Pakokku

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Pakokku
ပခုက္ကူ
Town
Pakokku is located in Myanmar
Pakokku
Pakokku
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 21°20′N 95°05′E / 21.333°N 95.083°E / 21.333; 95.083Coordinates: 21°20′N 95°05′E / 21.333°N 95.083°E / 21.333; 95.083
Country  Myanmar
Region Magway Region
District Pakokku District
Township Pakokku Township
Population
 • Total 130,000
Time zone MST (UTC+6.30)

Pakokku (Burmese: ပခုက္ကူ, [pəkʰoʊʔkù]) is a town in the Magway Region in Myanmar, also known as Burma. It is situated about 30 km north-west of Bagan on the Irrawaddy River. It is the administration seat of Pakokku Township and Pakokku District.

The town is the location of Computer University, Pakokku, Pakokku Education College and Pakokku University.Thiho Shin Pagoda, Shwe Ku Pagoda, Shwe Mothtaw Pagoda and Phaung Taw Oo Pagoda are famous pagodas which locate at Pakokku. Irrawaddy Bridge (Pakokku) is the longest bridge in Myanmar.

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