Kunming (pronounced /ˌkʊnˈmɪŋ/ (deprecatit template); Cheenese: 昆明; pinyin: Kūnmíng; Wade–Giles: K'un-ming, pronounced [kʰúnmǐŋ]; UN/LOCODE: CNKMG) is a prefectur-level ceety an caipital o Yunnan province, in soothwastren Cheenae. It is the poleetical, economic, communications an cultural centre o Yunnan, an is the seat o the provincial govrenment. It is an aa hame tae several universities, museums, galleries an ither important economic, cultural, an educational institutions. The heidquarters o mony o Yunnan's muckle businesses are in Kunming as well. It wis important durin Warld War II as a Cheenese militar center, American air base, an transport terminus for the Burma Road. Locatit in the middle o the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau, Kunming is locatit at an altitude o 1,900 m abuin sea level an at a latitude juist north o the Tropic o Cancer. It covers an aurie o 21,501 square kilometres (8,302 sq mi) an its urban aurie covers 6,200 square kilometres (2,390 sq mi). Kunming haes an estimatit population o 5,740,000 includin 3,055,000 in the urban aurie an is locatit at the northren edge o the muckle Lake Dian, surroondit bi temples an lake-an-limestane hill landscapes.

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Coordinates: 25°02′36″N 102°42′22″E / 25.0433°N 102.7061°E / 25.0433; 102.7061