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Atayaw Destination Guide

Discover Atayaw in Myanmar

Atayaw in the region of Ayeyarwady is a town located in Myanmar - some 224 mi or ( 360 km ) South of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital .

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Local time in Atayaw is now 05:38 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Rangoon " with a UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: New Sukhothai, Sawankhalok, Lampang, Chiang Rai, and Chiang Mai. When in this area, you might want to check out New Sukhothai . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Atayaw ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Dedaye

Dedaye is a town in the Ayeyarwady Region of south-west Myanmar. It is the seat of the Dedaye Township in the Pyapon District.

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Located at 16.40 95.88 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Populated places in Ayeyarwady Region, Township capitals of Burma

Twante Canal

The Twante Canal is a canal that connects the Irrawaddy River and the Yangon river in Myanmar. The 35 km canal is a heavily used short cut between the city of Yangon and the Irrawaddy Division. The canal is named after the town of Twante, located near the canal's mid-way point. The canal was the quickest route from Yangon to the Irrawaddy Delta until the 1990s when roads between Yangon and the Irrawaddy Division became usable year round. The canal is still heavily used.

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Located at 16.72 95.96 (Lat./Long.); Less than 27 km away
Tags: Canals in Burma, Yangon Region

Ma-ubin

Ma-ubin or Maubin is a town in the Ayeyarwady Division of south-west Burma. It is the seat of the Ma-ubin Township in the Ma-ubin District. The population as of 1993 was 42,000. The inhabitants of the town, as well as the district are mainly Bamar and Karen. During Cyclone Nargis which devastated the Irrawaddy Delta, the Burmese military offered convoys to refugees to Ma-ubin to escape the devastation in worse-hit areas.

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Located at 16.73 95.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 31 km away
Tags: Populated places in Ayeyarwady Region, Township capitals of Burma