Phu Nam Ron

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Phu Nam Ron
Htee Kee
Phu Nam Ron พุน้ำร้อน is located in Thailand
Phu Nam Ron พุน้ำร้อน
Elevation 350 m (1,148 ft)[1]
Location MyanmarThailand border
Range Tenasserim Hills
Coordinates 13°53′39″N 99°4′55″E / 13.89417°N 99.08194°E / 13.89417; 99.08194Coordinates: 13°53′39″N 99°4′55″E / 13.89417°N 99.08194°E / 13.89417; 99.08194

Phu Nam Ron (Thai: พุน้ำร้อน) is a pass across the Tenasserim Hills on the border between Thailand and Myanmar, at an elevation of 350 metres (1,150 ft). The border checkpoint on the Thai side is located in Ban Kao Subdistrict, Mueang Kanchanaburi District, Kanchanaburi Province.

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Htee Kee is the name of the new town in the Tanintharyi Region on the Burmese side of the border which is currently being developed.[2] The Phu Nam Ron pass is expected to gain in importance if the planned Dawei deepwater port project goes ahead, which includes a highway and a railway line between Bangkok and that harbor.[3]

The road on the Burmese side leads to Dawei via Sinbyudaing and Myitta; it has been recently been upgraded.[4]

Road control post before the border
Phu Nam Ron border post


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