Kokang Self-Administered Zone

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This article is about the administrative division. For the historical region, see Kokang.
Kokang Self-Administered Zone
Self-Administered Zone
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Country  Burma
State Shan State
No. of Townships 2
Capital Laukkai
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 123,733
Time zone MST (UTC+6.30)

Kokang Self-Administered Zone (Burmese: ကိုးကန့် ကိုယ်ပိုင်အုပ်ချုပ်ခွင့်ရ ဒေသ [kóka̰ɴ kòbàɪɴ ʔoʊʔtɕʰoʊʔ kʰwɪ̰ɴja̰ dèθa̰]), as stipulated by the 2008 Constitution, is a self-administered zone in northern Shan State.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The Kokang Self-Administered Zone consists of 2 townships:[2]

Both townships are administratively part of Laukkaing District. The zone is intended to be self-administered by the Kokang people. Its official name was announced by decree on 20 August 2010.[3]

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Coordinates: 23°44′31″N 98°34′49″E / 23.74194°N 98.58028°E / 23.74194; 98.58028