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Naga Self-Administered Zone
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The Naga Self-Administered Zone (Burmese: နာဂကိုယ်ပိုင်အုပ်ချုပ်ခွင့်ရဒေသ [nàɡa̰ kòbàɪɴ ʔoʊʔtɕʰoʊʔ kʰwɪ̰ɴja̰ dèθa̰]), as stipulated by the 2008 Constitution of Myanmar, is a self-administered zone consisting of three townships in the Sagaing Region:
Those three townships were administratively part of Hkamti District. Its official name was announced by decree on 20 August 2010. The zone is to be self-administered by the Naga people. Its administrative seat is the town of Lahe.
In August 2016, an outbreak of measles caused the deaths of 44 children. The outbreak may have been caused by lack measles vaccination because of the poor health infrastructure. The Naga people in Myanmar are mainly Christian like their people in India, but one-third of them practice Theravada Buddhism.