Pa Laung Self-Administered Zone

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Pa Laung Self-Administered Zone
ပလောင် ကိုယ်ပိုင်အုပ်ချုပ်ခွင့်ရ ဒေသ
Self-administered zone
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Country  Myanmar
State Shan State
No. of Townships 2
Capital Namhsan
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 110,805
Time zone MMT (UTC+6.30)

The Palaung Self-Administered Zone (Burmese: ပလောင် ကိုယ်ပိုင်အုပ်ချုပ်ခွင့်ရ ဒေသ [pəlàʊɴ kòbàɪɴ ʔoʊʔtɕʰoʊʔ kʰwɪ̰ɴja̰ dèθa̰]) is a self-administered zone consisting of two townships in Shan State:[2]

It was created as a separately administered unit by the 2008 Constitution.[2] Its official name was announced by decree on 20 August 2010.[3][4] The zone is to be self-administered by the Palaung people. Its capital is the town of Namhsan.[3]

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Coordinates: 22°58′08″N 97°10′14″E / 22.96889°N 97.17056°E / 22.96889; 97.17056