Chaung-U Township

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Chaung-U Township
Township
Chaung-U Township is located in Burma
Chaung-U Township
Chaung-U Township
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 21°57′N 95°16′E / 21.950°N 95.267°E / 21.950; 95.267Coordinates: 21°57′N 95°16′E / 21.950°N 95.267°E / 21.950; 95.267
Country  Burma
Region Sagaing Region
District Monywa District
Capital Chaung-U
Time zone MST (UTC+6.30)

Chaung-U Township (Burmese: ချောင်းဦးမြို့နယ်) is a township in Monywa District of Sagaing Division in Burma.[1] The principal town is Chaung-U.

Neighbourhood townships[edit]

The township boundary touches with the boundaries of other townships;Myinmu township is in the east, Myaung township is in the south, Salingyi township is in the west, and Monywa Township is in the north. There is Chindwin river between two townships of Chaung-U and Salingyi as the common boundary.

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Sin Phyu Shin Bridge.jpg by zaymgmgoo:{ Sin Phyu Shin Bridge ( Chaung-U ) } .
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Sin Phyu Shin Bridge for public transportation by zaymgmgoo.

Inside Township[edit]

List of villages[edit]

The township has got 74 villages. They are below:

  1. Aung Chanthar Village ေအာင္ခ်မ္းသာရြာ
  2. Amyint Village Group အျမင့္ေက်းရြာအုပ္စု
  3. Butar Village Group ဘူတာေက်းရြာအုပ္စု
  4. Balawe Village ပုေလြေက်းရြာ
  5. Boneto Village ဘံုတိုေက်းရြာ
  6. Chaungma Village ေခ်ာင္းမေက်းရြာ
  7. Chaungmanar Village Group ေခ်ာင္းမနားေက်းရြာအုပ္စု
  8. Dapèl Inn Village တပါယ္အင္းေက်းရြာအုပ္စု
  9. Hlaw Kar Village ေလွာ္ကားေက်းရြာ
  10. Hman Cho Village Group မွန္ခ်ိဳေက်းရြာအုပ္စု
  11. Htan Tawkone Village ထန္းေတာကုန္းေက်းရြာ
  12. Htan Taw Kyi Village ထန္းေတာၾကီးေက်းရြာ
  13. Htee Kyone Village ထီးကုန္းေက်းရြာ
  14. Htoo Ni Village ထူးနီေက်းရြာ
  15. I Ni Village အိုင္နီေက်းရြာ
  16. Inn Ma Village အင္းမေက်းရြာ
  17. Kyi kone Village က်ီကုန္းေက်းရြာ
  18. Khin Mon Village Group ခင္မြန္ေက်းရြာအုပ္စု
  19. Kanma Village ကံမေက်းရြာ
  20. Kan Gyi Village ကံၾကီးေက်းရြာ
  21. Kyauktann Village ေက်ာက္တန္းေက်းရြာ
  22. Koetaungkan Village ကိုးေတာင္ကန္ေက်းရြာ
  23. Kinmoontaw Village Group ကင္မြန္းေတာ္ ေက်းရြာအုပ္စု
  24. Kalar Kyi Village ကုလားၾကီးေက်းရြာ
  25. Kyaung Sakkyi Village ေၾကာင္စပ္ၾကီးေက်းရြာ
  26. Kyaung Saklay Village ေၾကာင္စပ္ေလးေက်းရြာ
  27. Kyak Thun Zay Village ၾကက္သြန္ေစ်းေက်းရြာ
  28. Kone Gyi Village ကုန္းၾကီးေက်းရြာ
  29. Kyun Tharyar Village ကၽြန္းသာယာေက်းရြာ
  30. Kyauk Sikkan Village ေက်ာက္ဆစ္ကန္ေက်းရြာ
  31. Kone Thar Village ကုန္းသာေက်းရြာ
  32. Kanzee Village ကံဇီးေက်းရြာ
  33. Mie Tè Village မိုင္တဲေက်းရြာ
  34. Myae Ni Kyin Village ေျမနီက်င္းေက်းရြာ
  35. Mahti Thar Village မထိသာေက်းရြာ
  36. Makyi Dan Village မက်ီးတန္းေက်းရြာ
  37. Makyi Gwa Village Group မက်ီးခြေက်းရြာအုပ္စု
  38. Minkhaung Village မင္းေခါင္ေက်းရြာ
  39. Minti Village မင္းတီေက်းရြာ
  40. Myin Myae Village ျမင္းေျမေက်းရြာ
  41. Nagar Bo Village နဂါးဘုိေက်းရြာ
  42. Nga Shan Village Group ငါးယွန္ေက်းရြာအုပ္စု
  43. Nwe Chway Village Group ႏြယ္ေခြေက်းရြာအုပ္စု
  44. Nat Yai Kan Village Group နတ္ေရကန္ေက်းရြာအုပ္စု
  45. Nga Lone Tin Village Group ငါးလံုးတင္ေက်းရြာအုပ္စု
  46. Ngwe Thar Village ေငြသာေက်းရြာ
  47. Nyaung Pinthar Village Group ေညာင္ပင္သာေက်းရြာအုပ္စု
  48. Nyaung Pinhla Village ေညာင္ပင္လွေက်းရြာ
  49. Pè Pyittaw Village ပဲျပစ္ေတာေက်းရြာ
  50. Ponenar Maw Village ပုဏၰားေမာ္ေက်းရြာ
  51. Pauktaw Village ေပါက္ေတာေက်းရြာ
  52. Shweku Village Group ေရႊကူေက်းရြာအုပ္စု
  53. Shan Htoo Village ရွမ္းထူးေက်းရြာ
  54. Shwe Hlay Village Group ေရႊေလွေက်းရြာအုပ္စု
  55. Shwe Kyin Village ေရႊက်င္ေက်းရြာ
  56. Sin Myae Village ဆင္ေျမေက်းရြာ
  57. Suelay Village Group ဆူးေလေက်းရြာအုပ္စု
  58. Shwedar Kya Village ေရႊဒါးက်ေက်းရြာ
  59. Ta Line Kya Village တလိုင္းက်ေက်းရြာ
  60. Than Pinkan Village Group သန္းပင္ကန္ေက်းရြာအုပ္စု
  61. Taung Philar Village ေတာင္ဖီလာေက်းရြာ
  62. Taw Kyaung Kyi Village Group ေတာေက်ာင္းၾကီးေက်းရြာအုပ္စု
  63. Tazaung Village တံေဇာင္း(တန္ေဆာင္း)ေက်းရြာ
  64. Thaw ta Pan Village ေသာတာပန္ေက်းရြာ
  65. Taw Kyaung Lay Village Group ေတာေက်ာင္းေလးေက်းရြာအုပ္စု
  66. Taung Inn Village ေတာင္အင္းေက်းရြာ
  67. Thone Pan Hla Village သံုးပန္လွေက်းရြာ
  68. Ywar Thar Aye Village ရြာသာေအးေက်းရြာ
  69. Yar Kyi Village ယာၾကီးေက်းရြာ
  70. Ywar Htinn+Pauk Inn Village ရြာထင္+ေပါက္အင္း ေက်းရြာ
  71. Ywar Thit Village ရြာသစ္ေက်းရြာ
  72. Ywar Thit Village ရြာသစ္ေက်းရြာ
  73. Ywar Taw Lay Village ရြာေတာ္ေလးေက်းရြာ
  74. Wahyar Village Group ၀ယာေက်းရြာအုပ္စု

Historical Villages in the Township[edit]

There are many historical villages, quarters and monasteries around the township. Among them, Nwe Chway, Pè Pyittaw, Khin Mon, Amyint and Hman Cho are the most distinct villages, for instance.

Nwe Chway Village[edit]

It is a historical ancient village that is concerned with King Kyansit's history. It was a place where Prince Kyansit saw some creepers as the blessing omen for him. When he became a king, he founded the village. He called it "Nwe Chway village"; and also built the pagodas.

Pè Pyittaw Village[edit]

It is also a village where was founded and named by King Kyansit. There are still historical pagodas in the village.

Amyint Village[edit]

It is a historical ancient village. Ago, it was a city when Innwa and Konbaung dynasties governed the country. During the age of Innwa, it was an important city for Innwa Kings and their armies. King Swar Saw Kè was the governor of the city before he became a king. When Kone Baung Kings governed the country, the mayor Min Lappha Wah was famous. Venerable Abbot Ven. Nandar Siri was also born in the village. Amyint has got a lot of historical ancient pagodas, monasteries and other proofs or things.

Historical Urban Quarters[edit]

There are a lot of historical urban quarters in the town. For instance, Sandaw Sware, A Shaema Oak, A Naukma Oak and Ye Hlay quarters are the most distinct historical urban quarters. They were historically concerned with King Kyansit.

Historical Monasteries[edit]

Around the township, there are a lot of historical ancient monasteries and pagodas. In the urban quarters, there are ancient pagodas that were built by King Kyansit. For example, Vin Khaya (Win Kha Ya) Pagoda in Makyi Taw Monastery and Htee Hlaing Shin Pagoda in Htee Hlaing Shin Monastery are those pagodas that were built by King Kyansit. Many other historical ancient pagodas and monasteries are found spreading around the township.

Popular Places of Attractions[edit]

  • The Noble Handprint of Lord Buddha and Lattawyar Pagoda in Taw Chaung Lay
  • Yadana Shwe Gu Kyi Pagoda in Chaung-U
  • Vin kara Pagoda and Makyi Taw monastery in Chaung-U
  • Shwe Pyi Thar Pagodas in Chaung-U
  • Kyauk Myin Mountain Peak Monastery in the township
  • Stone Pagoda and the ninety-nine springs on Nwe Chway Hills
  • Shwe Sigon Pagoda and other monasteries in Khinmum
  • Pagodas and monasteries in A Myint old city(A Myint village)
  • Sin Phyu Shin Bridge
  • Nwe Chway Dam
  • Pauk Inn Lake

Economy[edit]

  • Agriculture
  • Trades
  • Transportation Business
  • Courses

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Myanmar States/Divisions & Townships Overview Map" Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU)

External links[edit]