Okpho

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Okpho
အုတ္ဖို
Okpo
Town
Okpho is located in Myanmar
Okpho
Okpho
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 18°7′N 95°40′E / 18.117°N 95.667°E / 18.117; 95.667Coordinates: 18°7′N 95°40′E / 18.117°N 95.667°E / 18.117; 95.667
Country  Myanmar
Region  Bago Region
District Tharrawaddy District
Township Okpho Township
Time zone MST (UTC+6.30)

Okpho or Okpo အုတ္ဖို is a small town and seat of Okpho Township, Tharrawaddy District, in the Bago Region of southern-central Burma. It lies south of Gyobingauk and north of Minhla. It contains a hospital, a pagoda, and an open ground in the town centre.[1][2]It is located 177 kilometres north of Yangon.[3] The Okpho Railway Station is operated by the Myanmar Railway Corporation and the town also contains a police station.[3] Father J.B Bringaud was reported to have been in the area 4 miles west of Okpho in November 1862.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Google Maps (Map). Google. 
  2. ^ Bing Maps (Map). Microsoft and Harris Corporation Earthstar Geographics LLC. 
  3. ^ a b U Khin Win (1991). A century of rice improvement in Burma. Rice Res. Inst. p. 110. ISBN 971-22-0024-8. 
  4. ^ W. S. Morrison (1963). Henzada District. Superintendent, Govt. Print. and Stationery. 

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