is short for Yunnan. It lies in the southwest in China. It is
more than 380 thousand square kilometers in area. The population
is 37.7 million.
Yunnan is located in Yungui Plateau. The hilly
land occupied 93 percent of the area. And the basin only occupied
6 percent. The topography her is complicated. Approximately, the
northwestern part is higher than the southern part. The rivers are
parts of Jinsha River, Nu River, Nan pan River, Yuan River and Yiluowadi
River. It is the moist monsoon climate of tropical highland in subtropical
zone. The vertical change is very striking. Yun nan abounds in mineral
resources. Mainly, there is tin, zinc, titanium, copper, antimony,
Non-ferrous metals, tobacco and sugar production are in the first
places in China. In agriculture, mainly, there is rice, rape and
tobacco. Sugar-cane, tobacco, tea and tropical crops are in the
important places in our country. The main communication is railway.
The highway is important too.
In Yunnan, there is a lot of natural scene. The
places of interest here are Dian Spring, Cang Mountain in Dali,
Xishuang banna and so on. The traditional specialties are Dali sculpture,
Yun tobacco, Yun tea, Yun medicinal herbs and silver ornament.