Falam, Burma

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For the singer known as "Falam", see Fakhar-e-Alam.
Falam is located in Burma
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 22°54′49″N 93°40′40″E / 22.91361°N 93.67778°E / 22.91361; 93.67778
Country  Burma
Division Chin State
District Falam District
Township Falam Township
Population (2010)[2] 5,929
 • Religions Christianity
Time zone MST (UTC+6.30)

Falam[3] (Burmese: ဖလမ်းမြို့) is a town in north-western Burma (Myanmar) near Burma's western border with the Indian state of Mizoram. The town was originally founded by the British in 1892, and became an important place for the British government to rule the whole Chin Hills at that time. After the formation of Chin State, it was the capital city until the administrative offices were moved to Hakha.What year? It is still the regional capital of Falam District and of Falam Township. Falam is the headquarters of several important organizations. The Zomi Baptist Convention (ZBC) has its head office in Falam.

People who travel through the city take the Kalay-Falam-Hakha Road. The first school that ever existed in Chin State is the No.1 Basic Education High School in Falam, and it recently celebrated its 100th year. Many of the buildings in Falam reflect the British occupation and its former status as the state capital. Also It is a very beautiful place.

Ministries and Government Organizations[edit]

Many federal agencies still maintain offices in Falam, such as Forestry, Health, Agriculture, Customs and Education.[4]




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