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  1. Kunmingnoun

    A prefecture-level city in southwestern China; capital of Yunnan Province.

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  1. Kunming

    Kūnmíng is the capital and largest city of Yunnan province in Southwest China. It was known as Yunnan-Fou until the 1920s. A prefecture-level city, it is the political, economic, communications and cultural centre of Yunnan, and is the seat of the provincial government. It is also home to several universities, museums, galleries and other important economic, cultural, and educational institutions. The headquarters of many of Yunnan's large businesses are in Kunming as well. It was important during World War II as a Chinese military center, American air base, and transport terminus for the Burma Road. Located in the middle of the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau, Kunming is located at an altitude of 1,900 m above sea level and at a latitude just north of the Tropic of Cancer. It covers an area of 21,473 square kilometres and its urban area covers 2,622 km². Kunming has population of 6,432,212, including 3,583,429 in the built-up area made up of 4 urban and 1 suburban districts, and is located at the northern edge of the large Lake Dian, surrounded by temples and lake-and-limestone hill landscapes. Kunming consists of an old, previously walled city, a modern commercial district, residential and university areas. The city has an astronomical observatory, and its institutions of higher learning include Yunnan University, Yunnan Normal University and a medical college. On the outskirts is a famed bronze temple, dating from the Ming dynasty.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Kunming in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Kunming in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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  1. Energy Aspects:

    We expect Chinese imports to be high in H2 15, potentially averaging 7.5 million barrels per day. This is due to the start-up of 39 mb (million barrels) of commercial storage, five SPR (strategic petroleum reserve) sites and linefill for Kunming refinery-buying for which is ongoing we believe, even though the refinery won't start up till early 2016.

  2. Daniel Gardner:

    What I think the government was worried about, is a movement becoming national, they saw people in Beijing and Kunming and Lanzhou, in every part of China, watching this same documentary and hearing the same message... I think the perception was now that the target could grow, and go beyond the local, if this were allowed to continue.

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