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Nyaung-U

Nyaung-U
ညောင်ဦးမြို့
Town
Nyaung-U is located in Myanmar
Nyaung-U
Nyaung-U
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 21°12′N 94°55′E / 21.200°N 94.917°E / 21.200; 94.917
Country Myanmar
Division Mandalay
DistrictNyaung-U District
TownshipNyaung-U Township
Population (2005)
 • ReligionsBuddhism
Time zoneUTC+6.30 (MST)

Nyaung-U (Burmese: ညောင်ဦးမြို့) is the administrative town of Nyaung-U Township of Nyaung-U District in the Mandalay Region of central Myanmar. It lies on the eastern bank of Ayeyarwaddy River. It is just 4 kilometers away from old Bagan, a popular tourist attraction.[1] The Shwezigon Pagoda is located there. The other popular places in and around Nyaung-U were [2]

  • Htilominlo Pagoda
  • Gubyaukgyi Pagoda
  • Ahlodawpyae Pagoda and
  • Hgnet Pyit Taung Hill

It is the home of Nyaung U Airport. It can be reached by air, by railway, by bus[3] and by boat.[4]

The 8.10 inches (203 mm) rainfall of 19 Oct 2011 was the record breaking one for past 47 years. The previous record was 5.67 inches (144 mm) of 9 Oct 1989.[5]

References

  1. ^ [www.globaltravelmate.com]
  2. ^ [www.myanmars.net]
  3. ^ "{title}". Archived from the original on 2011-10-28. Retrieved 2011-10-21.
  4. ^ [www.adamcohn.com]
  5. ^ [www.mrtv3.net.mm][permanent dead link] Page 19 Col 2

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