Kyaukkyi Township

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Kyaukkyi Township
ကျောက်ကြီး မြို့နယ
Township
Kyaukkyi Township is located in Myanmar
Kyaukkyi Township
Kyaukkyi Township
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 18°20′N 96°49′E / 18.333°N 96.817°E / 18.333; 96.817Coordinates: 18°20′N 96°49′E / 18.333°N 96.817°E / 18.333; 96.817
Country  Burma
Region Bago Region
District Taungoo District
Capital Kyaukkyi
Time zone MST (UTC+6.30)

Kyaukkyi Township is a township in Taungoo District in the Bago Region of Burma (Myanmar).[1] The principal town and administrative seat is Kyaukkyi.

History[edit]

Karen insurgents have held portions of the area since World War II.[2] Insurgents were still active in the township as of 2007.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Myanmar States/Divisions & Townships Overview Map" Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU)
  2. ^ McCoy, Clifford (10 January 2007) "Another blot on Myanmar's rights record" Asia Times
  3. ^ "Two innocent people wounded in mine explosions in Kyaukkyi Township" The New Light of Burma volume XIV, number 291, 1 February 2007, page 8

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