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Tawngpeng (Loi Lung in Shan; Taungbaing in Burmese [1]) is a district in Burma. The capital of Tawngpeng is at Namhsan.

Tawngpeng
Tawngpeng is located in Myanmar
Tawngpeng
Tawngpeng
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 22°57′54″N 97°9′48″E / 22.96500°N 97.16333°E / 22.96500; 97.16333Coordinates: 22°57′54″N 97°9′48″E / 22.96500°N 97.16333°E / 22.96500; 97.16333
CountryBurma
DivisionShan State
Population
 (2005)
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Palaung
Time zoneUTC+6.30 (MST)

Tawngpeng is a center for tea production in the Shan States.[2]

HistoryEdit

Tawngpeng State was a Palaung state in the Northern Shan States prior to the de-recognition of independent Shan States by the military government of Burma in 1962.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Collis, Maurice (1938). Lords of the Sunset: A Tour in the Shan States. Dodd, Mead & Company.
  2. ^ "Shan History". BurmaLibrary.org. Retrieved 2008-01-29.