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Kyaukse

Kyaukse
ကျောက်ဆည်
Town
Downtown Kyaukse, the Main Road, and Clock Tower
Downtown Kyaukse, the Main Road, and Clock Tower
Kyaukse is located in Myanmar
Kyaukse
Kyaukse
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 21°36′47″N 96°7′49″E / 21.61306°N 96.13028°E / 21.61306; 96.13028
Country  Myanmar
Division  Mandalay Region
District Kyaukse District
Township Kyaukse Township
Population (2014)
 • Total 741,071[1]
 • Ethnicities Burman
 • Religions Theravada Buddhism
Time zone MST (UTC+6.30)

Kyaukse (Burmese: ကျောက်ဆည် မြို့, pronounced [tɕaʊʔ sʰɛ̀ mjo̰]) is town and capital of Kyaukse District in Mandalay Region, Myanmar. It is famous for the Kyaukse Elephant Dance.

Education

Kyaukse is home to the Basic Education High School No. 1 Kyaukse, BEHS No.2, BEHS No.3, Technological University, Kyaukse and Kyaukse University.

Economy

The Kyaukse area is known for its turmeric, mango and onions. The town has a relatively large shopping centre Aye Mya Kyi Lin Market.

Notable people

Town landmarks

References

  1. ^ Provisional Results Census 26 August 2014 FINAL, ပြည်သူ့အင်အားဦးစီးဌာန, 26 August 2014, p. ၂၈, retrieved March 25, 2015 

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