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Pranchaung Destination Guide

Delve into Pranchaung in Myanmar

Pranchaung in the region of Rakhine is located in Myanmar - some 225 mi or ( 363 km ) West of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital .

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Local time in Pranchaung is now 07:37 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Rangoon " with a UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Dhaka, Chittagong, Agartala, Ywathitke, and Uga-ywa. While being here, you might want to check out Dhaka . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Pranchaung ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Rathedaung

Rathedaung is the administrative town of Rathedaung Township in the Rakhine State of westernmost part of Myanmar. It is 65 kilometers (40 miles) north of Sittwe. There were at least 12 casualties in Rathedaung Township during communal clashes of Jun 2012. 2 were Muslims and 10 were Buddhists.

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Located at 20.48 92.75 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Populated places in Rakhine State, Township capitals of Burma

Shwe Zedi Kyaung

The Shwe Zedi Kyaung monastery is a famous Theravada Buddhist monastery in Sittwe, Rakhine State, Myanmar. Founded in 1903, the monastery is one of the main Buddhist monasteries in the city.

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Located at 20.15 92.89 (Lat./Long.); Less than 29 km away
Tags: Buddhism in Burma, Buddhist temples in Burma, Buddhist temples in Rakhine State, Rakhine State, Visitor attractions in Burma

Pauktaw

Pauktaw is a town in the Rakhine State of westernmost part of Myanmar.

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Located at 20.15 92.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 29 km away
Tags: Populated places in Rakhine State, Township capitals of Burma

Sittwe

Sittwe is the capital of Rakhine State, Myanmar (Burma). Sittwe, pronounced site-tway in the Rakhine language, is located on an estuarial island created at the confluence of the Kaladan, Mayu, and Lay Mro rivers emptying into the Bay of Bengal. The city has 181,000 inhabitants (2006). it is the administrative seat of Sittwe Township and Sittwe District.

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Located at 20.14 92.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 30 km away
Tags: Kaladan River, Populated places in Rakhine State, Port cities and towns of the Indian Ocean, Sittwe, Township capitals of Burma

Technological University, Sittwe

Technological University (Sittwe) is located in RaChanByin Village, Sittwe Township, Sittwe District, Rakhine State, Myanmar. It formerly operated as a Government Technical College (GTC). It moved to RaChanByin Village and expanded to University level on 20 January 2007.

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Located at 20.14 92.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 30 km away
Tags: Technological universities in Burma

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