Explore Zigan in Myanmar
Zigan in the region of Bago is a place in Myanmar - some 126 mi or ( 202 km ) South of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital city .
Time in Zigan is now 09:18 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: Mae Sot, Mae Ramat, Mae Hong Son, Lampang, and Chiang Mai. Since you are here already, consider visiting Mae Sot . 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 Zigan ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
Mini-playback-show at a school in Myanmar.
In a village we met a playback-contest in front of a school. The sound equipment was not very good, but there was joy and enthousiasm. Original version for better quality. Data from the wmv-version: - ..
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Interesting facts about this location
1930 Pyu earthquake
The 1930 Pyu earthquake occurred on December 3, 1930 at 18:51 UTC . The epicenter was located north to Bago, Burma, then part of British India. The magnitude of the earthquake was put at Mw 7.3, or Ms 7.3. Before the earthquake, a tremor occurred at 16:36 UTC, and its shaking was felt much milder in Yangon. 36 deaths were reported in the earthquake. The earthquake caused severe damage to Pyu, about 130 km north of Bago. Many of the masonry buildings in Pyu were wrecked.
Located at 17.97 96.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Pyuntaza is a small town located in Bago Division, Myanmar. It is about 322 km (200 mi) from Bago (formerly Pegu). The dominant ethnic group is Bamar, although there is a substantial number of Hokkien-speaking Chinese. The town's main economy consists of rice cultivation and distribution.
Located at 17.87 96.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Information of geographic nature is based on public data provided by geonames.org, CIA world facts book, Unesco, DBpedia and wikipedia. Weather is based on NOAA GFS.