Baoshan City, A Key Point On
The Southwest Silk Route
profecture in western Yunan Province, is one of the earliest developping
areas in Yunnan Province as well as the gateway of China to the
Southeast and South Asian countries. Baoshan Prefecture borders
on Dehong, Lincang, Dali and Nujiang prefectures of the Yunnan Province,
meanwhile with boundary line of 167.78 km with Burma.
Under the jurisdiction
of the Baoshan Prefecture there is one district and
four counties. They are Longyang District, Shidian County¡¢Tengchong
County¡¢Longling County and Changling County.
The total area of Baoshan Prefecture covers approximately
1.96 square kilometers with a population of over 2.4
million, 0.2 million ethnic groups(14). Baoshan Prefecture
is known as "home of overseas Chinese" for
more than 0.17 million overseas Chinese live in 29 regions
and countries. Heshun Town, overseas Chinese town, is
the only town in Yunnan Province that was award as one
of the most charming towns in China.
has built a comprehensive highway network. National
Highway 320 and China-India Highway (known as Sidiway
Highway in the Second World War) pass through the city
from north to south with mileages totaling up to 9,936
kilometers. In addition, the Kunming ¨CBaoshan and
Baoshan-Longning Highways are in good operation . The
Baoshan Airport has regular direct Flights to Kunming.
The construction of Tengchong Airport has started, so
has the reconstruction of Tengchong-Burma Highway.
is a mountainous region with abundant forests, mineral
deposits, water resources, geothermal energy resources.
This unique terrain makes up the region's distinctive
tourist attractions. The Gaoligong Mountain Nature Preserve
is known as "species gene pool " (designated
as National Nature Reserve by UNESO in 2000); the spectacular
volcanic landscape formation has amazed numerous geologists.
Many travelers come to Tengchong for dips in the area's
multitude of hot springs; the water is believed to have
curling quality and dips in the streaming pool might
treat stress-induced ailments. If you are adventurous,
go to the Nujiang Grand Gorge- the second largest gorge
for a unusual experience; As well, the colorful and
charming minority customs are great attractions to visitors.
Yunnan Travel Kunming Tours to Baoshan
Baoshan Travel Attractions