The Ann, also pronounced as En, live in the highlands of Shan State.The Ann are one dozens of sub-groups of the Shan people, the biggest of the ethnic minority groups in Myanmar, which also include the Kayin, Rakhine, Mon, Kachin and Kayah.
The Kayah are one of Myanmar’s main races. The are 134 national races by official count, of which the eight major races are the Bamar, Chin, Kachin, Kayah, Kayin, Mon, Rakhine and Shan.According to history, the Kayah people were once included in the Kayin ethnic group. During the colonial era, they were known as the Karenni ethnic group, or Red Karen, because of the colour of their clothes.
There are 134 national races in Myanmar by official count, of which the eight major races are the Chin, Kachin, Kayah, Kayin, Shan, Mon, Rakhine and Bamar (Burmese).
Most of the people are Theravada Buddhists, who comprised about 85% of the population, followed by Christians (about 10%) ..