Travel Myanmar Destinations >> Kachin

Kachin state, which is located in the extreme north of Myanmar lie between the upper region of the Ayeyarwady and the Chindwin river. Kachin State is featured basically with the plain mountain ranges and a lot of summits, big tree forests, cool clear brooks all silence. It s approximate area is 34,379 square miles. Being on an average of 3,000 ft above sea level, the eastern portion of Kachin sSate possesses the couching of Inmaikha and the Malika, the two tributaries to form the Ayeyawady river .The largest natural lake in Myanmar named Inndawgyi, 40 miles long, 70 miles broad lie on the upper region of the Moekaung river in this lake. Myitkyina is the capital of Kachin State. The Kachins, the Shans, Azis , Mine Thars, Liphaws etc are the nationalities living in Kachin State.Kachins who are one of the union nationalities have seven ethnic branches whose traditional dances are different to each other. There are five dances of Manaw dance performed auspicious occasions. Lawaw San Waysan dance performed for the occasion of celebrating World victory and Sum wat, Junpaw is a traditional dance performed by Lachees of Kachin nationalities are famous. see photos of Kachin State





Festivals of the Kachin State: Kachin Manaw Festival

See the interesting places located in Kachin State: >> Bahmo, Myitkyina, Putao

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Chin State: Hakha, Falam, Htantalan, Mindat, Tiddim

Kayin (Karen) State: Pa-an (Ba-an)

Kayah State: Loikaw

Magwe (Magwe) Division: Pakokku, Pakhangyi, Salay (Sa-le)

Mandalay Division: Amarapura, Bagan, Inwa (Ava), Mandalay, Mogoke, Popa Mountain, Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)

Mon State: Kyaikhtiyo, Mawlamyine, Thanphyuzayat

Northern Shan State: Hsipaw, Lashio, Muse

Rakhine State: Mrauk Oo, Sittwe Ngapali Beach

Sagaing Division: Kalay, Mingun, Monywa, Sagaing, Shwebo Tamu

Southern Shan State: Inle, Kalaw, Kakku, Kyaing Tong, Mong La, Nyaungshwe, Pindaya, Tachileik, Taunggyi

Thanintharyi Division: Dawei (Tavoy), Kawthaung, Myeik (Mergui), Mergui Archipelagos

Yangon Division: Yangon, Thanlyin, Twante


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