The total area of Enping is 1,698 square kilometres (656 sq mi) and the population is over 480,000. There are over 42,000 overseas Chinese and Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan fellowmen from Enping inhabiting in over 50 countries and regions of the world, making Enping the famous hometown in China for the overseas Chinese. 10 towns, 3 sub-district offices, 4 farms and stations and 174 village neighborhood committees are established in the city.
As of 2005[update], there are 460,000 residents in Enping. Some of the earliest overseas Chinese came from Enping. There are 420,000 overseas Chinese with ancestry in Enping in over 50 countries.
Enping is known for the many hot springs in its countryside.
It was made a county in 220 AD and upgraded to a county-level city in 1994.
温泉之乡 About 200000 have migrated to Venezuela. In fact, most of "Oversea Chineses" who are living in Venezuela come from Enping District. They moved there in several batches, among the two world wars and in the fifties and early sixties. However, the biggest influx really began in earnest following the end of the "Cultural Revolution" in the late 70's. The above figure cannot be confirmed with the Venezuelan official data. Most of these immigrants have become local citizens.