Banmauk

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Banmauk
Town
Banmauk is located in Burma
Banmauk
Banmauk
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 24°24′N 95°51′E / 24.400°N 95.850°E / 24.400; 95.850Coordinates: 24°24′N 95°51′E / 24.400°N 95.850°E / 24.400; 95.850
Country  Burma
Region Sagaing Region
District Katha District
Township Banmauk Township
Time zone MST (UTC+6.30)

Banmauk or Bamauk is a town in the Sagaing Division in Burma. It is connected by road to Pinlebu which links with Phaungbyin and Kawlin.[1] The township is home to the Shan, Kadu and Kanan ethnic minorities, and the region has witnessed fighting between the Communists and the government troops. There is a famous mount called Santlon. Santlon is Shan Language. It means "Great Elephant". [2]

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