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Wan Loi Destination Guide

Touring Wan Loi in Myanmar

Wan Loi in the region of Shan is located in Myanmar - some 248 mi or ( 399 km ) North-East of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital city .

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Time in Wan Loi is now 05:42 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Rangoon " with a UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Lampang, Chiang Mai, Mengsuo, Menglang, and Mengdong. Being here already, consider visiting Lampang . Check out our recomendations for Wan Loi ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Mong Pawk

Mong Pawk is a town in Shan State of far eastern Myanmar only 10 kilometres from the border with China. It is just south of Pangkham. It is part of Mong Yang Township. Mong Yang is under Myanmar Government control but Mong Pawk is under the control of UWSA. 23rd anniversary of mutiny was held in Mong Pawk on 17th April 2012.

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Located at 22.02 99.32 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Populated places in Shan State


Pangkham, formerly known as Pangsang, Panghsang before 1999, is a town in far eastern Shan State of Myanmar (Burma). It is situated on River Nam Hka near the border with Yunnan Province, China. It is opposite of Meng Lian, a China town of Yunnan Province. It is the de facto capital of Wa State, officially designated as Special Region No. 2, while Hopang is its capital assigned by Myanmar government.

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Located at 22.17 99.18 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Burma–China border crossings, History of Yunnan, Populated places in Shan State

Wa State

Wa State is an unrecognised state in Burma (Myanmar) and is currently subsumed under the official Wa Special Region 2 of the Northern Shan State. The administrative capital is Pangkham (Chinese: 邦康; pinyin: Bāngkāng, formerly known as Panghsang, 邦桑). The name Wa derives from an ethnic group, who speaks a language in the Austroasiatic family of languages. Wa State has a population of an estimated 558,000. Wa State is an undefined area that encloses eastern Shan State.

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Located at 22.17 99.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
Tags: Chinese-speaking countries and territories, Geography of Burma, Secession in Burma, States and territories established in 1989, Unrecognized or largely unrecognized states