Kunming

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Kunming
昆明市
Kunming Downtown.jpg
Dian Lake.jpg
Kunming - Beijing Lu - P1340594.JPG
Kunming Golden Horse Memorial Archway.JPG
The panorama of Kunming Dianchi International Convention and Exhibition Center.jpg
From top, left to right: Downtown Kunming, Dian Lake, Beijing Road, Kunming Golden Horse Memorial Archway, Kunming Dianchi International Convention and Exhibition Center
Nickname(s): 
City of Eternal Spring
Tuodong City, Yachi Fu, Yunnanfu
Location of Kunming City jurisdiction in Yunnan
Location of Kunming City jurisdiction in Yunnan
Kunming is located in China
Kunming
Kunming
Location in China
Coordinates (Yunnan People's Government): 25°02′47″N 102°42′34″E / 25.0464°N 102.7094°E / 25.0464; 102.7094Coordinates: 25°02′47″N 102°42′34″E / 25.0464°N 102.7094°E / 25.0464; 102.7094
CountryChina
ProvinceYunnan
County-level divisions14
Township divisions137
Settledc. 279 BC[source?]
City seatChenggong
Admin units
Government
 • TypePrefecture-level city
 • BodyKunming Municipal People's Congress
 • CCP SecretaryLiu Hongting
 • Congress ChairmanYan Zhengxiao
 • MayorLiu Jiachen
 • CPPCC ChairmanXiong Ruili
Area
 • Prefecture-level city21,473 km2 (8,291 sq mi)
 • Urban
4,013 km2 (1,549 sq mi)
 • Metro
2,622 km2 (1,012 sq mi)
Elevation
1,892 m (6,207 ft)
Population
 (2020 census)[1]
 • Prefecture-level city8,460,088
 • Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
 • Urban
5,950,578
 • Urban density1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)
 • Metro
5,604,310
 • Metro density2,100/km2 (5,500/sq mi)
 • Rank in China
16th
Time zoneUTC+08:00 (China Standard)
Postal code
650000
Area code(s)0871
ISO 3166 codeCN-YN-01
License plate prefixes云A
GDP (PPP) (2014)$88.631 billion[2]
GDP (PPP) per capita (2014)$13,418[2]
City flowerCamellia japonica
City treeMagnolia denudata
Home toKarst wonders
Websitewww.km.gov.cn
Kunming
Kunming (Chinese characters).svg
"Kūnmíng" in Chinese characters
Chinese昆明
Literal meaning(transcription of an ancient tribal name)
Former names
Yunnan-Fu
Traditional Chinese雲南
Simplified Chinese云南

Kunming is a Chinese city. It is in Yunnan province.

As of 2020, 4,443,000 people live in the city.[3]

The Laos-China Railway finished its construction in 2021.[4]

Sources[change | change source]

  1. "China: Yúnnán (Prefectures, Cities, Districts and Counties) - Population Statistics, Charts and Map".
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Global Metro Monitor 2014". Brookings Institution. Archived from the original on 21 March 2015. Retrieved 25 February 2016.
  3. "Kunming, China Metro Area Population 1950-2022". www.macrotrends.net. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  4. "Laos-China railway opens. Who is going to benefit?". Christian Science Monitor. 2 December 2021. Retrieved 1 April 2022.