ကချင်ပြည်နယ်

Kachin State


ကချင်ပြည်နယ် (Kachin State) is located in the nort of Myanmar and bordered by China. The southern tip of the Himalayas with Myanmar's highest mountain, Hkakabo Razi (5,889 m asl) is in the north of the state. While the economy of Kachin State is predominantly based on agricultura, gold and jade mining is also important. The most famous jade mines are located at Phakant/Hpakan.