Panlong District Overview

‣ Basic Information of Panlong District

● Chinese Name: 盘龙区

● Key Words

Altitude: 1,500 meters—2,800 meters

● Population: 809,881

Average Temperature:15°C (59°F)

‣ Administrative Division of Panlong District

Panlong District has 12 subdistricts, a total of 67 communities and 32 village committees.

12 Subdistricts: Tuodong Subdistrict(拓东街道), Gulou Subdistrict(鼓楼街道), Donghua Subdistrict(东华街道), Lianmeng Subdistrict(联盟街道), Jinchen Subdistrict(金辰街道), Qingyun Subdistrict(青云街道), Longquan Subdistrict(龙泉街道), Ciba Subdistrict(茨坝街道), Songhua Subdistrict(松华街道), Shuanglong Subdistrict(双龙街道), Dianyuan Subdistrict(滇源街道), Aziying Subdistrict(阿子营街道).

 ‣ Geography

The central elevation of Panlong District is about 1891 m. The highest point in Kunming is Mamanling in Gongwangshan, which is 4247.7 m above sea level, and the lowest point in Kunming is the confluence of Jinsha River and Pudu River, which is 746 m above sea level. The area is located in the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau, the total terrain is high in the north and low in the south, and gradually decreases from north to south. Central uplift, east and west sides of the lower.

 ‣ Climate

The annual average temperature in Panlong District is 14.9 ℃, the extreme maximum temperature is 31.5 ℃, and the extreme minimum temperature is -7.8 ℃. The average annual precipitation is about 1000.5 mm, the maximum monthly rainfall is 208.3 mm, the maximum daily rainfall is 153.3 mm.

‣ The Best Time to Go

With favorable weather all year round, Panlong 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.

‣ Transportation

Panlong District is the core area of traffic development in Kunming. There is the largest bus parking lot in the southwest of the city. And the Northern Passenger Station of Kunming is the first class passenger transport station.


Panlong District has a long history and splendid ancient culture. As early as 30,000 years ago, there were ancient human activiting in Panlong. As far back as the Neolithic Age, this place had become a breeding ground for human beings.

‣ Economy

Panlong District's GDP reached 49.729 billion yuan in 2014, up 8.4 percent year on year, 0.3 percentage points higher than the city's average. Of these, the added value of the primary industry was 484 million yuan, an increase of 1 yuan over the same period last year; the added value of the second industry was 14.522 billion yuan, up 11.4 yuan from the same period last year; and the added value of the tertiary industry was 34.723 billion yuan, up 7.1 yuan from the same period last year.

‣ Festival

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

‣ Tourism

Among many tourist attrctions in Panlong District, there are two national 4A class tourist areas (Expo Park, Jindian Scenic Spot), 1 national forest park (Jindian Forest Park), 1 provincial nature reserve (Songhuaba Dam Nature Reserve), 2 national key cultural relic conservation units (Taihe Palace, Zhenqingguan Taoist Temple), 5 provincial key cultural relic conservation units ( Heilonggong Palace, the mausoleum of Sayyid Shams al-Din‘Umar, Martyr’s Tombs of Wang Desan, Wucheng, Ma Dengyun, the mausoleum of Qianfeng, Tanhua Temple).