Leshi Township

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Leshi Township
Leshi Township is located in Burma
Leshi Township
Leshi Township
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 25°27′N 94°57′E / 25.450°N 94.950°E / 25.450; 94.950Coordinates: 25°27′N 94°57′E / 25.450°N 94.950°E / 25.450; 94.950
Country  Burma
Region Sagaing Region
District Naga Self-Administered Zone
Capital Leshi
Time zone MST (UTC+6.30)

Leshi Township , Lashe Township or Lay Shi Township is a mountainous[1] township in the Naga Self-Administered Zone[2] in the Sagaing Division of Burma (Myanmar).[3] The principal town is Leshi. There is a major road under construction down from Lashi to the Chindwin River at Tamanthi in Homalin Township.[1][4]

In 2010, a potion of Hkamti Township in the Naga Hills, including the Naga village of Yawpami, was transferred to Leshi Township, to facilitate the creation of the Naga Self-Administered Zone.[1]


Among the towns and villages in Leshi Township are[5][1] Amimi (Ahmimi), Heirnkut (Heinkwet), Kholar, Naungkatiat (Naungkantlant), Ngacham (Ngakyan), Pansat (Panset), Sainolin (Saungnoelin), Saungkin (Sonkin), Somra (Sumnarar), Tsera and Yawpami (Rawparmee).


  1. ^ a b c d "Sagaing Division (Upper)" map Myanmar Information Management Unit, Map Id: MIMU270v01, 5 August 2010
  2. ^ "Constitution of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar (2008)" Chapter II "State Structure" paragraph 56(a), page 17
  3. ^ "Myanmar States/Divisions & Townships Overview Map" Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU)
  4. ^ Staff (18 January 2005) "Strive for regional development and further strengthen national unity" New Light of Myanmar 12(277): page 2
  5. ^ "Lashe Google Satellite Map" Lashe (Burma) google maps gazetteer at Maplandia

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