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Banbwe Destination Guide

Discover Banbwe in Myanmar

Banbwe in the region of Shan is a town located in Myanmar - some 172 mi or ( 276 km ) North of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital .

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Local time in Banbwe is now 08:36 PM (Monday) . 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: Phayao, Mae Hong Son, Lampang, Chiang Rai, and Chiang Mai. When in this area, you might want to check out Phayao . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Banbwe ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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National Highway 43 (Burma)

National Road 43 or State Highway 43 is a highway of eastern Burma, passing through Shan State. It connects the National Highway 3 at Nawnghkio at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:22|19|41|N|96|48|10|E| | |name= }} with National Highway 4 at Sakangyi at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:20|45|41|N|96|56|42|E| | |name= }} in the south, several miles west of the city of Taunggyi.

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Located at 22.33 96.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Roads in Burma, Shan State

Defence Services Academy

The Defence Services Academy located in Pyin Oo Lwin, is the premier military service academy of Myanmar, training future officers for all three branches of Burmese military. The Ministry of Defence administered academy offers bachelor's degree programs in liberal arts, combined physical sciences, and computer science. As of 49th intake in 2007, the academy is open only to male applicants. The DSA graduates are commissioned in one of the three branches of Burmese military.

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Located at 22.02 96.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 27 km away
Tags: Educational institutions established in 1954, Military academies in Burma, Universities and colleges in Mandalay Region, Universities and colleges in Pyinoolwin

Goteik viaduct

The Goteik viaduct (Burmese: ဂုတ်ထိပ်တံတား, also known as Gohteik viaduct) is a railway trestle in Nawnghkio, western Shan State, Myanmar (also known as Burma). The bridge is between the two towns of Pyin U Lwin, the summer capital of the former British colonial administrators of Burma, and Lashio, the principal town of northern Shan State. It is the highest bridge in Myanmar and when it was completed, the largest railway trestle in the world.

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Located at 22.34 96.86 (Lat./Long.); Less than 28 km away
Tags: Bridges completed in 1913, Bridges in Burma, Visitor attractions in Burma, Yangon Region

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