Yongshan County

Yongshan County Overview

Chinese Name: 永善县 English IPA: Yongshan Location: northeast of Yunnan province, southwest of China Population (city): 475,900 Language: Southwestern Mandarin - Yunnan Dialect Zip code: Tel code: Time zone:

Yongshan County (永善县) is located in Zhaotong Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China. Yongshan County, which belongs to Zhaotong City , is located in the northeast of Yunnan Province. There are a China’s second largest, the world’s third largest hydropower station, with a total installed capacity of 12.6 million kilowatts – the location of Xiluodu Hydropower Station. The county government is located in Xiluodu Town, 680 kilometers southwest of Kunming, the provincial capital, and 200 kilometers south of Zhaoyang District, Zhaotong City Government. It is located on the northwestern edge of Zhongshan Mountain in northeastern Yunnan.


Traditional ethnic village: There are 2 traditional ethnic villages in Yongshan County of Zhaotong, which are Yimagou Village of Daxing Town and Danyi Village of Wuji Town. 

Hydropower Station: There is a Xiluodu Hydropower Plant and Xiluodu Dam in Yongshan County of Zhaotong.

Hot scenic spots: People can go to the Mohan Waterfalls, The Cloud Sea of Manan Mountain, Makou Caves and Maolin Wetland to enjoy some new views.

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    Yongshan County Attractions

    There are a lot of Yongshan county attractions for people to visit. People can enjoy the sceneries of Yimagou Village of Daxing Town, Danyi Village of Wuji Town, Xiluodu Town of Yongshan County, Mohan Waterfalls, The Cloud Sea of Manan Mountain, Makou Caves, Xiluodu Hydropower Plant and Xiluodu Dam and Maolin Wetland. [...]

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    Yongshan County Tours

    As for the Yongshan county tours, people have a lot of choices to order their special tours. There are 2 traditional ethnic villages in Yongshan County of Zhaotong, which are Yimagou Village of Daxing Town and Danyi Village of Wuji Town. There is a Xiluodu Hydropower Plant and Xiluodu Dam in Yongshan County of Zhaotong. People can go to the Mohan Waterfalls, The Cloud Sea of Manan Mountain, Makou Caves and Maolin Wetland to enjoy some new views. [...]

    Climate & When to Go

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

    Yongshan is a typical mountainous county, with high peaks and deep valleys, and its’ highest elevation is 3199.5 meters and the lowest is 320 meters. There are five rivers in its’ territory: Jinsha river(金沙江), Gui Xizi river(桧溪子河), Da Maotan river(大毛滩河), Jingdishui river(井底水河) and Longchong river(龙冲河). Under the influence of the special geographical conditions, Yongshan county belongs to mid-subtropical moist monsoon climate. Because of the great dispersion in elevation, the distinction on vertical is significant. The annual average temperature is 16.4℃ [...]

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    Transportation, Yongshan County , China Transportation

    Yongshan county has a convenient transportation system, the county’s road system is being completed. Long-distance bus is the main way for local people who want to travel afar, there are also taxi, bus and minibus. Most citizens have a motorbike while some people prefer bike. Personal car is not advocated in the county. How to get in  1.Long-Distance Bus Yongshan Passengers Station Address: No.75 on Yuquan Road in Yongshan county( 昭通市永善县玉泉路75) In Yongshan county, long-distance bus is one of the main way for passengers who want [...]

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    Festivals and Activities

    There are many ethnic minorities in Yongshan including Miao, Yi, Hui,etc. In addition to the traditional festival of Yi and Miao, unique local operas, music and dances are all common entertainments in the local people's daily life. Festival 1.Torch Festival Every lunar year, on June 24th, the Yi ethnic minority celebrate their national festival—the Torch Festival. 2.Dancing Flower Festival During the festival, the Miao ethnic minority dressed up to gather in the traditional dancing ground. Young men and women danced in the center of the flower poles. Activity 1.Tea house Teahouses [...]

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    Travel Tips

    Useful Numbers Consumer Complaint: 12315 Tourist Complaint: 0870-2122835 0870-2123079 Telephone Number Inquiry: 114 Weather Forecast: 121 Fire: 119 Police: 110 Ambulance: 120 Dressing Tips March - June, September - November: People can dress some thin clothes and take some coats or jackets for different changes between morning and night. July - August: People should dress some cool clothes for it is so hot and someone could take some raincoats and Rash Guards. December - February: When it comes to Winter, people need to take some thick clothes to keep warm and take some scarves and hats to protect their head. [...]

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    Useful Maps

    Map is important for people to visit somewhere, here are some maps for you to visit easily, such as “How to Get to Yongshan County from Kunming”, “Tourist Attractions Map of Yongshan County in Zhaotong”, “Tourist Attractions Map of Yongshan County in Zhaotong”, “Region Map of Yongshan County in Zhaotong”, “Location Map of Yongshan County in Yunnan”. After you get these information, you will have a good travel in Yongshan. [...]

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    Yongshan County Accommodation

    Where to stay: Yongshan county has many cheap and comfortable hotels, some of them are listed as follow, it may help you when you travel here: Yongshan Mango Theme Hotel(永善芒果主题酒店) Tel:0870-4120111 Address:opposite the No.2 Middle School on the Huancheng Road(环城路永二中正对面 ) The Bright Pearl of Jinsha River Hotel(金江明珠大酒店) Tel:0870-4558888 Address: in Xiluodu town, Yongshan county(永善县溪洛渡镇) Taifeng Hotel(泰丰大酒店) Tel:0870-4571777; 0870-4571888; 0870-4571999 Address: No.124 on the Yuquan Road in Yongshan county(永善县玉泉路124号) Jinsha River Hotel(金沙江大酒店) Tel:0870-4127234; 0870-4127456; 0870-4127555 Address: in the middle part of Zhenxing Avenue in Yongshan county(永善县振兴大街中段) [...]

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