Taungup

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Taungup
Town
Toungup MMR012016701, Myanmar (Burma) - panoramio (4).jpg
Taungup is located in Myanmar
Taungup
Taungup
Location within Myanmar
Coordinates: Coordinates: 18°51′N 94°14′E / 18.850°N 94.233°E / 18.850; 94.233
Country Myanmar
State Rakhine State
DistrictThandwe District
TownshipTaungup Township
Time zoneUTC+6:30 (MST)

Taungup or Toungup or Toungok (Burmese: တောင်ကုတ်မြို့) is a principal town of the Taungup Township in the Rakhine State of westernmost part of Myanmar. It got 29.1 inches of rainfall on 21 July 2011.[1] It was record breaking and there was severe flooding.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.mrtv3.net.mm/newpaper/227newsn.pdf[permanent dead link] Page 15 "Weather Forecast for 22nd July, 2011"
  2. ^ mizzima.com/news/inside-burma/5650-seven-townships-in-arakan-state-flooded-by-record-heavy-rain.html