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Myitkyina Destination Guide

Discover Myitkyina in Myanmar

Myitkyina in the region of Kachin with its 90,894 habitants is a town located in Myanmar - some 398 mi or ( 640 km ) North of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Myitkyina

Local time in Myitkyina is now 08:12 PM (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: Kohima, Itanagar, Imphal, Zhedao, and Zhangfeng. When in this area, you might want to check out Kohima . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Myitkyina ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Myanmar Jade Land

6:16 min by kosoeu
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About Myanmar Jade mine at Northern Myanmar. Manual work. ..

Kachin manau festival Misterfrancis's photos around Myitkyina, Myanmar (kachin bag in myanmar)

1:53 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu
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Train from Myitkyina

12:10 min by miloderu1
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Glimpses of scenery from the train, Myitkyina to Mandalay. Being just a week away from Thingyan (water festival) the train was already a target for water bombs,so couldn't get many stations along the ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Myitkyina is the capital city of Kachin State in Myanmar (Burma), located 1,480 kilometers from Yangon, and 785 kilometers from Mandalay. In Burmese it means "near the big river", and in fact "Myitkyina" lies on the west bank of the Ayeyarwady River, just below 40 kilometers from Myit-son of its two headstreams. It is the northernmost river port and railway terminus in Myanmar.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 25.38 97.40 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Irrawaddy River, Populated places in Kachin State, Township capitals of Burma

Kawmein Pagoda

Kawmein Pagoda is a pagoda in Myitkyina, Myanmar. It is also known as Myoti Pagoda. In July 2010, Vice-Senior General Maung Aye, and wife Daw Mya Mya San attended ceremony at the pagoda to hoist diamond orbs.

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Located at 25.39 97.39 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in Burma, Myitkyina

Myitkyina University

Myitkyina University is a university in northern Myitkyina, Myanmar. Since 1996, on-campus student housing has been banned. However, there are plans to reopen the Hkakabo (to house 120 male students) and Swunparabo (to house 128 female students) residence halls in 2013.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 25.42 97.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Myitkyina, Universities and colleges in Burma

Myitkyina Airport

Myitkyina Airport is an airport in Myitkyina, Burma.

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Located at 25.38 97.35 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in Burma, Airports in Burma

Nampong Air Force Base

Nampong Air Force Base is a Myanmar Air Force base in Myitkyina, Myanmar (Burma). Formerly known as Myikyina West, it is located several miles to the west of Myitkyina. It is in current military use and home to a fighter squadron and an attack squadron.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 25.35 97.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in Burma, Airports in Burma

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Myitkyina