L ocated 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 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 an area of 390,000 km2 and a population of 45.96 million. Read More Below.