Mongmao Township

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Mongmao
မိုင်းမောမြို့နယ်
Township
Mongmao is located in Myanmar
Mongmao
Mongmao
Coordinates: 22°58′0″N 98°58′0″E / 22.96667°N 98.96667°E / 22.96667; 98.96667
Country  Burma
State Shan State
Self-Administered Division Wa
Elevation[1] 4,820 ft (1,470 m)
Time zone UTC+6:30 (MMT)

Mongmao Township is a township of Hopang District of Shan State,.[2] Prior to 2011, it belonged to Lashio District.[3] Its principal town is Mongmao.

History

Its population before 1995 was 77,378 and Wa people were 59,105 out of them.[4]

Ministers, Ambassadors and UN Resident representatives made a tour in January 2004 and they were told in a presentation that there was no poppy fields in Wa area including Mongmao.[5] Rubber, orange, lychee and tea are grown as poppy substitute.[6]

Mongmao Constituency for People Assembly was canceled in General Election 2010.[7] Paung Nap from Wa Democratic Party is elected for National Assembly seat allocated for Hopang, Mongmao, Pangwaun, Namphan, Matman and Pangsang Township.[8]

References

  1. ^ GoogleEarth
  2. ^ Map of Shan State Archived 2012-03-14 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Page 10 Column 3[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Self-administered areas and zones"
  5. ^ Tour
  6. ^ MRTV3
  7. ^ Facts/Constituencies/Peoples Assembly/Shan State.php Peoples Assembly
  8. ^ Facts/Constituencies/National Assembly/Shan State.php National Assembly


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