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Shwenyaung Destination Guide

Explore Shwenyaung in Myanmar

Shwenyaung in the region of Shan is a place in Myanmar - some 88 mi or ( 142 km ) North-East of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Shwenyaung

Time in Shwenyaung is now 02:17 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Rangoon " with a UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Lampang, Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai, Yawnghwe, and Taunggyi. Since you are here already, consider visiting Lampang . We saw some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Shwenyaung ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

My Life in Myanmar

9:35 min by Salvatore Profaci
Views: 28771 Rating: 4.75

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

6:56 min by heavensfamilyuk
Views: 11365 Rating: 3.91

Some footage of the Tazaungdaing Festival, Taunggyi, Shan State, Myanmar in November 2010. ..


Ferris Wheel at Taunggyi Balloon Festival

1:29 min by John Doe
Views: 3460 Rating: 5.00

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. ..

Balloon Festival in Taunggyi

3:37 min by John Doe
Views: 1626 Rating: 5.00

Balloon Festival in Taunggyi ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Taunggyi

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.

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Located at 20.78 97.04 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Populated places in Taunggyi District, Taunggyi Township, Township capitals of Burma

Taunggyi University

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.

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Located at 20.76 97.05 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Arts and Science universities in Burma, Buildings and structures in Shan State, Universities and colleges in Burma, Universities and colleges in Shan State

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.

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Located at 20.87 96.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Business schools in Burma, Universities and colleges in Burma, Universities and colleges in Mandalay Region, Universities and colleges in Meiktila

Heho Airport

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.

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Located at 20.75 96.79 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Airports in Burma, Shan State

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.

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Located at 20.73 96.79 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: 2012 in Burma, Accidents and incidents involving the Fokker 100, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2012, Aviation accidents and incidents in Burma