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About Kunming

Satellite view is showing Kunming, capital and largest city of Yunnan province in the People's Republic of China, located in southwest of mainland China at an altitude of 1,900 m (6,234 ft) east of Lake Dian (滇池). It is a prefectural level city, ranking below a province and above a county in China.

Kunming city with Canton Tower
Jade Cock Archway, one of the two archways of the Golden Horse and Jade Cock (Jinma Biji) Memorial Archways in Kunming.
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Kunming is the core of Yunnan's economic activity, the city is a communication and transportation hub and the seat of the provincial government.
It is also a cultural center of the province, where ethnic minorities of the region try to preserve their traditions, well known is the Shangrila-Dynamic Yunnan show by Yang Liping, the director, choreographer and star of the performance art show.

Kunming has a population of about 3.6 million people in its metropolitan area.

The page shows a city map of Kunming with expressways, main roads and streets, zoom out to find the location of Kunming Changshui International Airport (IATA code: KMG) about 25 km (15.5 mi) east of the city center.

On 1 March 2014 the city came into the focus of attention of the global community, when an organized group of black dressed men and women assaulted civilian people of inside Kunming's Central train station, that left 29 people dead and about 130 injured. No one, nor any group, claimed responsibility for the attacks.

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Local Time Kunming:
Sunday-December-17  21:56  
Time zone: China Standard Time (CST) UTC/GMT +8 hours
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Google Earth: Searchable map/satellite view of Kunming, capital city of Yunnan province.

City Coordinates: 25°04′N 102°41′E
 
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