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Myitkyina Destination Guide

Discover Myitkyina in Myanmar!

Myitkyina in the region of Kachin with it's 90,894 habitants is a place located in Myanmar - some 398 mi (or 640 km) North of Nay Pyi Taw, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Myitkyina in Myanmar

Local time in Myitkyina is now 01:56 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Rangoon" with an UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Kohima, Itanagar, Imphal, Zhedao, Zhangfeng or Katkyo. When in this area, you might want to check out Zigyun, Waingmaw, Thagaya, Sitapur, Sara-gahtawng and Charpate as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

22°C / 72 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Evening Temperature 21°C / 69 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 93%
Air Pressure 995.9 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 88% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Friday, 24th of November 2017
Light rain, calm, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 23°C (73 °F)
Night: 19°C (65 °F)
Saturday, 25th of November 2017
Light rain, calm, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 23°C (74 °F)
Night: 16°C (61 °F)
Sunday, 26th of November 2017
Light rain, calm, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 25°C (76 °F)
Night: 17°C (62 °F)

Videos

Kachin manau festival Misterfrancis's ph...

01:53 min ( November 11, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 3,253 - Rating: 5/5

Preview of Misterfrancis's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these...

Train from Myitkyina

12:10 min ( November 10, 2012 by miloderu1)
Views: 76 - Rating: 5/5

Glimpses of scenery from the train, Myitkyina to Mandalay. Being just a week away from Thingyan (water festival) the train was already a target for water bombs,so couldn't get many stations along the ...


Myanmar Jade Land

06:16 min ( August 30, 2009 by kosoeu)
Views: 9,689 - Rating: 3.66667/5

About Myanmar Jade mine at Northern Myanmar. Manual work

Three days on the Irrawaddy River Castew...

00:52 min ( February 13, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW2)
Views: 517 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Castewart's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vid...


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Interesting facts about this location

Myitkyina

Myitkyina is the capital city of Kachin State in Myanmar (Burma), located 1,480 kilometers from Yangon, and 785 kilometers from Mandalay. In Burmese it means "near the big river", and in fact "Myitkyina" lies on the west bank of the Ayeyarwady River, just below 40 kilometers from Myit-son of its two headstreams. It is the northernmost river port and railway terminus in Myanmar.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 25.38, 97.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Irrawaddy River, Populated places in Kachin State, Township capitals of Burma

Kawmein Pagoda

Kawmein Pagoda is a pagoda in Myitkyina, Myanmar. It is also known as Myoti Pagoda. In July 2010, Vice-Senior General Maung Aye, and wife Daw Mya Mya San attended ceremony at the pagoda to hoist diamond orbs.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 25.38, 97.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Buddhist temples in Burma, Myitkyina

Myitkyina University

Myitkyina University is a university in northern Myitkyina, Myanmar. Since 1996, on-campus student housing has been banned. However, there are plans to reopen the Hkakabo (to house 120 male students) and Swunparabo (to house 128 female students) residence halls in 2013.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 25.38, 97.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Myitkyina, Universities and colleges in Burma

Myitkyina Airport

Myitkyina Airport is an airport in Myitkyina, Burma.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 25.38, 97.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in Burma, Airports in Burma

Nampong Air Force Base

Nampong Air Force Base is a Myanmar Air Force base in Myitkyina, Myanmar (Burma). Formerly known as Myikyina West, it is located several miles to the west of Myitkyina. It is in current military use and home to a fighter squadron and an attack squadron.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 25.38, 97.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in Burma, Airports in Burma

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