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taunggyi

city, east-central Myanmar (Burma). It lies on the Thazi-Keng Tung road at an elevation of 4,712 feet (1,436 metres), just north of Shwenyaung and Inle Lake. Its facilities include hospitals, a technical high school, an institute for training teachers, the private Kan-Kambawza College (formerly a school for the sons of Shan chiefs), and Taunggyi College, affiliated with Mandalay's Arts and Science University. There is a hunting reserve nearby. Pop. (2004 est.) 151,400

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