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Fengqing Overview

Geographical Location

Fengqing County (凤庆县)is located in Lincang Prefecture, southwest of Yunnan, China. During the Ming Dynasty it was a frontier known as Shunning Prefecture (顺宁府). It is the ancient Po pretty place, which also named as Pullman. Fengqing County is known as the world famous "Dianhong town" and is one of the places to plant the world's native Tea. Fengqing is located in the south of the Rift Valley in western Yunnan, The highest point of the Snowy Mountains Huang Zhulin, about 3098 meters above sea level. The lowest point for Bangladesh river exit system at an elevation of 900 meters. County elevation is 1578.8 meters.


Fengqing County covers an area of 3335 square kilometers, has jurisdiction over 15 towns, 189 villages (neighborhood) committees and the county seat of Fengshan Town. Fengqing County enjoys a mild climate, abundant sunshine, enough rain fell, wet and dry seasons, the annual average temperature of 16.5 ℃, which known as the "mountain how high, how deep the water, all season like spring,". Recently Fengqing County was selected as "2014 China happiest county-level cities" in China City Classified Advantage 2014 char of China City Competitiveness was released in Hong Kong. Fengqing County is rich in tourism resources, with Shidong Cave Temple (石洞寺景区), Fengqing Confucian Temple(凤庆文庙), Lushi old town(鲁史古镇), Wenbi tower(文笔塔景区), Anshi ethnic village(安石民族特色旅游文化村) as the representative of the scenic spots.Also profound tea culture extending unique Tea Horse Road in Lushi Town, the magnificent Qinglong Bridge(青龙桥), remarkable Xiaowan Hydropower Station (小湾水电站工程)on the Lancang River is increasingly attracting the attention of tourists from around the world .

Fengshan county town located in the Central County, about 580 kilometers away from east of Kunming in Yunnan Province, about 123 km from the Administrative Office of the Resident north of Lincang. Maximum horizontal distance is 59 km, maximum longitudinal distance is 91 km, with a total area of 3340.2 square kilometers. It is mountainous valley, only a little hilly basin Ying Pun.

 Fengqing produces the black tea and Puer tea. Dianhong tea is a type of relatively high end gourmet Chinese black tea sometimes used in various tea blends and grown in Yunnan Province, China. The main difference between Dianhong and other Chinese black teas is the amount of fine leaf buds, or "golden tips," present in the dried tea. Fermented with lychee, rose and longan, Dianhong teas produces a brew that is brassy golden orange in colour with a sweet, gentle aroma and no astringency. Cheaper varieties of Dianhong produce a darker brownish brew that can be very bitter


Administrative Division

Fengqing  jurisdiction over 8 towns, 5 townships (of which two townships): Fengshan Town(凤山镇) , Lushi  Old Town(鲁史镇) Xiaowan Town(小湾镇)  Yinpan Town(营盘镇),  Sancha,(三岔河镇) Mengyou Town(勐佑镇)  Xueshan Town(雪山镇)  Luodang Town (洛党镇), Shili Township(诗礼乡) Xinhua Yi Miao Township(新华彝族苗族乡), Dasi Township(大寺乡), Yao Street Yi l village (腰街彝族乡),  Guo Dazhai Yi Bai village(郭大寨彝族白族乡)

 Ethnic groups

The Fengqing County Almanac (1993) lists the following ethnic groups.

·         Miao: 3,501 persons (1990)

·         Green Miao 青苗 / Mengsa 蒙撒 / Mengzhua 蒙爪

·         White Miao 白苗 / Mengdou 蒙豆 / Mengchu 蒙处 / Baijia 白家

·         Flowery Miao 花苗 / Mengzai 蒙栽

·         Bulang 1,276 persons (1990); autonyms: Benren 本人、Laobenren 老本人

·         Dalise 大立色[2]、Pingzhang 平掌[3]、Qiongying 琼英[4] of Guodazhai Township 郭大寨乡

·         Shantoutian Village 山头田村,[5] Sanchahe Township 三岔河乡

·         Wa: 837 persons (1990)

·         Anjie 安街村,[6] Mengzuo 勐佐乡

·         Xintian 新田[7]、Xinzhai 新寨[8]、Alihou 阿里侯[9] of Desili Township 德思里乡

·         Lahu: 387 persons (1990)

·         Hongxing 红星[10]、Qingkou 箐口、Xianfeng 先锋[11]、Bianfudong 蝙蝠洞[12]

·         Xinmin Village 新民村,[13] Xueshan Township 雪山乡


Fengqing County in Yunnan Province

      Fengqing County

  Location of Fengqing County   (pink) and Lincang Prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province of China






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