Ninger County Overview

1. Basic Information of Ninger County

  • Chinese Name: 宁洱县
  • Area: 3,670 square kilometers
  • Population: 185,700(2010)
  • Zip code: 665000
  • Dialing code: (+86) 0879

2. Where is Ninger County

Ninger Hani and Yi Autonomous County is one of the counties under the jurisdiction of Pu'er City, Yunnan Province of the People's Republic of China. It is located in the southern part of Yunnan Province, in the middle of Pu'er City. It is the southern part of the city, it borders on Simao, Mojiang, Jiangcheng, Jinggu and Zhenyuan across mountains and rivers. It is 370 kilometers away from Kunming, the capital of Yunnan, in the north. It is 33 kilometers away from Simao District, the seat of Puer in the south. The total area of Ninger County is 3,670 square kilometers.

3. Administrative Divisions of Ninger County

Ninger Hani and Yi Autonomous County has jurisdiction over 6 Towns, 3 Townships , 85 village committees, 4 residents committees.

  • 6 Towns: Ninger Town(宁洱镇), Mohei Town(磨黑镇), Tongxin Town(同心镇), Dehua Town(德化镇), Mengxian Town(勐先镇), Meizi Town(梅子镇)
  • 3 Townships: Puyi Township(普义乡), Liming Township(黎明乡) and Dean Township(德安乡)

4. Ethnic People of Ninger County

In Ninger County, there are many ethnic groups, including Yi, Hani, Bulang, Dai, Bai, Lahu, Wa.

5. Climate and Weather of Ninger County

Ninger County belongs to the south subtropical mountain monsoon climate, with climates such as tropical, mid-subtropical and southern temperate zones. The annual average temperature is 18.2℃, the average temperature in the hottest month (June) is 22℃, the average temperature in the coldest month (January) is 12℃.

6. Best Time to Visit Ninger County

It is suitable to visit Ninger County all year round. Like many other cities in Yunnan, Ninger 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 Ninger at any time.

7. What to Do in Ninger County

Within the territory, there are over 10 scenic plots such as the Former Residence of Yang Likun, Oath Monument of National and Ethnic Solidarity and Chaantang Ancient Tea Horse Caravan Relics. Traditional villages and ethnic towns also are must-see attractions in Ninger, such as Shangxuande Village, Bengzha Village, Kunlushan Village and Nakeli Village in Ninger County.

8. How to Get to Ninger County

Ninger County can be accessible by long-distance bus. Tourists can take long-distance buses to Ninger from Kunming, Menghai, Jinghong, Mengla, etc.

9. History of Ninger County

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