Located in the south of Yunnan Province, Jinghong is the political, economic and cultural center of Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture, which is a supernatural oasis in southwest China, while Jinghong is just a bright pearl in the oasis.
It covers an area of 6,958 square kilometers with the total population of 520,000. Jinghong City is well-known for its beautiful peacocks. Rich and colorful minority festivals attract numerous tourists each year. The Water-Splashing Festival, the Dai New Year celebration, is celebrated every year in the 6th month of the Dai calendar.