Discover Phetpon in Myanmar
Phetpon in the region of Shan is a place located in Myanmar - some 95 mi or ( 153 km ) North-East of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital .
Local time in Phetpon is now 11:37 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Rangoon " with a UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Phayao, Lampang, Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai, and Taunggyi. When in this area, you might want to check out Phayao . We discovered 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 Phetpon ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
My Life in Myanmar
This is a video describing MY LIFE, living in Taunggyi, Myanmar. I am working at St. Aloysius Gonzaga, a Jesuit school up in the mountains. The video includes a football match between the Jesuit novic ..
Upclose and Personal at Tazaungdaing Festival, Taunggyi, Myanmar, November 2010
Some footage of the Tazaungdaing Festival, Taunggyi, Shan State, Myanmar in November 2010. ..
Ferris Wheel at Taunggyi Balloon Festival
At the Taunggyi Balloon festival there is also a small amusemnt park. This ferris wheel is moved by about 10 young men who climb around in it. They are cheaper than a diesel engine. ..
Taunggyi Balloon Festival 2011
The famous Taunggyi Balloon Festival. The first balloon we saw set the bar for the rest of the festival. The balloon failed to get off the ground and snagged on a telephone pole. Incinerating a few fo ..
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Interesting facts about this location
Taunggyi, is the capital of Shan State, Myanmar. Taunggyi has an estimated population of 205,000 as of 2010, making it the fifth largest city in Myanmar, and is at an elevation of 4,712 feet above sea level. The name Taunggyi means "huge mountain" in the Burmese language, and is named after the ridge on the east of the city, part of the Shan Hills system, whose prominent high point is called Taung-chun or "The Spur. " Locally this spur is popularly known as Phaya Taung.
Located at 20.78 97.04 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Meiktila Institute of Economics
The Meiktila Institute of Economics, located in Meiktila, Mandalay Region, is one of three universities of economics and business in Myanmar. The institute offers undergraduate and graduate degrees and diplomas, mostly in commerce, statistics and economics. It also has a small number of graduate degree programs, including a full-time MBA and MPA program.
Located at 20.87 96.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Taunggyi University, located in Taunggyi, is the main university in Shan State, Myanmar. The university offers bachelor's, master's and doctorate degree programs in liberal arts and sciences.
Located at 20.76 97.05 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Heho Airport (Burmese: ဟဲဟိုးလေဆိပ်; is an airport serving Heho, a town in Kalaw Township, Taunggyi District, Shan State, Burma. It is the main airport serving Inle Lake, one of the top tourist destinations of Burma.
Located at 20.75 96.79 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Air Bagan Flight 11
Air Bagan Flight 11 was a domestic scheduled flight in Myanmar, operated by Air Bagan from Yangon to Heho. On 25 December 2012 the aircraft operating the flight, a Fokker 100, crash landed through trees removing the wings on approach to Heho Airport. The aircraft also struck power lines on descent and came to rest on fire. The aircraft was carrying 65 passengers, of whom one was killed and 11 injured. A motorcyclist on the ground was also struck and killed.
Located at 20.73 96.79 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
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