17 Yunnan All Around
Yunnan is a province of the People’s Republic of China, located in the far southwest of the country. It has a size of approximately 394,000 square kilometres (152,000 sq mi) and a population of 45.7 million (as of 2009). The capital of the province is Kunming, formerly also known as Yunnan. The province is close to Chinese provinces Guangxi, Guizhou, Sichuan, and the Tibet Autonomous Region. It also shares the border with several neighboring countries, such as Vietnam, Laos, and Myanmar.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Old Town of Lijiang, accepted in 1997 as a cultural site
Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas, accepted in 2003 as a natural site
South China Karst, accepted in 2007 as a natural site
Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces, accepted in 2013 as a cultural site