Wa Self-Administered Division

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Wa SAD
Self-Administered Division
Wa SAD is located in Burma
Wa SAD
Wa SAD
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 22°10′00″N 99°10′00″E / 22.16667°N 99.16667°E / 22.16667; 99.16667Coordinates: 22°10′00″N 99°10′00″E / 22.16667°N 99.16667°E / 22.16667; 99.16667
Country  Burma
State Shan State
Elevation[1] 524 m (1,719 ft)
Time zone MST (UTC+6.30)

Wa Self-Administered Division (Burmese: ဝ ကိုယ်ပိုင်အုပ်ချုပ်ခွင့်ရ တိုင်း [wa̰ kòbàɪɴ ʔoʊʔtɕʰoʊʔ kʰwɪ̰ɴja̰ táɪɴ]) is a Self-Administered Division of Myanmar. Its official name was announced by decree on 20 August 2010.[2] The division is set to be self-administered by the Wa people, but currently, the Wa State, subsumed under the official Wa Special Region 2 of Shan State administrates the region.

Administrative divisions[edit]

As stipulated by the 2008 Constitution it consists of Hopang, Mongmao, Pangwaun (Panwai), Namphan (Nahpan), Matman (Metman) and Pangsang (Pangkham) townships in Shan State.[3] The division also includes Namtit Subtownship and Panlong Subtownship.

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