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Thawna Chaung in the region of Bago is a place in Myanmar - some 61 mi or ( 99 km ) South of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital city .

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Time in Thawna Chaung is now 11:44 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Rangoon " with a UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tha Song Yang, Mae Hong Son, Lampang, Chiang Rai, and Chiang Mai. Since you are here already, consider visiting Tha Song Yang . We saw some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Thawna Chaung ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Ethnies birmanes

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Diaporama de notre voyage en Birmanie en février - mars 2009. Participez à notre action humanitaire: www.mingalaba.org ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Oktwin

Battle of Oktwin March 20–23, 1942, was the second battle in the Battle of Yunnan-Burma Road in the Burma Campaign of World War II and Second Sino-Japanese War. On March 20, the Japanese 143rd Regiment plus cavalry units of the 55th Division attacked the positions of the Chinese 5th Army Cavalry Regiment north of the Kan River, driving the Chinese forces back with heavy losses.

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Located at 18.83 96.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: 1942 in Burma, 1942 in Japan, Battles of the Second Sino-Japanese War, History of Burma, World War II operations and battles of the Southeast Asia Theatre

Taungoo

Taungoo is a city in the Bago Region of Myanmar, located 220 km from Yangon, towards the northeastern end of the division, with mountain ranges to both east and west. The main industry is in forestry products, with teak and other hardwoods extracted from the mountains. The city is also known for its areca palms, to the extent that a Burmese proverb for unexpected good fortune is equated to a "betel lover winning a trip to Taungoo".

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Located at 18.93 96.43 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Populated places established in 1510, Populated places in Bago Region, Township capitals of Burma

Battle of Tachiao

Battle of Tachiao (March 18–19, 1942), was the first clash in the Battle of Yunnan-Burma Road in the Burma Campaign of World War II and Second Sino-Japanese War. Advanced elements of the 200th Division arrived at Toungoo on March 8, 1942 and took over defensive positions from the British forces. The city of Toungoo itself would be the main defensive position of the Chinese forces, with an outpost a few kilometers to the south at Oktwin.

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Located at 18.94 96.43 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: 1942 in Burma, 1942 in Japan, Battles of the Second Sino-Japanese War, Conflicts in 1942, Military history of Burma during World War II, World War II operations and battles of the Southeast Asia Theatre

National Highway 5 (Burma)

National Highway 5 (NR5) is a highway of southern-central Burma. It connects Taungoo to Hopong, east of Taunggyi. The highway is fed by the National Highway 1 at Taungoo at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:18|56|31|N|96|26|36|E| | |name= }}. It initially goes in the northeast-east direction and then southeast until just south of the town of Hpasawng when the highway forks to the north at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:18|49|37|N|97|18|53|E| | |name= }}.

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Located at 18.94 96.44 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Roads in Burma

No.5 State High School, Taungoo

No.5 State High School, Taungoo is a school located in Taungoo, Bago Division, Myanmar. It is formerly known Paku Karen High School runs by Paku Karen Baptist Association. In 1965, the school was nationalized and become No.5 State High School, Taungoo. The school is situated on Myogyi Road. The school has 80 full-time teachers and 1,000 students. The school offers a variety of sports for both girls and boys to compete in varsity and junior varsity levels.

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Located at 18.93 96.46 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Bago Region, Educational institutions with year of establishment missing, High schools in Burma