District of the State are Taunggyi. Loilem. Lashio. Muse. Kyaukme. Kunlong. Laukkai. Kengtung Mongsan. Monhpyak and Tachileik. Shan State is formed with 54 townships and 193 wards and village-tracts. The capital of Shan State is Taunggyi. Wa (Lwela) people are the dwellers in Hopang Township on the east of Thanlwin River. As natural products. manganese is found in Hopong. Hopong is situated in the southern part of Shan State. Located near the capital city of Shan State. Taunggyi. Hopong is about 10 km from Taunggyi and therefore is accessible by car from Taunggyi.