of the People's Republic of China.
The prefecture has about 2.5 million inhabitants.
The city-prefecture of Baoshan has jurisdiction over five subdivisions - a district and four counties:
Longyang District - 隆阳区 Lóngyáng Qū
Shidian County - 施甸县 Shīdiàn Xiàn
Tengchong County - 腾冲县 Téngchōng Xiàn
Longling County - 龙陵县 Lónglíng Xiàn
- 昌宁县 Chāngníng Xiàn
It is located between the border of the Myanmar and the river Mekong, in a cattle-rearing area.
The average temperatures for the town of Baoshan go from +9°C for the coldest month to +21,5°C for the hottest month, with an annual average of +16,3°C .
Baoshan lies on the road from Ruili to Kunming, a road partially upgraded to a four lane highway in places.
Baoshan Airport has daily flights to and from Kunming. Flight time is 20 minutes.