Mong Yawng

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Mong Yawng
Town
Mong Yawng is located in Myanmar
Mong Yawng
Mong Yawng
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 21°11′0″N 100°22′0″E / 21.18333°N 100.36667°E / 21.18333; 100.36667Coordinates: 21°11′0″N 100°22′0″E / 21.18333°N 100.36667°E / 21.18333; 100.36667
Country  Burma
Region Shan State
District Mong Hpayak District
Township Mong Yawng Township
Population
 • Ethnicities Shan, Wa, Arkha
 • Religions Theravada Buddhism
Time zone UTC+6.30 (MST)

Mong Yawng (Burmese: မိုင်းယောင်းမြို့) is a town, located in eastern Shan State, Myanmar.

History

Mongyawng State (Möngyawng) was one of the Shan States. It was annexed by Kengtung State in 1815. Mong Yawng was the capital of the State.[1][2]

References

  1. ^ Shan and Karenni States - World Statesmen
  2. ^ Sanda Simms, The Kingdoms of Laos. p. 207


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