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Shwegyagon Destination Guide

Delve into Shwegyagon in Myanmar

Shwegyagon in the region of Bago is a city in Myanmar - some 95 mi or ( 153 km ) South-West of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital .

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Current time in Shwegyagon is now 08:16 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Rangoon " with a UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Mae Hong Son, Chiang Mai, Chittagong, Ywathitkon, and Ywathagon. While being here, make sure to check out Mae Hong Son . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Shwegyagon ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Baw Baw Gyi Pagoda

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Baw Baw Gyi Pagoda at Pyay, Myanmar. Built by King Duttabaung in AD 5th Century. ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Pyay

Pyay is a town in the Bago Region in Burma (Myanmar). Pyay is located on the Ayeyarwady River (Irrawaddy River) and is 260 km northwest of Yangon. The British Irrawaddy Flotilla Company established the current town in the late 19th century on the Ayeyarwady River (Irrawaddy River) as a transshipment point for cargo between Upper and Lower Burma. The district of Pyay encompasses the valley of the Ayeyarwady, located between Thayetmyo, Hinthada and Tharrawaddy districts.

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Located at 18.82 95.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Old Cities of Mon people, Populated places in Bago Region, Township capitals of Burma

Battle of Prome

The battle of Prome was a land-based battle between the Kingdom of Burma and the British Empire that took place near the city of Prome, modern day Pyay, in 1825 as part of the First Anglo-Burmese War. It was the last-ditch effort by the Burmese to drive out the British from Lower Burma. The poorly equipped Burmese army despite the advantage in numbers suffered a defeat. The British army's subsequent march toward north threatened Ava, which led to peace negotiation by the Kingdom of Burma.

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Located at 18.82 95.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: 1825 in Burma, Battles involving Burma, Battles involving the United Kingdom, Conflicts in 1825

Pyay District

Pyay District is a district of the Bago Division in central Burma (Myanmar). The capital lies at Pyay.

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Located at 18.70 95.37 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Bago Region, Districts of Burma, Pyay District

Paungdale

Paungdale` is a small town about 12 miles from Pyay and 13 miles from Pauk Khaung ေပါက္ေခါင္း in Myanmar. Notable people from Paungdale` include U Ne Winဗိုလ္ခ်ုပ္ၿကီး ေနဝင္း ]. U Aung Htwe (ဒုတိယ ဗိုလ္ခ်ုပ္ၿကီး ေအာင္ေထြး) စာေ၇းဆ၇ာ တကၠသိုလ္ဘုန္းနိုင္ Bhone Naing (Novelist) Famous Author 25px 15x30px This Bago Division location article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

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Located at 18.85 95.38 (Lat./Long.); Less than 27 km away
Tags: Populated places in Bago Region