Pa'O Self-Administered Zone

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Pa'O Self-Administered Zone
Self-Administered Zone
Flag of Pa'O Self-Administered Zone
Location of Pa'O Self-Administered Zone
Country  Myanmar
State Shan State
No. of Townships 3
Time zone MST (UTC+6.30)

Pa'O Self-Administered Zone (Burmese: ပအိုဝ်းကိုယ်ပိုင်အုပ်ချုပ်ခွင့်ရဒေသ [pəʔo̰ kòbàɪɴ ʔoʊʔtɕʰoʊʔ kʰwɪ̰ɴja̰ dèθa̰]), as stipulated by the 2008 Myanmar Constitution, is a self-administered zone consisting of 3 townships in Shan State:[1][2]

The three townships are administratively part of Taunggyi District. Its official name was announced by decree on 20 August 2010.[3] The zone is self-administered by the Pa-O people, and is de facto governed by the Pa-O National Organisation.


Coordinates: 20°47′39″N 97°10′24″E / 20.79417°N 97.17333°E / 20.79417; 97.17333