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Kunhing is located in Myanmar
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 21°18′10″N 98°25′36″E / 21.30278°N 98.42667°E / 21.30278; 98.42667Coordinates: 21°18′10″N 98°25′36″E / 21.30278°N 98.42667°E / 21.30278; 98.42667
Country Myanmar
State Shan State
DistrictLoilem District
TownshipKunhing Township
Elevation504 m (1,654 ft)
Time zoneUTC+6.30 (MST)

Kunhing (Kunhein) is located in Kunhing Township in the middle part of southern Shan state, Myanmar. The name Kunhein refers to "a thousand island" in the local Shan language.


Kunhing is located by the Nam Pang River, an important tributary of the Salween.[2]


As refers to 1983 census figures, it has less than 30,000 population; primarily Shans. Minorities are Akar, Lisu and Palaung.

Places of interest[edit]

Kunhing Bridge – over 400 metres (1,300 ft) in length crossing over two big islands in the Nam Pang River. It is one of the main bridges on the Taunggyi-Kengtung Road.


  1. ^ GoogleEarth
  2. ^ Current Status of Dam Projects on Burma’s Salween River, 1,615ft (492.25 meter) above the sea level