Wuhua District Overview

‣ Basic Information of Wuhua District

● Chinese Name:五华区

● Key Words: Cultural District

Altitude:1,670 meters—2,527 meters

● Population: 876,000

Average Temperature:15°C (59°F)

‣ Administrative Division of Wuhua District

 By 2016, Wuhua District has 10 streets, 88 communities and 214 village groups. 

10 streets are Hua Mountain street(华山街道), Huguo street(护国街道), Daguan Street(大观街道), Longxiang Street(龙翔街道), Fengning Street(丰宁街道), Lianhua Street(莲华街道), Red Cloud street(红云街道), Heilinpu street(黑林铺街道), Phuji Street(普吉街道), Westzhu street(西翥街道).

‣ Geography

Wuhua area is high in the northwest, low in the southeast. The landscape of Wuhua District is complex and varied, with an average elevation of 1887 meters. There are Mianshan Mountain, Lotus Leaf Mountain, Baini Mountain, Guogai Mountain, Yuantong Mountain, Zubanshan Mountain, Wuhua Mountain and other dotted mountains.

‣ Climate

Wuhua District is a monsoonal climate in the subtropical plateau at low latitude of northern latitude. The sunshine is long, the frost period is short, the annual average temperature is 15 ℃, the annual sunshine is about 2200 hours, the frost-free period is more than 240 days, and the annual precipitation is 1035mm.

‣ The Best Time to Go

With favorable weather all year round, Wuhua 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

With Wuhua District's rapid economic development and gradually promoting facilities, the transportation is becoming more and more convenient. Tourists can go to the Northwest Bus Terminal to take  passenger cars to Chuxiong Prefecture, Panzhihua City, Lijiang City Huaping County, Yuxi City Yimen County and Anning City. In urban areas, subways, buses, taxis, various kinds of shared transport tools are all available in Wuhua District.

‣ Culture

In 2016, 8 streets in Wuhua District have set up sharing engineering basic-level sites, 83 communities have set up community cultural service points, and 10434 readers have been received in the electronic reading room. Determine Cuihu West Road, Loess Slope and other five pilot communities to carry out "zero distance" services. A total of 273 exhibitions were held at cultural stations at all levels in the region, with 15412 visitors; 263 cultural activities with 40844 participants; and 117 training courses with 3978 participants.

‣ Economy

In 2016, the regional gross domestic product of Wuhua District reached 98.547 billion yuan, up 7 percent from 2015, accounting for 22.9 percent of the city's GDP; the per-capita regional gross domestic product reached 113000 yuan. The structural ratios of the first, second and third industries were 0.2and 48.8%, respectively. The per capita disposable income of urban residents was 37509 yuan, up 8% from 2015, while that of rural residents was 16217 yuan, up 9.4% from 2015.

‣ Festival

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

‣ Tourism

A few years, with the increase in the number of tourists, Wuhua Distric economic benefits are rising year by year. At present, there are 12 star-rated hotels in the region, more than 70 travel agencies,and nearly 50 agritainments and villa resorts. The relatively complete infrastructure and service system runs through the whole region.