC, the present Jiangcheng County was the southern boundary of the ancient Dai Country “Mengdaguang(勐达光)”(Ailao Country in Chinese).