Malong District Overview

1.Basic information

Chineses name: 马龙

Location: East of Yunnan 

Language: Southwestern Mandarin - Yunnan Dialect

Population: 210,000

Nationalities: Han, Yi, Miao, Hui

Area: 1614 square kilometers

Zip code: 655100

Area code: 0874

2.Geographical Location

Malong district is affiliated to the eastern part of Yunnan Province, between Kunming and Qilin District of Qujing City. It borders Qilin District and Zhanyi County in the east and northeast, Luliang County and Yiliang County in the south, and Yuming and Xun in the west and northwest.


Malong district is located at east longitude 103 ° 16 '- 103 ° 45', north latitude25 ° 08 '- 25 ° 37', and the average sea level is 2050 meters, and the annual average temperature is 13.6 degrees Celsius. It is the fortress of east of Yunnan, a strategic place of ancient and modern times. The Long March of the Red Army once passed through Malone and left precious cultural relics. In ancient times, the saying that "the cars are so many like the flowing water and the horses are so many like a dragon" can be seen in its ancient prosperity. High-quality flue-cured tobacco enjoys a high reputation in China and it is a high-quality apple base county in Yunnan province.


In the second year of the Western Han Dynasty, it was placed in Tongyu County and belonged to Yizhou County. In Shuhan, Western Jin, Song and Qi period were called Tonglu County, and it belonged to Jianning County. At the beginning of the Tang Dynasty, it was renamed Tongqi County and belonged to Nanning Prefecture. At the time of Nanzhao Kingdom, it was the yoke of the crotch. In Dali Kingdom it was the home of the Nagou Department. At the beginning of the Yuan Dynasty, thousand households were set up. In the thirteenth year of the Yuan Dynasty, the Longquan County of Malong Prefecture was established as Qujing Road. During Ming and Qing Dynasty it was Qujing House. In the 18th year of the Republic of China, it was called Malong district. In March 1950, Malong district was established. In October 1958, it was merged into Qujing County. It was relocated in July 1961.

5.Administrative Division

There are 5 districts and 5 towns in Malong Subdistrict of Qujing: Tongquan Subdistrict (通泉街道), Wangjiazhuang Subdistrict (王家庄街道), Jiuxian Subdistrict (旧县街道), Zhang'andun Subdistrict (张安屯街道), Jitoucun Subdistrict (鸡头村街道), Maguohe Town(马过河镇), Maming Town(马鸣乡), Yuewang Town(月望乡), Nazhang Town(纳章镇)and Dazhuang Town(大庄乡).

6.Ethnic Groups

There were Yi, Bai, Hui, Yao and Buyi ethnic groups living in Malong district.


Luliang County is 1840 meters above sea level. It belongs to the subtropical plateau monsoon type dry winter and summer wet climate zone. It has the characteristics of no cold in winter, no heat in summer, warm and dry in spring, cool and humid in autumn. The annual average temperature is 5326, and the annual average temperature is 14.7 °C. The accumulated temperature is 5326 ° C, the annual rainfall is 900-1000 mm, the frost-free period is 249 days, the annual sunshine hours are 2442.5 hours, and the annual solar radiation is 125.2 kcal/cm 2 .

8.Best time to Visit

The climate is warm and temperate in Fuyuan. So people can go to Fuyuan in every seasons, but it is better to go in Spring, Summer and Winter. The weather is good to visit the attractions and people can enjoy different views.


The transportation system of Malong district is quite convenient for visitors to get access to the city center, with the Bus station operating, the buses running to and from many places.


Malong Food is mostly about mushrooms, there're many kinds of mushroom food. In addition, there're many other food that are quite different from the others, such as the Allium chinense

11.Top Attractions

Malong District Attractions will bring you to explore the beauty of nature, and Malong attractions are also very convenient since its transportation network has been developed. People can go to Wanmu Caoshan Grassland, Maguohe Scenic Area, Zhuge Mountain, Yehuagou Valley and Xianglu Mountain.