Kunming is a tier 2 city located within Yunnan Province in Southwest China. It is also Yunnan's Provincial Capital.
In China's administrative hierarchy, Kunming is classified as a "Prefecture-level City", meaning it is governed under Yunnan province control.
The official name of Kunming in simplified Chinese characters and pinyin is:
In Chinese it is common to add the character for "City" (市) to the name. In such case Kunming would be written:
Since the establishment of the Yunnan Free Trade Zone in 2019, the following sections within Kunming have been designated as free trade zones:
The following high tech zones are located in Kunming:
Kunming is served by the following airports:
The city of Kunming's metro system commenced operation on 28 June 2012.
The following Chinese companies are headquartered in Kunming:
N.B. English names provided are based on automated translations and may not be consistent with those used by the companies
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