Mekkhaya (Burmese: မက္ခရာ; also spelled Mekkara) is a small town just south of Mandalay, Myanmar. It was a co-capital of the Myinsaing Regency from 1297 to 1313.

Mekkhaya
မက္ခရာ
Mekkhaya is located in Myanmar
Mekkhaya
Mekkhaya
Location in Myanmar
Coordinates: 21°0′0″N 96°4′0″E / 21.00000°N 96.06667°E / 21.00000; 96.06667Coordinates: 21°0′0″N 96°4′0″E / 21.00000°N 96.06667°E / 21.00000; 96.06667
Country MM
RegionMandalay Region
DistrictKyaukse District
TownshipMekkhaya
Foundedc. 13th century
Population
 • Ethnicities
Bamar (Burman)
 • Religions
Theravada Buddhism
Time zoneUTC6:30 (MST)
Area code(s)2 (mobile: 69, 90)[1]

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Myanmar Area Codes". Archived from the original on 2009-12-01. Retrieved 2009-11-29.