Pauk Township

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Pauk Township
Pauk Township is located in Myanmar
Pauk Township
Pauk Township
Coordinates: 21°27′N 94°28′E / 21.450°N 94.467°E / 21.450; 94.467
Country  Burma
Division Magway Division
District Pakokku District
Capital Pauk
 • Total 580 sq mi (1,490 km2)
Time zone MST (UTC+6:30)

Pauk Township is a township of Pakokku District in Magway Division of Burma (Myanmar). The principal town and administrative seat is Pauk.

The township lies between 21° 10' and 21° 49' north latitude and 94° 18' and 94° 44' east longitude.[1] It has an area of 1,490 sq.mi.[1] The principal river is the Kyaw River along the banks of which rice is grown.[1]

The Burmese government has denied that chemical weapons are produced at the military facility there.[2]


Pauk Township is bordered[3] by:


  1. ^ a b c Imperial gazetteer of India: provincial series, Volume 11 page 31
  2. ^ Arterbury, John (13 July 2014). "Military facility hides secrets from the world". Bangkok Post. Retrieved 13 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Myanmar States/Divisions & Townships Overview Map" Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU)

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Coordinates: 21°27′N 94°28′E / 21.450°N 94.467°E / 21.450; 94.467