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Madaya Township

Madaya Township
Township
Madaya Township is located in Myanmar
Madaya Township
Madaya Township
Coordinates: 22°13′N 96°7′E / 22.217°N 96.117°E / 22.217; 96.117
Country Burma
DivisionMandalay Division
DistrictPyin Oo Lwin District
CapitalMadaya
Time zoneUTC+6:30 (MMT)

Madaya is a township of Pyin Oo Lwin District in the Mandalay Division of Burma.

History

In the 16th century, the Gwe Shans built a stockade in the village of Okpo.[1] On October 1, 1886 there was a reported small native garrison at Madaya and nearby Lamaing and the town was subject to invasion the same month.[2][3]

Taungbyone festival of nat (spirit) takes place in the township in August yearly.

Madaya consists Madaya town and the following villages:

Villages

Taking Lyon Hein Taung

References

  1. ^ E., Harvey G.; Harvey, G.E. (1 July 2000). History of Burma. Asian Educational Services. p. 211. ISBN 978-81-206-1365-2. Retrieved 3 January 2011.
  2. ^ James George Scott; Hardiman, J. P. (1901). Gazetteer of Upper Burma and the Shan states. AMS Press. Retrieved 3 January 2011.
  3. ^ India. Army. Intelligence Branch; Paget, William Henry (1907). Frontier and Overseas Expeditions from India: Burma. Govt. Monotype Press. Retrieved 3 January 2011.

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