Tawngpeng ("Loi Lung" in Shan; "Taungbaing" in Burmese cite book|title=Lords of the Sunset: A Tour in the Shan States |last=Collis | first=Maurice | year = 1938 | publisher=Dodd, Mead & Company ] ) is a district in
Burmaand was a Palaungstate in the Northern Shan States prior to the de-recognition of independent Shan States by the military government of Burmain 1962. The capital of Tawngpeng is at Namshan.
Tawngpeng is a center for tea production in the Shan States.cite web |url=http://www.burmalibrary.org/show.php?cat=270 |title=Shan History |publisher=BurmaLibrary.org |accessdate=2008-01-29] .
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