Pauk

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Pauk
Town
Pauk is located in Burma
Pauk
Pauk
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 21°27′N 94°28′E / 21.450°N 94.467°E / 21.450; 94.467Coordinates: 21°27′N 94°28′E / 21.450°N 94.467°E / 21.450; 94.467
Country  Burma
Region Magway Region
District Pakokku District
Township Pauk Township
Time zone MST (UTC+6.30)

Pauk is a town in Pauk Township, Pakokku District, Magway Region, in northwest Burma (Myanmar). It is the administrative center for Pauk Township. Pauk is located on the western bank of the Kyaw River just above its intersection with the Yaw River.

The current town was founded in 1840.[1] The local airport ICAO designation is VYPK (IATA code: PAU).[2]

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  1. ^ Scott, James George and Hardiman, John Percy (1901) Gazetteer of Upper Burma and the Shan States Volume 2, Issue 2, page 760
  2. ^ "VYPK - Airport" Great Circle Mapper

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