Hsi Hseng

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Hsi Hseng
ဆီဆိုင်မြို့
Town
Skyline of Hsi Hseng
Hsi Hseng is located in Myanmar
Hsi Hseng
Hsi Hseng
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 20°9′N 97°15′E / 20.150°N 97.250°E / 20.150; 97.250Coordinates: 20°9′N 97°15′E / 20.150°N 97.250°E / 20.150; 97.250
Country  Myanmar
Division  Shan State
Districts Taunggyi District
Township Hsi Hseng Township
Time zone MST (UTC+6.30)

Hsi Hseng or Hsi-hseng (Burmese: ဆီဆိုင်မြို့) is a town in the Shan State of eastern Burma. It is located in Hsi Hseng Township in Taunggyi District and lies along National Highway 5. It is connected to Loisawn in the north and Tongkaw in the south.[1] The area is a known producer of opium and methamphetamine; poppy fields and a methamphetamine factory have been reported in Hsi Hseng.[2] Gee Dong was killed near Hsi Hseng in 1974.[3]

References

  1. ^ Maps (Map). Google Maps. 
    - Bing Maps (Map). Microsoft and Harris Corporation Earthstar Geographics LLC. 
  2. ^ British Broadcasting Corporation. Monitoring Service (1996). Summary of world broadcasts: Asia, Pacific. British Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 28 September 2011. 
    - Lintner, Bertil (1999). Burma in revolt: opium and insurgency since 1948. Silkworm Press. ISBN 978-974-7100-78-5. Retrieved 28 September 2011. 
    - International Campaign to Ban Landmines (2002). Landmine monitor report 2002: toward a mine-free world. Human Rights Watch. p. 628. ISBN 978-1-56432-277-7. Retrieved 28 September 2011. 
  3. ^ Christensen, Russ; Ṅhakʻ, Chūʺ (2006). The Pa-O: rebels and refugees. Silkworm Books. p. 32. ISBN 978-974-9575-93-2. Retrieved 28 September 2011. 

External links

  • Satellite map at Maplandia.com
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