Kyethi

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Kyethi (Kesi)
Town
Kyethi (Kesi) is located in Myanmar
Kyethi (Kesi)
Kyethi (Kesi)
Coordinates: 21°55′48″N 97°49′18″E / 21.93°N 97.8218°E / 21.93; 97.8218Coordinates: 21°55′48″N 97°49′18″E / 21.93°N 97.8218°E / 21.93; 97.8218
Country  Myanmar
State  Shan State
District Loilem District
Township Kyethi Township
Time zone UTC+6:30 (MMT)
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Kyethi (Kyethi or Kehsi) is the main town of Kyethi Township, Loilem District, in the Shan State of Burma. The main town is Kesi (Kyethi or Kehsi). Highway 442 passes through Kyethi town.[2]

History

Kehsi, located by the Nam Heng River, was the capital of Kehsi Mansam, one of the Shan States. It had a population of 618 in 1901.[3]

References

  1. ^ GoogleEarth
  2. ^ Kyethi, Myanmar (Burma)
  3. ^ Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 15, p. 196.
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