Kenghkam or Keng Hkam (also known as Kyaingkan) was a Shan state in what is today Burma. The capital was the town of Keng Hkam, located by the Nam Pang River.[1]

Kenghkam State
State of the Shan States
1811–1882
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Keng Hkam State in an Imperial Gazetteer of India map
CapitalKeng Hkam
Area 
• 1901
432.5 km2 (167.0 sq mi)
Population 
• 1901
5458
History
History 
• State founded
1811
• Annexed by Mongnai State
1882
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Konbaung dynasty
Mongnai State

HistoryEdit

Kenghkam was initially a tributary of the Konbaung dynasty. It was founded in 1811 and was located north of the sub-state of Kengtawng. The state was occupied by Mongnai State from 1870 to 1874 and again from 1878 to 1882, when it was annexed directly.[2]

RulersEdit

The rulers of the state bore the title Myoza.[3]

  • 1811 - 1854 Bodaw Sao Hkam Yi
  • 1855 - 1864 Sao Hkun Mwe
  • 1864 - 1870 Naw Hkam Leng
  • 1870 - 1870 incorporated into Möngnai
  • 1874 - 1878 Sao Hkun Long
  • 1878 - 1882 incorporated into Möngnai
  • 1882 - c.1889 Sao Naw Süng
  • c.1889 - 1905 Hkun Un (b. 18.. - d. 1905)
  • 1905 - 19.. Hkun Nawng Hkam (b. 1891 - d. 19..)
  • 1905 - 1914? Sao Nang Tid Hti La (f) -Regent

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 15, p. 200.
  2. ^ "WHKMLA : History of the Shan States". 18 May 2010. Retrieved 21 December 2010.
  3. ^ Ben Cahoon (2000). "World Statesmen.org: Shan and Karenni States of Burma". Retrieved 21 December 2010.

Coordinates: 21°52′0″N 97°22′0″E / 21.86667°N 97.36667°E / 21.86667; 97.36667