Madaya Township

Madaya is a township of Pyin Oo Lwin District in the Mandalay Division of Burma.

Madaya Township
Location in Pyinoolwin district
Location in Pyinoolwin district
Madaya Township is located in Myanmar
Madaya Township
Madaya Township
Coordinates: 22°13′N 96°7′E / 22.217°N 96.117°E / 22.217; 96.117Coordinates: 22°13′N 96°7′E / 22.217°N 96.117°E / 22.217; 96.117
Country Burma
DivisionMandalay Division
DistrictPyin Oo Lwin District
CapitalMadaya
Time zoneUTC+6:30 (MMT)

HistoryEdit

In the 16th century, the Gwe Shans built a stockade in the village of Okpo.[1] On October 1, 1886, there was a reported small native garrison at Madaya and nearby Lamaing and the town was subject to invasion the same month.[2][3]

Taungbyone Festival of nat (spirit) takes place in the township in August yearly.

Madaya consists Madaya town and the following villages:

VillagesEdit

Taking Lyon Hein Taung

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ E., Harvey G.; Harvey, G.E. (1 July 2000). History of Burma. Asian Educational Services. p. 211. ISBN 978-81-206-1365-2. Retrieved 3 January 2011.
  2. ^ James George Scott; Hardiman, J. P. (1901). Gazetteer of Upper Burma and the Shan states. AMS Press. Retrieved 3 January 2011.
  3. ^ India. Army. Intelligence Branch; Paget, William Henry (1907). Frontier and Overseas Expeditions from India: Burma. Govt. Monotype Press. Retrieved 3 January 2011.

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