Jinning District Overview

‣ Basic Information of Jinning District

● Chinese Name:晋宁区

● Key Words

Altitude:1,340meters—2,648 meters

● Population: 300,000

Average Temperature:14.8°C

‣ Administrative Division of Jinning District

In 2014, Jinning District has one sub-district office (Kunyang Subdistrict:昆阳街道), five towns (Jincheng Town:晋城镇, Xinjie Town:新街镇, Erjie Town:二街镇, Shangsuan Town:上蒜镇, Liujie Town:六街镇), two nationality townships (Shuanghe Yi Nationality Township:双河彝族乡), Xiyang Yi Nationality Township:夕阳彝族乡), 129 village committees and 6 residents committees. The government in Kunyang is located in No.365, Zhenghe Road.

‣ Geography

The topography of Jinning area belongs to the Zhongshan zone of shallow cut in the central Yunnan Plateau. The topography is high in the south and low in the north. The elevation of Daliangzi Mountain in the south is 2648 meters, which is the highest point of the whole area, and the Xiaobanhe in the west is 1340 meters above sea level, which is the lowest point of the whole area. Eastern Guanling Mountains of the Heihan Mountain (2494 meters above sea level), Tiger Mountain (2629 meters above sea level) from the south and north vertical span Jinning District, Chengjiang County. Toad Mountain (2511 m above sea level), Daheishan (2373 m above sea level) Hengyuan Kunyang Dam southwest. Central Dianchi Lake for the lakeside basin, 1888 meters above sea level.

‣ Climate

Jinning District belongs to the north subtropical monsoon climate zone of low latitude plateau. Spring and winter are sometimes dry and slightly cold; Summer and autumn are humidity, without hot phenomenon.

‣ The Best Time to Go

With favorable weather all year round, Jinning District 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.

‣ Culture

Jinning District is the birthplace of Yunnan culture, the capital of Yunnan, the center of ancient Yunnan bronze culture, the hometown of navigator Zheng he.

‣ Economy

In 2015, the gross domestic product of JinningDistrict reached 11.292 billion yuan, with an average annual growth of 12.1 yuan, an increase of 7.9 yuan over 2014, a per capita gross domestic product of 37828 yuan, and a general public budget income of 1.582 billion yuan, an increase of 6.8 yuan over 2014, and an accumulative total of 54.313 billion yuan of fixed assets investment above the scale.

‣ Festival

With a long history, Jinning District enjoys lots of unique located festivals and activities, such as Dragon Boat Festival, Horse Running festival, Torch Festival.

‣ Tourism

In 2015, Jinning District received 2.7903 million domestic and foreign tourists, an increase of 17.3% over 2014, and a comprehensive income of 37.959 million yuan, an increase of 13.6% over 2014.

The main tourist attractions in Jinning District are Panlong Temple, Puzhao Temple, Baoquan Temple, Zheng he Park, Shizhai Mountain Ancient Tombs, Meishu Village Nature Reserve, Walnut Garden "Yi Family Music" Eco-tourism Scenic area, and Jingyuan Wetland Park, Dahe Estuary Wetland, etc. In the second Tourism Integration and Innovation Forum and the 2014 most beautiful China list, Jinning District won the title of "2014 most beautiful China list-the most beautiful tourist destination city in China".