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Yunnan Province
云南省
Province
Name transcription(s)
 • Cheenese 云南省 (Yúnnán Shěng)
 • Abbreviation 滇 or 云/雲 (pinyin: Diān or Yún)
Map shawin the location o Yunnan Province
Map shawin the location o Yunnan Province
Named for 云 yún – Yunling Muntains
南 nán – south
"South of the Yunling Mountains"[1]
Caipital Kunming
Lairgest ceety Kunming
Divisions 16 prefecturs, 129 coonties, 1565 tounships
Govrenment
 • Secretar Bai Enpei
 • Govrenor Qin Guangrong
Aurie
 • Total 394,100 km2 (152,200 sq mi)
Aurie rank 8t
Population (2010)
 • Tot 45,966,239
 • Rank 12t
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
 • Density rank 24t
Demographics
 • Ethnic composeetion Han – 67%
Yi – 11%
Bai – 3.6%
Hani – 3.4%
Zhuang – 2.7%
Dai – 2.7%
Miao – 2.5%
Hui – 1.5%
Tibetan – 0.3%- De'ang(Ta'ang)-0.19%
ISO 3166 code CN-53
GDP (2011) CNY 875.1 billion
US$ 138.9 billion (24t)
 • per capita CNY 15,752
US$ 2,327 (30t)
HDI (2008) 0.710 (medium) (28t)
Wabsteid http://www.yn.gov.cn (Simplified Chinese)
Yunnan
Simplifee'd Cheenese
Tradeetional Cheenese
Hanyu Pinyin Yúnnán
Leeteral meanin South of the clouds [2]

Yunnan (simplifeed Cheenese: ; traditeeonal Cheenese: ; pinyin: Yúnnán; IPA: [y̌nnǎn] ( listen)) is a province o the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae, locatit in the far soothwast o the kintra spannin approximately 394,000 square kilometers (152,000 sq mi) an wi a population o 45.7 million (2009). The caipital o the province is Kunming. The province borders Burma, Laos, an Vietnam.

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  1. (in Cheenese) Origin of the Names of China's Provinces, People's Daily Online.
  2. This is to be taken only literally, and as explained above, the real origin of the provincial name is different.

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