2016-05-26-11-11-47  DESTINATIONS   |

Loikaw, the capital of the Kayah (Karenni) State, is at an elevation of 1,200 meters. Unique inhabitants of the region are members of the Padaung ethnic group, the women of which are famous for their elongated necks fitted with layers of brass rings. The attractive, pleasant surroundings of the Lawpita Falls and the Lawpita Hydroelectric Power Plant – which produces a quarter of the hydroelectric power generated in Myanmar – are 20 kilometres east of Loikaw. 

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