Shan States

Shan States
geographical name mountainous region SE Asia ruled by the Shan people 12th-16th centuries; now in E Myanmar

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  • Shan States — Princely States ←   …   Wikipedia

  • Shan States —    The term refers to both to a unique kind of polity established by Shans (Tai) in various parts of Burma since at least the 13th century and a group of such polities, known as the Federated Shan States after 1922, which enjoyed a measure of… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • Shan States Communist Party — was a communist party in Shan State, Burma. The party was founded in 1956. On May 10, 1958, the party, 251 armed fighters and 150 other party members, surrendered to the government.The party leadership consisted of Bo Hla Min (chairman), Bo Min… …   Wikipedia

  • Federated Shan States — Die Federated Shan States, auf deutsch Konföderierte Shan Staaten, war ein Zusammenschluss von 33 ehemals selbstständigen Shan Fürstentümern (Mong) im Shan Staat in Myanmar. Der Zusammenschluss wurde 1922 von der Britischen Kolonialregierung… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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

  • Shan (Begriffsklärung) — Shan steht für: Shan, eine Ethnie, die größte nationale Minderheit Myanmars Shan (Sprache), ihre gleichnamige Muttersprache Shan Staat eine der vierzehn Verwaltungseinheiten in Myanmar. Federated Shan States, war ein Zusammenschluss von 33… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shan — Infobox Ethnic group group=Shan poptime=6 million (est.) popplace=Myanmar rels=Theravada Buddhism, Animism langs=Shan, Burmese, others related=The Shan ( my. ရှမ်းလူမျိုး; IPA2|ʃán lùmjóʊ; zh cp|c=|p=dǎn zú) are a Tai ethnic group of Southeast… …   Wikipedia

  • 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)

  • Shan — /shahn, shan/, n., pl. Shans, (esp. collectively) Shan. 1. a group of Mongoloid tribes in the hills of Burma. 2. a language spoken in the Shan States and belonging to the Tai group of languages. * * * I Shan Tai Any member of a Southeast Asian… …   Universalium