Xishuangbanna: An emerald on the laurel of plant kingdom
Updated 13:13, 06-Nov-2020

Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture in southwest China's Yunnan Province is one of the most preserved tropical areas in China. It is crowned as the kingdom of flora and fauna and the gene pool of wildlife. In Dai language, "xishuang" means 12, and "banna" refers to an administrative unit. Its name is linked to the traditional division into twelve districts. Watch the video to have a bird's eye view of Xishuangbanna.

About 'Go! Yunnan' series:

Yunnan Province in southwest China features spectacular natural landscapes, biodiversity, and diverse ethnic groups. Among China's 56 recognized ethnic groups, 25 are found in Yunnan. The "Go! Yunnan" livestream series takes you on tour to six cities or autonomous prefectures in the province for a glimpse of the area's food, scenery, and folk customs. 

See more about Xishuangbanna:

Trekking in the mysterious rainforest in SW China's Xishuangbanna

Eco-school teaches hope and harmony in Yunnan border town

Go! Yunnan: 'Being a foodie in Yunnan is the happiest thing on earth'

(Cover image via screenshot; video provided by Xishuangbanna TV station, edited by Zhao Ying.)

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