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Hpa-on in the region of Kayin is a place located in Myanmar - some 237 mi or ( 381 km ) South-East of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital .

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Local time in Hpa-on is now 01:23 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Rangoon " with a UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Umphang, Tha Song Yang, Mae Sot, Mae Ramat, and Chiang Mai. When in this area, you might want to check out Umphang . We discovered 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 Hpa-on ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Mottama

Mottama is a small town in the Thaton district of Mon State, Myanmar. Located on the north bank of the Thanlwin river, on the opposite side of Mawlamyaing, Mottama was the first capital of the Hanthawaddy Kingdom in the 13th and 14th centuries, and an entrepôt of international repute until the mid-16th century. Mottama was the terminus of the road and the railroad from Yangon, where the Thanlwin empties into the Gulf of Martaban in the Andaman Sea.

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Located at 16.53 97.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Old Cities of Mon people, Populated places in Mon State

Ataran River

Ataran River is a river of Burma.

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Located at 16.52 97.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Rivers of Burma

Kalagong massacre

On 7 July 1945, the Kalagong Massacre was committed against inhabitants of Kalagong, Burma, by members of the 3rd Battalion, 215th Regiment and the OC Moulmein Kempeitai of the Imperial Japanese Army. These units had been ordered by Major General Seiei Yamamoto, chief of staff of the 33rd Army, to sweep the area for guerrillas reportedly teamed with British paratroops. The Japanese occupied the village and rounded up all the inhabitants for questioning.

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Located at 16.55 97.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: 1945 in Burma, 1945 in Japan, Mass murder in 1945, Massacres committed by Japan, Massacres in Burma

Thanlwin Bridge (Mawlamyine)

Thanlwin Bridge (Mawlamyaing) is the longest bridge in Burma, and connects the city of Mawlamyaing with Mottama. Constructed at the confluence of the Thanlwin River, the Gyaing River and the Attayan River in Mon State, the bridge has a two-mile (3 km)-long motor road and four-mile (6 km)-long railroad as well as pedestrian lanes. The approach structure of the rail bridge on Mawlamyaing bank is 1.22 miles long, and on Mottama bank is 1.42 miles long.

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Located at 16.51 97.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Bridges completed in 2005, Bridges in Burma, Mon State

Mawlamyine

Mawlamyine is the third largest city of Burma (Myanmar), situated 300 km south east of Yangon and 70 km south of Thaton, at the mouth of Thanlwin (Salween) river. The city of 500,000 is the capital and largest city of Mon State, Myanmar, and is the main trading center and seaport in south-eastern Burma.

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Located at 16.48 97.63 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Mawlamyine, Old Cities of Mon people, Populated places in Mon State, Township capitals of Burma

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