Taunggyi District

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Taunggyi District
Taunggyi District is located in Myanmar
Taunggyi District
Taunggyi District
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 20°40′N 97°00′E / 20.667°N 97.000°E / 20.667; 97.000Coordinates: 20°40′N 97°00′E / 20.667°N 97.000°E / 20.667; 97.000
Country  Burma
State Shan State
Elevation[1] 1,404 m (4,606 ft)
Time zone MST (UTC+6.30)

Taunggyi District (Burmese: တောင်ကြီးခရိုင်) is a district of Shan State in Burma. The principal town and administrative center is Taunggyi. This district has 12 towns and 3001 villages.

Popular tourist sites, Inle Lake and Inlay Lake Wetland Sanctuary lies in this district.[2][3]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district contains the following townships:


  1. ^ GoogleEarth
  2. ^ by Zaw Win Than (17 March 2014). "Inle Lake "not ready" for tourism boom". www.mmtimes.com. Retrieved 12 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Inlay Lake (wetland) Sanctuary". http://www.exploremyanmar.com. Retrieved 12 July 2014.  External link in |website= (help)