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Taungnyo Destination Guide

Touring Taungnyo in Myanmar

Taungnyo in the region of Rakhine is located in Myanmar - some 203 mi or ( 327 km ) West of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital city .

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Time in Taungnyo is now 02:45 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Rangoon " with a UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Dhaka, Chittagong, Agartala, Thalondaung, and Akyab. Being here already, consider visiting Dhaka . Check out our recomendations for Taungnyo ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Lemro River

The Lemro is a river of Burma flowing through Chin State and Rakhine State. It flows into the Indian Ocean east of Sittwe. Between the eleventh and fifteenth centuries, small walled settlements were built by the Arakanese people along the river bank. The Lemro valley is noted for its rock art from these settlers.

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Located at 20.15 93.05 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Rivers of 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 14 km away
Tags: Populated places in Rakhine State, 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 14 km away
Tags: Technological universities in 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 14 km away
Tags: Kaladan River, Populated places in Rakhine State, Port cities and towns of the Indian Ocean, Sittwe, 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 15 km away
Tags: Buddhism in Burma, Buddhist temples in Burma, Buddhist temples in Rakhine State, Rakhine State, Visitor attractions in Burma