Explore Thazi in Myanmar
Thazi in the region of Yangon is a town in Myanmar - some 216 mi or ( 348 km ) South of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital city .
Current time in Thazi is now 02:35 AM (Monday) . 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: Lampang, Chiang Mai, Thilawa, Thategwin, and Tawpya. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Lampang . Where to go and what to see in Thazi ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Myanmar International Terminals Thilawa (MITT) is a deep sea port 25 km south of Yangon in Myanmar. The international multi-purpose container port, fully owned by Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH), can operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The facility is also adjacent to the soon-to-be-developed Special Economic Zone at Thanlyin-Kyauktan area immediately south of Yangon.
Located at 16.66 96.26 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Myanmar Maritime University
Myanmar Maritime University (MMU), located in Thanlyin in the outskirts of Yangon, is the premier university of maritime education in Myanmar. MMU, administered by the Ministry of Transportation, offers five-year bachelor's degree programs and two-year post-graduate diplomas in various marine and naval disciplines. In 2007, the school had about 1800 graduate students, pursuing international STCW-95-standards compliant maritime education.
Located at 16.70 96.26 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
University of East Yangon
The University of East Yangon, located in Thanlyin in the southeastern suburbs of Yangon, is a liberal arts and sciences university in Myanmar. The university offers bachelor's degree programs in liberal arts and science and law. A train service opened in 2006 connects the university campus to downtown Yangon. About 2000 students use the service daily.
Located at 16.74 96.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
The Yangon River (also known as Rangoon River or Hlaing River) is formed by the confluence of the Pegu and Myitmaka rivers and is a marine estuary that runs from Yangon emptying into the Gulf of Martaban of the Andaman Sea. The channel is navigable by ocean-going vessels and thus plays a critical role in the economy of Burma. The Twante Canal connects the Yangon River with the Irrawaddy Delta or Ayeyarwady Delta, once known as 'the rice bowl of Asia'.
Located at 16.47 96.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
The Botataung Pagoda (also spelled Botahtaung; literally "1000 military officers") is a famous pagoda located in downtown Yangon, Myanmar, near the Yangon river. The pagoda was first built by the Mon around the same time as was Shwedagon Pagoda—according to local belief, over 2500 years ago, and was known as Kyaik-de-att in Mon language. The pagoda is hollow within, and houses what is believed to be a sacred hair of Gautama Buddha.
Located at 16.77 96.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 27 km away
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