12 Feb 2016
Diqing (Yunnan) Information
Major Economic Indicators (2014)
Diqing Autonomous Prefecture is located in the northwestern part of the Yunnan Province. It is accessible by highways and air. The Shangri-La Airport, located in the prefecture, operates scheduled flights to major domestic cities such as Kunming, Chengdu, Lhasa, Beijing, and Shanghai.
The service sector is the largest economic contributor to Diqing, accounting for 58% of the GDP in 2014. Tourism is an important pillar of the service sector. Shangri-La is the most popular tourist spot in Diqing.