Northeast Yunnan

Northeast Yunnan mainly refers to Zhaotong, an important gateway to Yunnan and Guizhou Provinces. It is an important channel for Central Plains culture to enter Yunnan. It is one of the three major cradles of Yunnan culture and is the key hub to China’s famous Ancient Tea Horse Road, also known as “Southern Silk Road”. It is the important channel for Yunnan to connect the Yangtze River Economic Belt and the Chengdu-Chongqing Economic Zone.

Administrative Divisions of Zhaotong

As of 2017, Zhaotong City has jurisdiction over 1 district, 9 counties, and 1 county-level cities; 3 subdistricts, 54 towns, 69 townships, and 17 ethnic townships; 70 residents’ committees and 1,201 village committees. The municipal government is located in Zhaoyang District.

Top Attractions in Zhaotong

Zhaotong, a place with long history, is always a heaven for many people all over the world. Zhaotong is also a perfect destination for people who want to seek for antiquity, explore the fascinating natural sceneries. When you come to Zhaotong, the top attractions in Zhaotong are must-visit. Zhaotong, known as a land of wonders, both natural and man-made, will make you forget to leave.