|District||Pyin Oo Lwin District|
|Time zone||UTC+6:30 (MMT)|
In the 16th century, the Gwe Shans built a stockade in the village of Okpo. On October 1, 1886 there was a reported small native garrison at Madaya and nearby Lamaing and the town was subject to invasion the same month.
Taungbyone festival of nat (spirit) takes place in the township in August yearly.
Madaya consists Madaya town and the following villages:
Taking Lyon Hein Taung
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- India. Army. Intelligence Branch; Paget, William Henry (1907). Frontier and Overseas Expeditions from India: Burma. Govt. Monotype Press. Retrieved 3 January 2011.
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