🇨🇳 Kunming is the capital and largest city of Yunnan province, People's Republic of China. Also known as Yunnan-Fu, today it is a prefecture-level city and the political, economic, communications and cultural centre of the province as well as the seat of the provincial government. The headquarters of many of Yunnan's large businesses are in Kunming. Located in the middle of the Yunnan–Guizhou Plateau, Kunming is located at an altitude of 1,900 metres above sea level. It is located at the northern edge of Dian Lake, and is surrounded by temples and lake-and-limestone hill landscapes.
Kunming is rated Gamma + by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network (GaWC) which evaluates and ranks the relationships between world cities in the context of globalisation. Gamma level cities are cities that link smaller economic regions into the world economy.
Kunming is rated C by the Global Urban Competitiveness Report (GUCR) which evaluates and ranks world cities in the context of economic competitiveness. C cities are international gateway cities. Kunming was ranked #541 by the Nomad List which evaluates and ranks remote work hubs by cost, internet, fun and safety. Kunming has a population of over 4,575,000 people. Kunming also forms the centre of the wider Kunming prefecture which has a population of over 6,626,000 people. It is also a part of the larger Yunnan Province. Kunming is ranked #879 for startups with a score of 0.148.
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Twin Towns - Sister Cities Kunming has links with:🇺🇸 Denver, USA 🇰🇪 Nairobi, Kenya 🇧🇩 Chittagong, Bangladesh 🇰🇭 Phnom Penh, Cambodia 🇲🇲 Yangon, Myanmar 🇱🇦 Vientiane, Laos 🇧🇴 Cochabamba, Bolivia 🇹🇭 Chiang Mai, Thailand 🇹🇷 Antalya, Turkey 🇺🇸 Schenectady, USA 🇳🇵 Pokhara, Nepal 🇰🇪 Athi River, Kenya 🇻🇳 Da Nang City, Vietnam 🇰🇷 Goyang, South Korea 🇳🇿 New Plymouth, New Zealand 🇲🇲 Mandalay, Myanmar 🇲🇦 Chefchaouen, Morocco 🇯🇵 Takayama, Japan 🇱🇰 Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka 🇨🇿 Olomouc, Czech Republic