Yunnan Province (Yúnnán Shěng 云南 省)

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Historical illustration from an edition of The Travels of Marco Polo. The original caption reads: “Ho-nhi and other Tribes in the Department of Lin-ngan in S. Yun-nan (supposed to be the Anin country of Marco Polo).”

Covering an area about the size of the state of California, Yunnan Province in the south of China is a mountainous region whose climate ranges from temperate to subtropical to tropical. About a third of….

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