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Taunggyi info

Standart time zone:
UTC/GMT +7 hours (Asia/Rangoon)

Population:
160,115

Coordinates:
20.78919, 97.03776

Region:
Shan

Continent:
Asia

Country name:
Myanmar

ISO code:
MM, MMR, 104

Fips code:
BM

Phone code:
95

Country area:
678,500 km2

Country population:
53,414,374

Currency:
MMK

Language:
my

Other information:

Taunggyi (Burmese: တောင်ကြီးမြို့; MLCTS: taung kri: mrui. [tàʊɴdʑí mjo̰]; Shan: ဝဵင်းတူၼ်ႈတီး [wéŋ tɔ̀ŋ kjí], Pa-O: ဝေင်ꩻတောင်ႏကီꩻ) is the capital and largest city of Shan State, Myanmar (Burma) and lies on the Thazi-Kyaingtong road at an elevation of 4,712 feet, just north of Shwenyaung and Inle Lake within the Myelat region. Taunggyi is the fifth largest city of Myanmar, and has an estimated population of 380,665 as of 2014.The city is famous for its hot air balloon festival held annually on the full moon day of Tazaungmon. == Etymology == 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. The ridge has a more prominent and more popular feature known as Chauk Talone, meaning the Craigs. Read more in wiki.



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