Taunggyi District

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.

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
CountryBurma
StateShan State
Elevation1,404 m (4,606 ft)
Time zoneUTC+6.30 (MST)

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

Administrative divisionsEdit

 
Townships of Taunggyi district


  Ywangan
  Taunggyi
  Pinlaung
  Pindaya
  Pekon
  Nyaungshwe
  Lawksawk
  Kalaw
  Hsi Hseng
  Hopong

The district contains the following townships:

 
Self-Administered Zones in Taunggyi district


  Pa'O SAZ
  Danu SAZ

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ GoogleEarth
  2. ^ by Zaw Win Than (17 March 2014). "Inle Lake 'not ready' for tourism boom". mmtimes.com. Retrieved 12 July 2014.
  3. ^ "Inlay Lake (wetland) Sanctuary". exploremyanmar.com. Retrieved 12 July 2014.