Shiping County

Shiping County Overview

Chinese Name: 石屏县 English IPA: Shiping County Location: South of Yunnan Province Population (city): 300300 Language: Yunnan Dialect and Mandarin Zip code: Tel code: Time zone:

Shiping county(石屏县) is one of the counties under the jurisdiction of Honghe Prefecture in Yunnan Province. It is located in the south of Yunnan and the northwest of Honghe Prefecture. Up to 2014, Shiping county has jurisdiction over 7 towns and 2 townships, covering an area of 3,037 square kilometers, of which 94.6% are in mountainous areas, and is a traditional agricultural county. In 2008, the population of Shiping county was 300,300, and the population of ethnic minorities was over 50%. In 2010, the GDP of Shiping county was 2.676 billion yuan. The main tourist attractions in Shiping county are Shiping Xiushan Mountain and Yilong lake. Shiping county is called “Hometown of Citrus”, “Hometown of Bayberry”, ” A Land of Abundance”, “Hometown of Tofu”, “Hometown of Song and Dance”.

Highlights of Shiping County

1. Cultural Landscapes: There are provincial culture relic protection sites, the Former Residence of Yuan Jiagu, Yuping Academy, Laihe Pavillion, Ancestral Temple of Zheng Family, Folk House of Chen Family, as well as national culture relic protection sites, Qihe Tower and Ancestral Temple of Chen Family.

2. Natural Landscapes: The main natural landscapes in Shiping county are Shiping Xiushan Mountain, Yilong lake and various traditional ethnic villages.

3. Ethnic Minorities: There are about 60% minorities people in Shiping County. Yi minority is the main minority, accounting for 54% of the whole county population.

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    Shiping County Attractions

    Attractions in Shiping County are the combination of natural landscapes and cultural landscapes. Tourists can not only enjoy natural scenery like Yilong Lake & Lotus Garden, Bayberry Garden, Shiping Xiushan Mountain, Ten Thousand Mu Dragon Fruit and so on, but also experience Chinese history and ancient architectural style in the Former Residence of Yuan Jiagu, Yuping Academy, Laihe Pavillion, Ancestral Temple of Zheng Family, Folk House of Chen Family, etc. With beautiful scenery, profound history and pleasant weather, it is an ideal [...]

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    Shiping County Tours

    Shiping County borders Jianshui County in the east. Shiping County Tours are usually combined with the hot destinations such as Jianshui and Yuanyang. More than 50% population in Shiping County are Yi people. In addition, there are various historical relics, natural scenery and ethnic villages in Shiping County. Therefore, our Shiping County tour packages are involved in ethnic culture, history and landscapes. Various tourism themes can be chosen in Shiping County tours, such as ethnic minority discovery tour, photography tour, Yuanyang Hani rice [...]

    Climate & When to Go

    Climate & When to Go, Shiping County , China Climate & When to Go

    Shiping County is located on the low-latitude plateau area with typical monsoon climate and distinct three-dimensional climate. Shiping climate belongs to subtropical plateau and mountain monsoon climate. The county has superior natural conditions and abundant resources. Due to sufficient sunshine and rainfall, it has the advantage of developing tropical and subtropical crops. 1. Temperature and Precipitation Its annual average temperature is 18.3℃, and annual rainfall is 786-1116 mm. Annual sunshine duration is 2176 hours and annual average relative humidity is 75%. According [...]

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    Transportation, Shiping County , China Transportation

    Line 323 of national road(Jijie-Shiping Express Highway and under construction of Shiping-Yangwu Express Highway) runs through Shiping County, west to Lincang and Xishuangbanna. Provincial road, Gaohong Highway, south to Honghe County, north to Tonghai County of Yuxi, runs through Shiping County from south to north. How to Get in Shiping County You have two ways to get in Shiping County, long-distance bus and train. 1. By Long-distance Bus There are 13 non-stop buses a day from Kunming South Bus Station to Shiping Bus Terminal. [...]

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    Festivals and Activities

    Shiping county is dominated by Han nationality and ethnic minorities make up about 60% of the whole population. Ethnic minorities include Yi, Hui, Dai, Hani, etc, living in Shiping County for generations. Each ethnic group in Shiping County created its own festivals. Here below are some festivals and activities in Shiping County. 1. The Torch Festival of Yi Ethnic Minority It is the grandest festival of Yi people. Every year on the 24th day of the 6th lunar month, Yi villages are all to prepare a big feast [...]

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    Travel Tips

    Shiping County travel tips provide some considerations when traveling in Shiping County, which can help you to prepare a trip. Useful Numbers Fire: 119 Police: 110 Ambulance: 120 Postal Code: 662200 Weather Forecast: 121 Area Code: 0873(+86) Consumer Complaint: 12315 Telephone Number Inquiry: 114 Tourist Complaint: 0873-4859524 Dressing and Sunscreen According to the recording of data, years of annual average temperature are 18 ℃, annual average sunshine duration is 2308.4 hours. What's more, Shiping lies on low-latitude plateau, ultraviolet ray is strong, you need to bring sunglasses, sun cream and sunhat to prevent the strong sunshine. Mountain area in [...]

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    Useful Maps

    If we go to somewhere new, maps are good supporter for us. To help you have a better understanding of Shiping County, Honghe Shiping County Maps provide you some useful maps like Shiping County Map, Shiping Tourist Attraction Map, Shiping Transportation Map, Shiping Location Map and Shiping Region Map, etc.  [...]

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    Shiping County Accommodation

    In Shiping County, finding a favorable hotel to stay is not a problem, and tourists can stay at the hotels which are in the surrounding counties, like Jianshui County and Honghe County. Here are some hotels in Shiping County. Hotels in Shiping County 1. Shiping Tianyi Hotel石屏天逸酒店 Address: Jishi(Jijie-Shiping) Express Highway, Shiping County石屏县鸡石高速路 Tel: 0873-4851777 Starting Price: 296 CNY 2. Shiping Mingdian Holiday Hotel石屏名典假日酒店 Address: Near Zhouya Old Street, Yilong Town, Shiping County石屏县异龙镇州衙老街旁 Tel: 0873-4846188/0873-4846199 Starting Price: 124 CNY 3. Shiping Jianyuan Hotel石屏建源酒店 Address: Near Gaochong Reservoir, Shiping County石屏县高冲水库 Tel: 0873-4863877 Starting Price: 260 CNY 4. Longyun Yangshenggu石屏龙韵养生谷 Address: Close [...]

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