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Yunnan in China

Yunnan in China

This map shows where in China Yunnan is located. It covers parts of China's southwest and borders Tibet, Sichuan, Guizhou and Guangxi. Yunnan also shares international borders with Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar to the south and west.

Yunnan Districts  

Districts of Yunnan Province

This map shows all 16 districts - or prefectures - of Yunnan Province.

Yunnan Ethnic Minorities

Distribution of Ethnic Minorities in Yunnan Province

This map provides an overview of the numerous ethnic minorities throughout Yunnan including their population (status 2014).


Topography of Yunnan Province

This map shows Yunnan's topography. While in Yunnan's north mountains rise up to 6740m, the south is mainly characterized by subtropical lowlands around the Honghe and Mekong River in Xishuangbanna.

Yunnan Rivers

Rivers and Cities of Yunnan Province

Major and popular streams make their way from Tibet through Yunnan before flowing through other countries and into the ocean. The protected UNESCO World Heritage site 'Three Parallel Rivers' is formed by the Yangtze River, the Mekong River (or Lancang River) and the Salween River.

Road Map of Yunnan

Yunnan Province Roads & Sights

This map provides an overview of the major road sistem as well as the location of some important sights in Yunnan.

Map of Tiger Leaping Gorge

Map of Tiger Leaping Gorge

The Tiger Leaping Gorge is located between Lijiang and Shangri-La in Yunnan's north. This map shows the hiking paths with accommodation facilities as well as roads.

Pudacuo National Park

Pudacuo National Park, Shangri-La

The Pudacuo National Park is located just north of Shangri-La. This map shows the walking area at the lakes and the road network around.

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Shaxi Hiking Map

Shaxi Old Town and its surrounding villages is located between Dali and Lijiang. This map includes hiking paths as well as distances and an interesting carbon usage comparison.

Xishuangbanna Road & Sites  

Xishuangbanna Roads & Sights

The most southern, lowest and hottest prefecture of Yunnan is Xishuangbanna. This map shows the district's roads and sights. Get more details on this area and related tours here.

Yuanyang Scenic Area

Yuanyang Scenic Area

The Scenic area in Yuanyang comprises the most spectacular rice fields of the Hani Minority.This road map also includes the best spots for sunrise and sunset photography. For further information and related tours to Yuanyang, please click here.

Yubeng Hiking Map

Yubeng Hiking Map

Yubeng is located about 200 km north of Shangri-La in Yunnan's part of the Himalyas between the Mekong River to the east and the Nujiang Valley to the west. This map shows a possible hiking route within the Meili Snow Mountain National Park to Yubeng, taking 4-5 days. For further information on this trek, please click here.