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Discover Kawsein in Myanmar

Kawsein in the region of Kayin is a town located in Myanmar - some 232 mi or ( 374 km ) South-East of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital .

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Local time in Kawsein is now 04:21 AM (Saturday) . 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: Umphang, Mae Sot, Mae Ramat, Chiang Mai, and Yangon. When in this area, you might want to check out Umphang . 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 Kawsein ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Myanmar Zwecabin Montain

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Bangkok Feelings

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Interesting facts about this location

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 16.55 97.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: 1945 in Burma, 1945 in Japan, Mass murder in 1945, Massacres committed by Japan, Massacres in Burma

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 16.53 97.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 28 km away
Tags: Old Cities of Mon people, Populated places in Mon State

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