Thursday, October 16, 2008

Songming County

Songming County is a , under the jurisdiction of Kunming Prefecture, Yunnan, .

Simao District

Simao District is located in Prefecture, Yunnan, China.


Simao Airport .

Shuifu County

Shuifu County is a county within Zhaotong Prefecture-level City located on the boundary of Sichuan and Yunnan provinces, and it is on the side of Jinsha River.


Shuifu has only 25 years of history. It used to belong to Sichuan province, but it is now in Yunnan province.


Rice, corn, pears.


There is a train-station outside the town itself. The Jinsha River is passing by. Quite good roads are connected to the town. A huge freeway is in construction in 2006.

Shuangjiang Lahu, Va, Blang and Dai Autonomous County

Shuangjiang Lahu, Va, Blang and Dai Autonomous County is located in Lincang Prefecture, Yunnan, China.

Shuangbai County

Shuangbai County is located in Chuxiong Yi Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan province, China.

Shizong County

Shizong County is located in Qujing Prefecture, Yunnan, China.

Shiping County

Shiping County is a county, in the Honghe Hani and Yi Autonomous Prefecture in the southern part of the Yunnan province of China. It is located about 240 km from Kunming, the provincial capital. The county has a population of approximately 280,000 and its area is 3,037 km?.

Notable sights

The county features many gardens and colorful murals. Yilong Lake, a large fresh water lake with a surface area of 32 square km, is particularly notable for its scenery, including the colorful lotus flowers that bloom on its surface. It is located about 2 km east of the county seat.

The Xiushan Temple is located southwest of the county seat. It was constructed during the Tang Dynasty and renamed Xiushan Temple during the Ming Dynasty.


The county is known throughout China for its traditional dances and songs. The Yi people of Shiping County who live near Yilong Lake perform a form of traditional music called ''haicai qiang'' .


Among the county's culinary specialties is ''Shiping doufu'' . Agricultural products include fruits such as
oranges and ''yangmei'' .

Notable residents

The Qing Dynasty scholar and civil servant Yuan Jiagu formerly lived in Shiping County, and his home was named on November 16, 1993, for preservation as a “provincial level cultural relic”.