Magway, Myanmar

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Magway
မကွေး
Magwe
City
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Magway is located in Myanmar
Magway
Magway
Location in Myanmar
Coordinates: 20°09′N 94°57′E / 20.150°N 94.950°E / 20.150; 94.950Coordinates: 20°09′N 94°57′E / 20.150°N 94.950°E / 20.150; 94.950
Country  Myanmar
Type Capital city of Magway Region
Population (2014 census)
 • City 289,247
 • Urban 90,000
Time zone MST (UTC+6.30)

Magway (Burmese: မကွေးမြို့, pronounced: [məɡwé mjo̰]) is the capital city of Magway Region (formerly Magway Division) of Myanmar, and home to Magway Airport.

Magway is situated on the banks of the Irrawaddy River. The Mya Tha Lun Pagoda, located at the north of the city, is the landmark of Magway.

Magway Division is famous for the cultivation of sesame and many kinds of nuts.

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External links[edit]

  • Media related to Magway at Wikimedia Commons