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Tawka Destination Guide

Explore Tawka in Myanmar

Tawka in the region of Kachin is a town in Myanmar - some 331 mi or ( 533 km ) North of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Tawka is now 02:04 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Rangoon " with a UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Kohima, Itanagar, Imphal, Zhedao, and Zhangfeng. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Kohima . Where to go and what to see in Tawka ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Taping River

Taping River, also known as Ta Hkaw Hka in Kachin and Ta Ying Chiang(大盈江) in Chinese, is a river in northern Myanmar, formerly Burma. It is the first tributary of the country's chief river, the Irrawaddy, and the watersheds between it and the N'mai Hka river to the northwest and the rivers Shweli and Salween to the southeast form part of the boundary with China. Its source lies in Yingjiang County of Yunnan Province,China, and it enters the Irrawaddy near Bhamo, Kachin State.

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Located at 24.28 97.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Burma–China border, Geography of Yunnan, International rivers of Asia, Rivers of Burma, Rivers of Yunnan

Bhamo Airport

Bhamo Airport is an airport serving Bhamo (Banmaw), a city in the Kachin State in northern Burma. It is also known as Banmaw Airport.

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Located at 24.27 97.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in Burma, Airports in Burma, Kachin State, USAAF Air Transport Command Airfields - China-Burma-India

Bhamo

Bhamo (Burmese: ဗန်းမော်မြို့, also spelt Bamaw) is a city of Kachin State in northernmost part of Myanmar, located 186 km south from the capital city of Myitkyina. It is on the Ayeyarwady River. It lies within 65 km of the border with Yunnan Province, China. The population consists of Chinese and Shan, with Kachin peoples in the hills around the town. It is the administrative center of Bhamo District and Bhamo Township.

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Located at 24.27 97.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Irrawaddy River, Populated places in Kachin State, Township capitals of Burma

Bhamo District

Bhamo District is a district of the Kachin State in northern Burma (Myanmar). The capital is the city of Bhamo. The district covers an area of 10,742.9 km. The district of four townships: Bhamo Township, Shwegu Township, Momauk Township, and Mansi Township.

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Located at 24.25 97.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Districts of Burma, Kachin State