Zhenxiong County

Zhenxiong County Overview

Chinese Name: 镇雄县 English IPA: Zhenxiong Location: northeast of Yunnan province, southwest of China Population (city): 1,680,000 Language: Mandarin, Yunnan Dialect Zip code: Tel code: Time zone:

 Zhengxiong County lies in the northeast of Yunnan, with an area of 3,696 square kilometers (1,427 sq mi). It borders Xuyong County (Sichuan) to the east across the Chishui River, Hezhang County (Guizhou) to the south, Yiliang County to the west, and Weixin County to the north. The village of Delong (德隆村) in Potou Township (坡头乡) is located near the triple intersection point of the three provinces, and is so nicknamed the “fowl cry of the three provinces” (鸡鸣三省). 

Highlights of Zhenxiong:

▪ Natural Landscape: Zhenxiong enjoys rich landscape resources, such as Red Stone Reservoir, Wude Sinkhole, Fengchishan Forest Park and Xiaoshanxia Gorge Scenic Area.

 ▪ Ethnic Minorities CultureThe colorful ethnic culture attracts people to experience the Torch Festival of Yi ethnic minority and the Dancing Flower Festival of Mao ethnic minority.



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    Zhenxiong County Attractions

    When you visit in Zhenxiong ,there are a lot of wonderful Zhenxiong County attractions. There are some ethnic cultural landscapes, such as Guozhu Yi Ethnic Town and Linkou Yi and Miao Ethnic Town. There are some natural landscapes, such as Duojundong Cave, Xiaoshanxia Gorge Scenic Area, Red Stone Reservoir, Wude Sinkhole  and Fengchishan Forest Park. [...]

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    Zhenxiong County Tours

    Due to the attractions in Zhenxiong are far away from one to another one, so it need to stay in Zhenxiong for several days or weeks to visit them. If you want to enjoy the natural views, the Red Stone Reservoir, Wude Sinkhole, Fengchishan Forest Park Duojundong Cave and Zhaotong Xiaoshanxia Gorge Scenic Area are the best attractions to visit, but you need to spend 3 days to visit all of them. Besides, the following places are attractive for people, Guozhu Yi Ethnic [...]

    Climate & When to Go

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

    Climate Zhenxiong county(镇雄县) is located in the northern sloping area of Yunnan-Guizhou plateau, in its’ territory, there are many mountains and rivers, but no dam. The terrain slopes from southwest down to northeast, the southern part and midland are relatively flat. The highest elevation is 2416 meters and the lowest is 630 meters. All these factors decide its’ climate type. Zhenxiong county has a typical temperate and monsoonal climate with four clearly distinct seasons. The annual average temperature is 11.3℃, and the annual average precipitation is 914.6 mm, in [...]

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    Transportation, Zhenxiong County , China Transportation

    Zhenxiong has formed the transportation system that consists of provincial road, county road and village road. Long-distance bus is the main way for local people who take a long journey. There are also short-distance buses, taxi, and minibus in Zhenxiong county. How to get in Long-distance Bus The expressway between Yibin and Bijie is under construction, in the near future, it will very convenient for passengers go to Yibin city and Guizhou. To Kunming, there are three classes of bus everyday . Its’ [...]

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    Festivals and Activities

    Zhenxiong county(镇雄县) is abundant in all kinds of entertainment resources and facilities. Most of people in Zhenxiong are Han people, and Yi and Mao ethnic minorities are also the major groups living in Zhenxiong. There are several festivals and activities about them. 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. 3.Teahouse Local people always stay in [...]

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    Travel Tips

    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. More details: If you want to go to the attractions, [...]

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    Useful Maps

    Zhenxiong County is located in the northeast of Yunnan province, southwest of China, under the administration of Zhaotong province and bordering Guizhou and Sichuan. If you want to visit Zhenxiong, you can look these maps to help you find it. Here are some maps,  "How to Get to Zhenxiong County from Zhaotong City", "Tourist Attractions Map of Zhenxiong County in Zhaotong" and "How to Get to Zhenxiong County from Kunming". [...]

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    Zhenxiong County Accommodation

    Zhenxiong is a small county so there is no any 5-star and 4-star hotel. But the hotels there are clean and comfortable for you to live. The following are some traditional hotels. 1.Hexie Hotel(和谐饭店) Tel: 0870-3146888 Address: in the east part of Xihuan Road in Zhenxiong county(镇雄县西环路东段)  2.Jinye Hotel(金叶酒店) Tel: 0870-3139888 Address: No.1 on the Nantai Road in Zhenxiong county(镇雄县南台路1号) 3.Jinxing Hotel(金星酒店) Address: No.19 on the Zhongshan Road in Zhenxiong county镇雄县中山路19号 4.Zhenxiong Hotel(镇雄大酒店) Address:  around No.379 on Nanguang Road in Zhenxiong county(镇雄县南广路379号附近) [...]

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