Matman Township

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Matman
Matman is located in Myanmar
Matman
Matman
Coordinates: 21°57′0″N 98°52′0″E / 21.95000°N 98.86667°E / 21.95000; 98.86667
Country  Burma
State Shan State
Self-Administered Division Wa
Capital Matman
Elevation 4,196 ft (1,279 m)
Time zone UTC+6:30 (MMT)

Matman Township, also known as Metman Township, is a township of the Wa Self-Administered Division of Shan State,[2] formerly and conterminously part of Matman District. The capital of the township is Matman.

History[edit]

Historically most of the area had been the mountainous and wooded northwestern end of Kengtung State.[3] Prior to 2011 the Township was carved out from parts of Hopang District and Kengtung District.[4]

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ GoogleEarth
  2. ^ "Map of Shan State". Archived from the original on 2012-03-14. Retrieved 2014-09-01.
  3. ^ Donald M. Seekins, Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar), p. 251
  4. ^ Page 10 Column 3[permanent dead link]