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Taunggyi Destination Guide

Discover Taunggyi in Myanmar!

Taunggyi in the region of Shan with it's 160,115 habitants is a town located in Myanmar - some 93 mi (or 149 km) North-East of Nay Pyi Taw, the country's capital.

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Local time in Taunggyi is now 04:01 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Rangoon" with an UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Lampang, Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai, Yawnghwe, Wan-loi Namlang or Sop Pong. When in this area, you might want to check out Wabya, Wabya, Tilonpeng, Thitpintaung, Thinbawbin and Kywe E 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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07:48 min ( September 09, 2012 by smartboy575)
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Taunggyi Balloon Festival 2011

08:16 min ( January 11, 2012 by RepublicOfMikeVideo)
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The famous Taunggyi Balloon Festival. The first balloon we saw set the bar for the rest of the festival. The balloon failed to get off the ground and snagged on a telephone pole. Incinerating a few fo...

Taunggyi Tazaungdaing Storng Crashing 20...

02:06 min ( December 02, 2012 by Khant Thura)
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28. on Taunggyi Tazaungtai Crash Name: Naing Group(Engineers Group) Total Money:20 MMK. ($237.248 USD) Why : Because This has not time to fly


07:50 min ( July 06, 2012 by changaungyone)
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From Nyaung Shwe to Taunggyi sightseeing (half day)by taxi fee KTS.

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Interesting facts about this location


Taunggyi, is the capital of Shan State, Myanmar. Taunggyi has an estimated population of 205,000 as of 2010, making it the fifth largest city in Myanmar, and is at an elevation of 4,712 feet above sea level. The name Taunggyi means "huge mountain" in the Burmese language, and is named after the ridge on the east of the city, part of the Shan Hills system, whose prominent high point is called Taung-chun or "The Spur. " Locally this spur is popularly known as Phaya Taung.

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Located at 20.78, 97.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Taunggyi District, Taunggyi Township, Township capitals of Burma

Taunggyi University

Taunggyi University, located in Taunggyi, is the main university in Shan State, Myanmar. The university offers bachelor's, master's and doctorate degree programs in liberal arts and sciences.

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Located at 20.78, 97.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Arts and Science universities in Burma, Buildings and structures in Shan State, Universities and colleges in Burma, Universities and colleges in Shan State

Meiktila Institute of Economics

The Meiktila Institute of Economics, located in Meiktila, Mandalay Region, is one of three universities of economics and business in Myanmar. The institute offers undergraduate and graduate degrees and diplomas, mostly in commerce, statistics and economics. It also has a small number of graduate degree programs, including a full-time MBA and MPA program.

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Located at 20.78, 97.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Business schools in Burma, Universities and colleges in Burma, Universities and colleges in Mandalay Region, Universities and colleges in Meiktila

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