Touring Tawkana in Myanmar
Tawkana in the region of Mon is a city located in Myanmar - some 244 mi or ( 393 km ) South of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital city .
Time in Tawkana is now 03:03 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Rangoon " with a UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Tha Song Yang, Mae Sot, Mae Ramat, Chiang Mai, and Winsein. Being here already, consider visiting Tha Song Yang . Check out our recomendations for Tawkana ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
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.
Located at 16.53 97.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
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.
Located at 16.48 97.63 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
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.
Located at 16.51 97.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Mawlamyine Railway Station
Mawlamyine Railway Station is a railway station located in Mawlamyine, Mon State, Myanmar on Myanmar Railways' Bago-Mawlamyine-Dawei line. The two-story station is 290 feet long and 110 feet wide, and has a total floor area of 638,000 square feet.
Located at 16.47 97.64 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Mawlamyaing University, located in Mawlamyaing, is the largest university in Mon State, Myanmar. The university offers bachelor's and master's degree programs in liberal arts and sciences. It is one of the few universities in the country to offer a specialization in marine science in the country.
Located at 16.44 97.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
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