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Tawng-san Destination Guide

Explore Tawng-san in Myanmar

Tawng-san in the region of Shan is a town in Myanmar - some 112 mi or ( 181 km ) North-East of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Tawng-san is now 08:55 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Rangoon " with a UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Phayao, Lampang, Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai, and Wan Sa-dan. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Phayao . Where to go and what to see in Tawng-san ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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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 31 km away
Tags: Populated places in Taunggyi District, Taunggyi Township, Township capitals of Burma

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