Located in the southwestern part of China and with Kunming as its capital, Yunnan Province, also called “Dian” or “Yun” for short, is one of the important birthplaces of mankind. Yunnan’s Yuanmou Man dating back to 1.7 million years ago has been identified to be the earliest human being in China and Asia.
People of Dian tribe lived here in the Warring States Period (475BC – 221BC). Yunnan means “South of Colorful Clouds”, or “South of Yunling Mountains”. This province has a population of almost 46 million people.