Kyaukse

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Kyaukse
ကျောက်ဆည်
Downtown Kyaukse, the Main Road, and Clock Tower
Downtown Kyaukse, the Main Road, and Clock Tower
Kyaukse is located in Myanmar
Kyaukse
Kyaukse
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 21°36′47″N 96°7′49″E / 21.61306°N 96.13028°E / 21.61306; 96.13028Coordinates: 21°36′47″N 96°7′49″E / 21.61306°N 96.13028°E / 21.61306; 96.13028
Country  Burma
Division Mandalay Region
District Kyaukse District
Township Kyaukse Township
Population (2014)
 • Total 741,071[1]
 • Ethnicities Burman
 • Religions Theravada Buddhism
Time zone MST (UTC+6.30)

Kyaukse (Burmese: ကျောက်ဆည် မြို့, pronounced: [tɕaʊʔ sʰɛ̀ mjo̰]) is a small town in Mandalay Region, Myanmar. It is famous for the Kyaukse Elephant Dance.

Education[edit]

Kyaukse is home to the Basic Education High School No. 1 Kyaukse, BEHS No.2, BEHS No.3, Technological University, Kyaukse and Kyaukse University.

Economy[edit]

The Kyaukse area is known for its turmeric, mango and onions. The town has a relatatively large shopping centre Aye Mya Kyi Lin Market.

Notable people[edit]

Town landmarks[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Provisional Results Census 26 August 2014 FINAL, ပြည်သူ့အင်အားဦးစီးဌာန, 26 August 2014, p. ၂၈, retrieved March 25, 2015 

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