Donwun (Burmese: ဒုန်ဝန်းမြို့, pronounced [dòʊɴ wʊ́ɴ mjo̰]; also spelled Don Wun; also known as Wun), located 16km north of Thaton,[1] is a former capital of Hanthawaddy. It was the capital for over five years between 1364 and 1369.[2]

Donwun

ဒုန်ဝန်းမြို့
Donwun is located in Myanmar
Donwun
Donwun
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 17°9′N 97°17′E / 17.150°N 97.283°E / 17.150; 97.283[1]
Country Burma
DivisionMon State
DistrictThaton District
Time zoneUTC+6:30 (MST)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Moore and San Win 2014: 225
  2. ^ Harvey 1925: 368

BibliographyEdit

  • Harvey, G. E. (1925). History of Burma: From the Earliest Times to 10 March 1824. London: Frank Cass & Co. Ltd.
  • Moore, Elizabeth H.; San Win (2014). "Sampanago: "City of Serpents" and Muttama (Martaban)" (PDF). SOAS: 216–237. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
Donwun
Preceded by
Mottama
Capital of Hanthawaddy Kingdom
c. February 1364 – 1369
Succeeded by
Bago