Pa Laung Self-Administered Zone

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Pa Laung Self-Administered Zone
Self-Administered Zone
Country  Burma
State Shan State
No. of Townships 2
Capital Namhsan
Time zone MST (UTC+6.30)

Palaung Self-Administered Zone (Burmese: ပလောင် ကိုယ်ပိုင်အုပ်ချုပ်ခွင့်ရ ဒေသ [pəlàʊɴ kòbàɪɴ ʔoʊʔtɕʰoʊʔ kʰwɪ̰ɴja̰ dèθa̰]), is an autonomous zone in Burma (Myanmar), consisting of Namhsan Township and Mantong Township in Shan State. It was created as a separately administered unit by the 2008 Constitution.[1] Its official name was announced by decree on 20 August 2010.[2][3] The zone is to be self-administered by the Palaung people. Its capital is the town of Namhsan.[2]

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Coordinates: 22°58′08″N 97°10′14″E / 22.96889°N 97.17056°E / 22.96889; 97.17056