Karenni State

   See Kayah State

Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar). . 2014.

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  • Kayah (Karenni) State —    One of Burma s 14 states and divisions, with an area of 11,733 square kilometers (4,530 square miles), making it the smallest state and the second smallest of Burma s regional jurisdictions. The population was estimated at 266,000 in 2000… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • Karenni — ethnic group group=Karenni poptime=Unknown popplace=Myanmar, Thailand relsChristianity, Animism, =Theravada Buddhism langs= Kayah, Karen (Kanyaw), Kayaw, Kayan related= Karenni, also known as Red Karen or Kayah, are a Sino Tibetan people, living… …   Wikipedia

  • Karenni National Progressive Party —    (KNPP)    An ethnic minority armed group that operates along the Burma Thai border in Kayah (Karenni) State. Its stated purpose is to defend the independence of the Karenni States, recognized by the British in 1875, from Burmese intrusion,… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • Karenni States —    Comprising what is now Kayah (Karenni) State, they were five principalities under the authority of Karenni (Kayah) rulers who entered into a subordinate alliance with the British government outside of the sovereignty of British India in 1875.… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • Kayah State — ကယားပြည်နယ်   State   Myanma transcription(s)  – Burmese …   Wikipedia

  • Shan State — ရှမ်းပြည်နယ်   State   Myanma transcription(s)  – Burmese …   Wikipedia

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  • Shan State —    In land area, the largest of Burma s states and divisions, covering 155,801 square kilometers or (155 square miles). It contains 11 districts (Taunggyi, Loilem, Lashio, Muse, Kyaukme, Kunlong, Laukkai, Keng Tung, Monghsat, Monghpyak, and… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • List of Shan state rulers — The Shan State of Myanmar (also known as Burma) was once made up of a large number of traditional monarchies or fiefdoms. Three ranks of chiefs where recognized by the Burmese king and later by the British administration. These ranks were Saopha… …   Wikipedia

  • Shan State Army —    (SSA) (SOUTH)    An ethnic armed group that continues to resist the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC). After Khun Sa signed a cease fire with the SPDC s predecessor, the State Law and Order Restoration Council, in January 1996, the… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

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