Panlong District

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Panlong

盘龙区
Panlong's Skyline
Panlong's Skyline
Location of the 4 contiguous Kunming City Districts (pink) and Kunming prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province of China
Location of the 4 contiguous Kunming City Districts (pink) and Kunming prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province of China
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceYunnan
PrefectureKunming
EstablishedOctober 1956
Area
 • Total340 km2 (130 sq mi)
Population
(2004)
 • Total600,000
 • Density1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (CST)
Postal code
650000[1]
Area code(s)0871
Websitewww.kmpl.gov.cn
Kunming Gov
Yunnan Portal

Panlong District (simplified Chinese: 盘龙区; traditional Chinese: 盤龍區; pinyin: Pánlóng Qū) is a district under the jurisdiction of Kunming, the capital of Yunnan province, China.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Tuodong, Gulou, Donghua, Lianmeng, Jinchen, Qingyun, Ciba and Longquan Sub-district Offices, Shuanglong Village and Songhua Village

Demography[edit]

Panlong District stretches from Kunming’s downtown area to the city’s northern ring road. Recent boundary changes to accommodate the city’s rapid growth have left the district with a population of around 700,000 people (as of 2006). Slightly more than half of them are permanent residents; 160,000 are rural migrants registered with the authorities as temporary residents, and a further 160,000 or so are ‘floating’ migrants with no formal registration in the locality. The migrants come from Yunnan's rural areas, as well as from Sichuan, Jiangsu, Hebei, Xinjiang and Guizhou.[2]

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Coordinates: 23°32′20″N 104°19′08″E / 23.539°N 104.319°E / 23.539; 104.319