Magway, Burma

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Magway (Burmese: မကွေးမြို့, pronounced: [məɡwé mjo̰]) is the capital city of Magway Region (formerly Magway Division) of Burma (Myanmar), and home to Magway Airport.

Magway is situated on the banks of the Irrawaddy River. The Mya Tha Lun Pagoda, located at the north of the city, is the landmark of Magway.

Magway Division is famous for the cultivation of sesame and many kinds of nuts.

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Coordinates: 20°09′N 94°57′E / 20.150°N 94.950°E / 20.150; 94.950