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Yangon (ရန်ကုန်မြို့, MLCTS rankun mrui,; formerly known as Rangoon, literally: "End of Strife") was the capital of the Yangon Region of Myanmar, also known as Burma. [1]

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Administrative divisions of Myanmar

Myanmar is divided into twenty-one administrative subdivisions, which include: The regions were called divisions prior to August 2010, and five of them are named after their capital city, the exceptions being Ayeyarwady Region and Tanintharyi Region.

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Ahlon Township

Ahlone Township (အလုံ မြို့နယ်; also Ahlone Township) is located in the western part of Yangon.

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Alaungpaya

Alaungpaya (အလောင်းဘုရား,; also spelled Alaunghpaya or Alaung Phra; 11 May 1760) was the founder of the Konbaung Dynasty of Burma (Myanmar).

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Anglicisation

Anglicisation (or anglicization, see English spelling differences), occasionally anglification, anglifying, englishing, refers to modifications made to foreign words, names and phrases to make them easier to spell, pronounce, or understand in English.

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Anglo-Burmese people

The Anglo-Burmese, also known as the Anglo-Burmans, are a community of Eurasians of Burmese and European descent, who emerged as a distinct community through mixed relations (sometimes permanent, sometimes temporary) between the British and other European settlers and the indigenous peoples of Burma from 1826 until 1948 when Myanmar gained its independence from the United Kingdom.

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Apartment

An apartment (American English), flat (British English) or unit (Australian English) is a self-contained housing unit (a type of residential real estate) that occupies only part of a building, generally on a single storey.

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Arakanese language

Arakanese (also known as Rakhine; ရခိုင်ဘာသာ, MLCTS: ra.hkuing bhasa) is a language closely related to Burmese, of which it is often considered a dialect.

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Asian Network of Major Cities 21

Asian Network of Major Cities 21 is a body representing the interests of several of Asia's largest capital cities around common themes of importance, including urban planning, sustainability and crisis management.

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Ayeyarwady Region

Ayeyarwady Region (ဧရာဝတီတိုင်းဒေသကြီး,,; formerly Ayeyarwady Division and Irrawaddy Division), is a region of Myanmar, occupying the delta region of the Ayeyarwady River (Irrawaddy River).

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BAA Ground

The BAA Ground (Burma Athletic Association Ground) was a cricket ground in Rangoon, Burma (today Yangon, Myanmar).

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Bagan

Bagan (formerly Pagan) is an ancient city located in the Mandalay Region of Myanmar.

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Bago River

Bago River (ပဲခူးမြစ်; Pegu River) is a river of southern Myanmar.

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Bahadur Shah Zafar

Mirza Abu Zafar Sirajuddin Muhammad Bahadur Shah Zafar (24 October 1775 – 7 November 1862) was the last Mughal emperor.

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Bahan Township

Bahan Township (ဗဟန်း မြို့နယ်) is located in the north central part of Yangon.

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Bamar people

The Bamar (also historically the Burmese and Burmans) are the dominant ethnic group in Myanmar.

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Bangkok

Bangkok is the capital and most populous city of the Kingdom of Thailand.

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Basic Education High School No. 1 Dagon

Basic Education High School No.

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Basic Education High School No. 2 Bahan

Basic Education High School No.

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Basic Education High School No. 2 Kamayut

Basic Education High School No.

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Basic Education High School No. 2 Latha

Basic Education High School (BEHS) No.

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Basic Education High School No. 2 Sanchaung

Basic Education High School No.

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Basic Education High School No. 6 Botataung

Basic Education High School (BEHS) No.

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Bayinnaung Market

Bayinnaung Market (ဘုရင့်နောင်ဈေး; also Bayintnaung Market), located in northwestern Yangon, is the largest agricultural commodities trading market in Myanmar.

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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Bean

A bean is a seed of one of several genera of the flowering plant family Fabaceae, which are used for human or animal food.

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Beijing

Beijing, formerly romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China, the world's second most populous city proper, and most populous capital city.

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Bogyoke Aung San Museum

The Bogyoke Aung San Museum (ဗိုလ်ချုပ် အောင်ဆန်း ပြတိုက်), located in Bahan, Yangon, is a museum dedicated to General Aung San, the founder of modern Myanmar (Burma).

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Bogyoke Aung San Stadium

The Bogyoke Aung San Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium, located in downtown Yangon, Myanmar.

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Bogyoke Market

Bogyoke Aung San Market (ဗိုလ်ချုပ်အောင်ဆန်းဈေး; formerly Scott's Market) is a major bazaar located in Pabedan township in central Yangon, Myanmar.

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Botataung Pagoda

The Botataung Pagoda (ဗိုလ်တထောင်ဘုရား; also spelled Botahtaung; literally "1000 military officers") is a famous pagoda located in downtown Yangon, Myanmar, near the Yangon river.

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Botataung Township

Botataung Township (ဗိုလ်တစ်ထောင် မြို့နယ်; also Botahtaung Township) is an area of Yangon, Myanmar.

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British Empire

The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.

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British rule in Burma

British rule in Burma, also known as British Burma, lasted from 1824 to 1948, from the Anglo-Burmese wars through the creation of Burma as a Province of British India to the establishment of an independently administered colony, and finally independence.

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Buddhism

Buddhism is the world's fourth-largest religion with over 520 million followers, or over 7% of the global population, known as Buddhists.

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Bundesliga

The Bundesliga (lit. "Federal League", sometimes referred to as the Fußball-Bundesliga or 1. Bundesliga) is a professional association football league in Germany and the football league with the highest average stadium attendance worldwide.

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Burmese Indians

Burmese Indians are a group of people of Indian origin who live in Burma.

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Burmese kyat

The kyat (or; ကျပ်; ISO 4217 code MMK) is the currency of Myanmar (Burma).

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Burmese language

The Burmese language (မြန်မာဘာသာ, MLCTS: mranmabhasa, IPA) is the official language of Myanmar.

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Busan

Busan, formerly known as Pusan and now officially is South Korea's second most-populous city after Seoul, with a population of over 3.5 million inhabitants.

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Chaukhtatgyi Buddha Temple

Chaukhtatgyi Buddha Temple (ခြောက်ထပ်ကြီးဘုရားကြီး) is the most well-known Buddhist temple in Bahan Township, Yangon, Yangon Region, Myanmar.

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Chaungtha, Pathein

Chaungtha (ချောင်းသာ) is a village and beach resort located in Ayeyarwady Region, Myanmar.

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Chin people

The Chin people are one of the major ethnic nationalities in Burma.

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Chinatown

A Chinatown is an ethnic enclave of Chinese or Han people located outside mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, or Taiwan, most often in an urban setting.

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Chinese people in Myanmar

The Chinese people in Burma, Burmese Chinese, Tayoke or Sino-Burmese (မြန်မာတရုတ်လူမျိုး) are a group of overseas Chinese born or raised in Burma (Myanmar).

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Compressed natural gas

Compressed natural gas (CNG) (methane stored at high pressure) is a fuel which can be used in place of gasoline (petrol), Diesel fuel and propane/LPG.

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Condominium

A condominium, often shortened to condo, is a type of real estate divided into several units that are each separately owned, surrounded by common areas jointly owned.

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Cricket

Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).

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Cycle rickshaw

The cycle rickshaw is a small-scale local means of transport; it is also known by a variety of other names such as bike taxi, velotaxi, pedicab, bikecab, cyclo, beca, becak, trisikad, or trishaw.

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Cyclone Nargis

Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm Nargis (نرگس) caused the worst natural disaster in the recorded history of Myanmar during early May 2008.

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Dagon Seikkan Township

Dagon Seikkan Township (ဒဂုံဆိပ်ကမ်း မြို့နယ်) is an urban township of Yangon, Burma (Myanmar).

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Dagon Township

Dagon Township (ဒဂုံ မြို့နယ်) is located immediately north of downtown Yangon.

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Dagon University

Dagon University (ဒဂုံ တက္ကသိုလ်), located in North Dagon, Yangon, is one of the largest universities in Myanmar.

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Dala Township

Dalla Township (ဒလ ျမိဳ့နယ္) is located on the southern bank of Yangon river across from downtown Yangon, Myanmar.

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Danish Meteorological Institute

The Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI; Danmarks Meteorologiske Institut) is the official Danish meteorological institute, administrated by the Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate.

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Dawbon Township

Dawbon Township (ဒေါပုံ မြို့နယ်) is located in the southeastern part of Yangon, Myanmar.

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Dawei

Dawei (ဓဝဲါ,; ทวาย, RTGS: Thawai,; formerly known as Tavoy) is a city in south-eastern Myanmar and is the capital of the Tanintharyi Region, formerly known as the Tenasserim Division, about south of Yangon on the northern bank of the Dawei River.

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Deutscher Wetterdienst

The Deutscher Wetterdienst or DWD for short, is the German Meteorological Office, based in Offenbach am Main, Germany, which monitors weather and meteorological conditions over Germany and provides weather services for the general public and for nautical, aviational or agricultural purposes.

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Dhaka

Dhaka (or; ঢাকা); formerly known as Dacca is the capital and largest city of Bangladesh.

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Doha

Doha (الدوحة, or ad-Dōḥa) is the capital and most populous city of the State of Qatar.

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Downtown Yangon

Downtown Yangon (also known as the Yangon Central Business District or Yangon CBD; formerly the Cantonment) is the central business district of Yangon, Myanmar, located close to the geographic centre of the metropolitan area.

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Dubai

Dubai (دبي) is the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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East Dagon Township

East Dagon Township (also East Dagon Myothit; ဒဂုံမြို့သစ်အရှေ့ပိုင်း မြို့နယ်) is located in the easternmost part of Yangon, Myanmar.

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Elevator

An elevator (US and Canada) or lift (UK, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, and South Africa, Nigeria) is a type of vertical transportation that moves people or goods between floors (levels, decks) of a building, vessel, or other structure.

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Empire of Japan

The was the historical nation-state and great power that existed from the Meiji Restoration in 1868 to the enactment of the 1947 constitution of modern Japan.

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First Anglo-Burmese War

The First Anglo-Burmese War, also known as the First Burma War, (ပထမ အင်္ဂလိပ် မြန်မာ စစ်;; 5 March 1824 – 24 February 1826) was the first of three wars fought between the British and Burmese empires in the 19th century.

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First-class cricket

First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket.

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Fiscal year

A fiscal year (or financial year, or sometimes budget year) is the period used by governments for accounting and budget purposes, which vary between countries.

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Fukuoka

is the capital city of Fukuoka Prefecture, situated on the northern shore of Japanese island Kyushu.

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Gross domestic product

Gross domestic product (GDP) is a monetary measure of the market value of all final goods and services produced in a period (quarterly or yearly) of time.

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GSM

GSM (Global System for Mobile communications) is a standard developed by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) to describe the protocols for second-generation digital cellular networks used by mobile devices such as tablets, first deployed in Finland in December 1991.

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Guangzhou

Guangzhou, also known as Canton, is the capital and most populous city of the province of Guangdong.

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Gulf of Martaban

The Gulf of Martaban (မုတ္တမပင်လယ်ကွေ့) or the Gulf of Mottama is an arm of the Andaman Sea in the southern part of Burma.

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Gymkhana Ground, Rangoon

The Gymkhana Ground was a cricket ground in Rangoon, Burma (today Yangon, Myanmar), where a first-class cricket match took place between the touring Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and Rangoon Gymkhana.

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Hanoi

Hanoi (or; Hà Nội)) is the capital of Vietnam and the country's second largest city by population. The population in 2015 was estimated at 7.7 million people. The city lies on the right bank of the Red River. Hanoi is north of Ho Chi Minh City and west of Hai Phong city. From 1010 until 1802, it was the most important political centre of Vietnam. It was eclipsed by Huế, the imperial capital of Vietnam during the Nguyễn Dynasty (1802–1945). In 1873 Hanoi was conquered by the French. From 1883 to 1945, the city was the administrative center of the colony of French Indochina. The French built a modern administrative city south of Old Hanoi, creating broad, perpendicular tree-lined avenues of opera, churches, public buildings, and luxury villas, but they also destroyed large parts of the city, shedding or reducing the size of lakes and canals, while also clearing out various imperial palaces and citadels. From 1940 to 1945 Hanoi, as well as the largest part of French Indochina and Southeast Asia, was occupied by the Japanese. On September 2, 1945, Ho Chi Minh proclaimed the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam). The Vietnamese National Assembly under Ho Chi Minh decided on January 6, 1946, to make Hanoi the capital of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. From 1954 to 1976, it was the capital of North Vietnam, and it became the capital of a reunified Vietnam in 1976, after the North's victory in the Vietnam War. October 2010 officially marked 1,000 years since the establishment of the city. The Hanoi Ceramic Mosaic Mural is a ceramic mosaic mural created to mark the occasion.

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Heho

Heho (ဟဲဟိုး) is a small town in Kalaw Township, Taunggyi District, Shan State of Myanmar (formerly Burma).

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High Court Building (Yangon)

The former High Court Building (တရားရုံးချုပ်ဟောင်း) is an iconic colonial-era building located at No.

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High-density polyethylene

High-density polyethylene (HDPE) or polyethylene high-density (PEHD) is a polyethylene thermoplastic made from petroleum.

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Hinduism

Hinduism is an Indian religion and dharma, or a way of life, widely practised in the Indian subcontinent.

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Hlaing Township

Hlaing Township (လှိုင် မြို့နယ်) is an area of Yangon, Myanmar.

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Hlaingthaya Township

Hlaingthaya Township (လှိုင်သာယာ မြို့နယ်၁၀ရပ္ကြက္,; also spelt Hlaing Tharyar Township) is located in the western part of Yangon, Myanmar.

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Hlawga National Park

Hlawga National Park (လှော်ကားအမျိုးသားဥယျာဉ်) is a national park located in Mingaladon, Yangon Division, Myanmar, 22 miles (35 km) north of Yangon.

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Hlegu Township

Hlegu Township (လှည်းကူး မြို့နယ်) is a township in Yangon Division, Burma (Myanmar).

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Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City (Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh; or; formerly Hô-Chi-Minh-Ville), also widely known by its former name of Saigon (Sài Gòn; or), is the largest city in Vietnam by population.

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.

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Indian Rebellion of 1857

The Indian Rebellion of 1857 was a major uprising in India between 1857–58 against the rule of the British East India Company, which functioned as a sovereign power on behalf of the British Crown.

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Industrial park

An industrial park (also known as industrial estate, trading estate) is an area zoned and planned for the purpose of industrial development.

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Insein Township

Insein Township (အင်းစိန်မြို့နယ်) is located in northern Yangon.

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International School of Myanmar

On September 26, 2008, YIEC was renamed to ISM (International School of Myanmar).

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Inya Lake

Inya Lake (အင်းလျားကန်, ʔīnyā kǎn; formerly, Lake Victoria) is the largest lake in Yangon, Burma (Myanmar), a popular recreational area for Yangonites, and a famous location for romance in popular culture.

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Irrawaddy Delta

The Irrawaddy Delta or Ayeyarwady Delta lies in the Irrawaddy Division, the lowest expanse of land in Myanmar that fans out from the limit of tidal influence at Myan Aung to the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea, 290 km to the south at the mouth of the Ayeyarwady River.

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Islam

IslamThere are ten pronunciations of Islam in English, differing in whether the first or second syllable has the stress, whether the s is or, and whether the a is pronounced, or (when the stress is on the first syllable) (Merriam Webster).

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Kaba Aye Pagoda

Kaba Aye Pagoda (ကမ္ဘာအေးစေတီ;; also spelt Gaba Aye Pagoda; lit. World Peace Pagoda), formally Thiri Mingala Gaba Aye Zedidaw), is a pagoda located on Kaba Aye Road, Mayangon Township, Yangon, Myanmar. The pagoda was built in 1952 by U Nu in preparation for the Sixth Buddhist Council that he held from 1954-1956. The pagoda measures high and is also around the base. The pagoda is located approximately 11 km north of Yangon, a little past the Inya Lake Hotel. The Maha Pasana Guha (great cave) was built simultaneously with the Kaba Aye Pagoda and is located in the same complex. The cave is a replica of the Satta Panni cave, located in India, where the first Buddhist Synod was convened. The six entrances of The Maha Pasana Cave symbolize the Sixth Great Synod. The cave is long and wide. Inside, the assembly hall is long and wide.

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Kachin people

The Kachin people (Jingpho: Ga Hkyeng red soil), Jingpho Wunpong (Jingpho: Jinghpaw Wunpawng the Confederation of Jingpo) or simply Wunpong (the Confederation), are a confederation of ethnic groups who inhabit the Kachin Hills in northern Burma's Kachin State and neighbouring Yunnan Province, China, and Arunachal Pradesh, India.

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Kamayut Township

Kamayut Township (ကမာရွတ် မြို့နယ်,; also spelt Kamaryut Township) is located in the north central part of Yangon.

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Kandawgyi Lake

Kandawgyi Lake (ကန်တော်ကြီး; literally "great royal lake", formerly Royal Lake), is one of two major lakes in Yangon, Burma (Myanmar).

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Kandawmin Garden Mausolea

The Kandawmin Garden Mausolea comprise a mausoleum complex in Yangon, Myanmar.

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Karaweik

Karaweik (ကရဝိက် ဖောင်) or Karaweik Hall is a palace on the eastern shore of Kandawgyi Lake, Yangon, Burma.

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Karen people

The Karen, Kayin, Kariang or Yang people (ကညီကလုာ်, ကရင်လူမျိုး,; Per Ploan Poe or Ploan in Pwo Karen and Pwa Ka Nyaw or Kanyaw in Sgaw Karen; กะเหรี่ยง) refer to a number of individual Sino-Tibetan language speaking ethnic groups, many of which do not share a common language or culture.

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Karenni people

The Karenni, also known as the Red Karen, the Kayah or the Kayahli (meaning "red human"), are a Sino-Tibetan people living mostly in Kayah State, Myanmar (Burma).

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Köppen climate classification

The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.

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Kolkata

Kolkata (also known as Calcutta, the official name until 2001) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.

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Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, officially the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur (Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur), or commonly known as KL, is the national capital of Malaysia as well as its largest city in the country.

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Kunming

Kunming is the capital and largest city of Yunnan province in southwest China.

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Kyauktada Township

Kyauktada Township (ကျောက်တံတား မြို့နယ်) is the center of downtown Yangon, Myanmar.

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Kyauktawgyi Buddha Temple (Yangon)

Kyauktawgyi Buddha Temple (ကျောက်တော်ကြီးဘုရား) is a Buddhist temple located on Mindhamma Hill on Mingaladon Township, Yangon, Burma.

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Kyemon

Kyemon (ကြေးမုံ; also known as Kyaymon) (The Mirror) is a state-owned Burmese-language daily newspaper based in Yangon, Myanmar.

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Kyimyindaing Township

Kyimyindaing Township (ကြည့်မြင်တိုင် မြို့နယ်,; also Kyeemyindaing Township or Kyi Myin Dine) is located in the western part of Yangon, and shares borders with Kamayut Township in the north, the Yangon River and Twante Township in the west, Sanchaung Township in the east, and Ahlon Township in the south.

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La Liga

The Primera División, commonly known as La Liga and as La Liga Santander for sponsorship reasons with Santander, is the men's top professional football division of the Spanish football league system.

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Lanmadaw Township

Lanmadaw Township (လမ်းမတော် မြို့နယ်; MLCTS.

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Lashio

Lashio (လႃႈသဵဝ်ႈ) is the largest town in northern Shan State, Myanmar, about north-east of Mandalay.

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Latha Township

Latha Township (လသာ မြို့နယ်) is located in the western part of downtown Yangon, and shares borders with Lanmadaw township in the west, Pabedan township in the east, Seikkan township and Yangon river in the south, and Dagon township in the north.

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Left- and right-hand traffic

The terms right-hand traffic (RHT) and left-hand traffic (LHT) refer to the practice, in bidirectional traffic situations, to keep to the right side or to the left side of the road, respectively.

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Legume

A legume is a plant or its fruit or seed in the family Fabaceae (or Leguminosae).

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List of capitals of Myanmar

The current capital of Myanmar (Burma) is Naypyidaw.

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List of museums in Yangon

This is a list of museums in Yangon, Myanmar.

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Lower Myanmar

Lower Burma (အောက်မြန်မာပြည်, also called Outer Myanmar) is a geographic region of Burma (Myanmar) and includes the low-lying Irrawaddy delta (Ayeyarwady, Bago and Yangon Regions), as well as coastal regions of the country (Rakhine and Mon States and Tanintharyi Region).

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Maha Bandula Park

The Maha Bandula Park or Maha Bandula Garden (မဟာဗန္ဓုလ ပန်းခြံ,, also spelt Mahabandula or Mahabandoola) is a public park, located in downtown Yangon, Burma.

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Maha Wizaya Pagoda

The Maha Wizaya Pagoda (မဟာဝိဇယစေတီ, Māha Vijaya Cetiya) is a pagoda located on Shwedagon Pagoda Road in Dagon Township, Yangon, Myanmar.

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Make Life Skate Life

Make Life Skate Life is non-profit organization that works to create community-built skateparks around the world.

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Mandalay

Mandalay is the second-largest city and the last royal capital of Myanmar (Burma).

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Mandalay City FM

Mandalay City FM is a radio station that serves the Mandalay metropolitan area (80 miles around Mandalay), broadcasting at on the FM band at a frequency of 87.9 MHz and on the Internet.

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Martyrs' Mausoleum

The Martyrs' Mausoleum (အာဇာနည်ဗိမာန်) is a Mausoleum in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma), located near the northern gate of Shwedagon Pagoda.

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Marylebone Cricket Club

Marylebone Cricket Club, generally known as the MCC, is a cricket club founded in 1787 and based since 1814 at Lord's cricket ground, which it owns, in St John's Wood, London, England.

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Maung Maung Soe

Maung Maung Soe (မောင်မောင်စိုး) is the mayor of Myanmar's largest city, Yangon.

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Mawlamyine

Mawlamyine (also spelled Mawlamyaing; မတ်မလီု), formerly Moulmein, is the fourth largest city of Myanmar (Burma), World Gazetteer 300 km south east of Yangon and 70 km south of Thaton, at the mouth of Thanlwin (Salween) River.

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Mayangon Township

Mayangone Township (မရမ်းကုန်း မြို့နယ်; is located in the northern part of Yangon. The township comprises ten wards, and shares borders with Insein Township and Mingaladon Township in the north, North Okkalapa Township and Yankin Township in the east, the Hlaing river and Hlaingthaya Township in the west, and Kamayut Township and Hlaing Township in the south. The township has 30 primary schools, seven middle schools and five high schools.

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Mayor of Yangon

The Mayor of Yangon (ရန်ကုန်မြို့တော်ဝန်) is the head of Yangon's government.

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Medical malpractice

Medical malpractice is a legal cause of action that occurs when a medical or health care professional deviates from standards in his or her profession, thereby causing injury to a patient.

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Metropolis

A metropolis is a large city or conurbation which is a significant economic, political, and cultural center for a country or region, and an important hub for regional or international connections, commerce, and communications.

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Mezzanine

A mezzanine (or in French, an entresol) is, strictly speaking, an intermediate floor in a building which is partly open to the double-height ceilinged floor below, or which does not extend over the whole floorspace of the building.

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Mingala Taungnyunt Township

Mingala Taungnyunt Township (မင်္ဂလာ‌တောင်ညွန့် မြို့နယ်; also spelled Mingalar Taung Nyunt) is a township of Yangon, Myanmar.

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Mingaladon Township

Mingaladon Township (မင်္ဂလာဒုံ မြို့နယ်) is located in the northernmost part of Yangon, Myanmar.

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Ministers' Building

The Ministers' Building (ဝန်ကြီးများရုံး; also called the Ministers' Office; formerly The Secretariat or Secretariat Building) was the home and administrative seat of British Burma, in downtown Yangon, Burma and is the spot where Aung San and six cabinet ministers were assassinated.

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Mon people

The Mon (မောန် or မည်; မွန်လူမျိုး‌,; មន, มอญ) are an ethnic group from Myanmar living mostly in Mon State, Bago Region, the Irrawaddy Delta and along the southern border of Thailand and Myanmar.

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MRTV-4

Myanmar Radio and Television 4, known as MRTV-4, is a Burmese state-owned television station and satellite television.

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Mughal Empire

The Mughal Empire (گورکانیان, Gūrkāniyān)) or Mogul Empire was an empire in the Indian subcontinent, founded in 1526. It was established and ruled by a Muslim dynasty with Turco-Mongol Chagatai roots from Central Asia, but with significant Indian Rajput and Persian ancestry through marriage alliances; only the first two Mughal emperors were fully Central Asian, while successive emperors were of predominantly Rajput and Persian ancestry. The dynasty was Indo-Persian in culture, combining Persianate culture with local Indian cultural influences visible in its traits and customs. The Mughal Empire at its peak extended over nearly all of the Indian subcontinent and parts of Afghanistan. It was the second largest empire to have existed in the Indian subcontinent, spanning approximately four million square kilometres at its zenith, after only the Maurya Empire, which spanned approximately five million square kilometres. The Mughal Empire ushered in a period of proto-industrialization, and around the 17th century, Mughal India became the world's largest economic power, accounting for 24.4% of world GDP, and the world leader in manufacturing, producing 25% of global industrial output up until the 18th century. The Mughal Empire is considered "India's last golden age" and one of the three Islamic Gunpowder Empires (along with the Ottoman Empire and Safavid Persia). The beginning of the empire is conventionally dated to the victory by its founder Babur over Ibrahim Lodi, the last ruler of the Delhi Sultanate, in the First Battle of Panipat (1526). The Mughal emperors had roots in the Turco-Mongol Timurid dynasty of Central Asia, claiming direct descent from both Genghis Khan (founder of the Mongol Empire, through his son Chagatai Khan) and Timur (Turco-Mongol conqueror who founded the Timurid Empire). During the reign of Humayun, the successor of Babur, the empire was briefly interrupted by the Sur Empire. The "classic period" of the Mughal Empire started in 1556 with the ascension of Akbar the Great to the throne. Under the rule of Akbar and his son Jahangir, the region enjoyed economic progress as well as religious harmony, and the monarchs were interested in local religious and cultural traditions. Akbar was a successful warrior who also forged alliances with several Hindu Rajput kingdoms. Some Rajput kingdoms continued to pose a significant threat to the Mughal dominance of northwestern India, but most of them were subdued by Akbar. All Mughal emperors were Muslims; Akbar, however, propounded a syncretic religion in the latter part of his life called Dīn-i Ilāhī, as recorded in historical books like Ain-i-Akbari and Dabistān-i Mazāhib. The Mughal Empire did not try to intervene in the local societies during most of its existence, but rather balanced and pacified them through new administrative practices and diverse and inclusive ruling elites, leading to more systematic, centralised, and uniform rule. Traditional and newly coherent social groups in northern and western India, such as the Maratha Empire|Marathas, the Rajputs, the Pashtuns, the Hindu Jats and the Sikhs, gained military and governing ambitions during Mughal rule, which, through collaboration or adversity, gave them both recognition and military experience. The reign of Shah Jahan, the fifth emperor, between 1628 and 1658, was the zenith of Mughal architecture. He erected several large monuments, the best known of which is the Taj Mahal at Agra, as well as the Moti Masjid, Agra, the Red Fort, the Badshahi Mosque, the Jama Masjid, Delhi, and the Lahore Fort. The Mughal Empire reached the zenith of its territorial expanse during the reign of Aurangzeb and also started its terminal decline in his reign due to Maratha military resurgence under Category:History of Bengal Category:History of West Bengal Category:History of Bangladesh Category:History of Kolkata Category:Empires and kingdoms of Afghanistan Category:Medieval India Category:Historical Turkic states Category:Mongol states Category:1526 establishments in the Mughal Empire Category:1857 disestablishments in the Mughal Empire Category:History of Pakistan.

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Myanmar

Myanmar, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and also known as Burma, is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia.

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Myanmar Convention Centre

The Myanmar Convention Centre is a convention centre located in Yangon, the former capital city of Myanmar.

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Myanmar Gems Museum

Myanmar Gems Museum, in Yangon, Myanmar, is a museum dedicated to precious Burmese gem stones.

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Myanmar International

Myanmar International Television is a Burmese state-owned national and international English-language television channel based in Yangon, Myanmar.

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Myanmar Maritime University

Myanmar Maritime University (MMU) (မြန်မာနိုင်ငံ ရေကြောင်းပညာ တက္ကသိုလ်), located in Thanlyin in the outskirts of Yangon, is the premier university of maritime education in Myanmar.

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Myanmar national cricket team

The Myanmar cricket team is the team that represents the country of Myanmar in international cricket matches.

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Myanmar National League

The MPT Myanmar National League (မြန်မာ နေရှင်နယ် လိဂ်; abbreviated MNL) is the premier national professional football league of Myanmar.

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Myanmar Premier League

The Myanmar Premier League (since 2005 simply Myanmar League) was the top division of Burmese football in Myanmar from 1996 to 2009.

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Myanmar Radio National Service

Myanmar Radio National Service (မြန်မာ့အသံ; formerly, Burma Broadcasting Service (BBS)), is the national radio service of Myanmar.

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Myanmar Railways

Myanma Railways (MR) (မြန်မာ့ မီးရထား,; also spelled Myanmar Railways; formerly Burma Railways) is the state-owned agency that operates the railway network in Myanmar.

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Myanmar Standard Time

Myanmar Standard Time (MMT) (မြန်မာ စံတော်ချိန်,; formerly Burma Standard Time (BST)) is the standard time in Myanmar, 6:30 hours ahead of UTC (UTC+06:30).

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Myawaddy TV

Myawaddy (မြဝတီတီဗွီ) is a Myanmar military-owned television network based in Yangon and Naypyitaw, Myanmar.

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Myitkyina

Myitkyina ((Eng; mitchinar) Kachin: Myitkyina) is the capital city of Kachin State in Myanmar (Burma), located from Yangon, and from Mandalay.

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Nanning

Nanning (Zhuang: Namzningz) is the capital of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in southern China.

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National Museum of Myanmar

The National Museum (Yangon), (အမျိုးသား ပြတိုက်), located in Dagon, Yangon, is the one of the national museum of Burmese art, history and culture in Myanmar.

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National Theatre of Yangon

The National Theatre of Yangon (အမျိုးသားဇာတ်ရုံ), located in Yangon, is a national theatre of Myanmar.

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Naypyidaw

Naypyidaw, officially spelled Nay Pyi Taw (formerly known as Kyetpyay, Pyinmana or Kyatpyay, Pyinmana), is the capital city of Myanmar and seat of the government of Myanmar.

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Ne Win

Ne Win (နေဝင်း; 10 July 1910, or 14 or 24 May 1911 – 5 December 2002), sometimes known honorifically as U Ne Win was a Burmese politician and military commander.

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New Light of Myanmar

The New Light of Myanmar (formerly The New Light of Burma) is a government-owned newspaper published by the Ministry of Information and based in Yangon, Myanmar.

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Ngwesaung

Ngwesaung (ငွေဆောင်) is a beach resort located 48 km west of Pathein, Ayeyarwady Region, Myanmar.

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Noise pollution

Sound pollution, also known as environmental noise or noise pollution, is the propagation of noise with harmful impact on the activity of human or animal life.

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Non-resident Indian and person of Indian origin

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North Dagon Township

North Dagon Township (also North Dagon Myothit; ဒဂုံမြို့သစ်မြောက်ပိုင်း မြို့နယ်) is located in the eastern part of Yangon, Myanmar.

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North Okkalapa Township

North Okkalapa Township (မြောက်‌ဥက္ကလာပ မြို့နယ်) is located in the eastern part of Yangon.

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Pabedan Township

Pabedan Township (ပန်းဘဲတန်း မြို့နယ်) is located in the center of downtown Yangon, Myanmar.

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Pagoda festival

Pagoda festivals (ဘုရားပွဲ; paya pwe) are regular festivals found throughout Burma (Myanmar) that commemorate major events in pagoda's history, including the founding of a pagoda and the crowning of the pagoda's hti (umbrella).

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Pazundaung Creek

Pazundaung Creek (ပုဇွန်တောင်ချောင်း, known upstream as Ngamoeyeik Creek) is a stream that empties into Yangon River.

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Pazundaung Township

Pazundaung Township (ပုဇွန်တောင် မြို့နယ်) is a township located in the southeastern part of Yangon, Myanmar.

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People's Square and Park

The People's Square and Park (ပြည်သူ့ရင်ပြင်နှင့် ပြည်သူ့ဥယျာဉ်) is one of the major parks surrounding the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar.

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Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh (or; ភ្នំពេញ phnum pɨñ), formerly known as Krong Chaktomuk or Krong Chaktomuk Serimongkul (ក្រុងចតុមុខសិរិមង្គល), is the capital and most populous city in Cambodia.

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Pickup truck

A pickup truck is a light-duty truck having an enclosed cab and an open cargo area with low sides and tailgate.

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Plastic bag

A plastic bag, polybag, or pouch is a type of container made of thin, flexible, plastic film, nonwoven fabric, or plastic textile.

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Practising School Yangon Institute of Education

The "Practising High School, Yangon Institute of Education", now, "Practising High School, Yangon University of Education" (ပညာရေးတက္ကသိုလ် လေ့ကျင့်ရေးကျောင်း; abbreviated TTC Yangon) is a high school in Yangon, Myanmar.

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Premier League

The Premier League is the top level of the English football league system.

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Press Scrutiny and Registration Division

The Press Scrutiny and Registration Division (စာပေစိစစ်နှင့်မှတ်ပုံတင်ဌာန, formerly the Press Scrutiny Board or PSB) is a division under the Ministry of Information, responsible for censorship of media in Burma today.

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Quezon City

Quezon City (Lungsod Quezon,; Ciudad Quezón; also known as QC or Kyusi) is the most populous city in the Philippines.

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Rakhine people

The Rakhine people (ရခိုင်လူမျိုး, Rakhine pronunciation;; formerly Arakanese) are an ethnic group in Myanmar (Burma) forming the majority along the coastal region of present-day Rakhine State (formerly officially called Arakan).

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Rangoon Gymkhana cricket team

Rangoon Gymkhana cricket team was a scratch cricket team formed in Rangoon, Burma.

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Saffron Revolution

Saffron Revolution is a term used to describe a series of economic and political protests and demonstrations that took place during August, September and October 2007 in Myanmar.

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Sanchaung Township

Sanchaung Township (စမ်းချောင်း မြို့နယ်) is in the north central part of Yangon.

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Satellite town

A satellite town or satellite city is a concept in urban planning that refers essentially to smaller metropolitan areas which are located somewhat near to, but are mostly independent of larger metropolitan areas.

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Second Anglo-Burmese War

The Second Anglo-Burmese War or the Second Burma War (ဒုတိယ အင်္ဂလိပ် မြန်မာ စစ်; 5 April 185220 January 1853) was the second of the three wars fought between the Burmese and British forces during the 19th century, with the outcome of the gradual extinction of Burmese sovereignty and independence.

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Secondary education in Myanmar

High schools in Myanmar (အစိုးရအထက်တန်းကျောင်း) are operated by the Department of Basic Education under the Ministry of Education in Myanmar.

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Seikkan Township

Seikkan Township (ဆိပ်ကမ်း မြို့နယ်) is a township located in the western part of Yangon, Myanmar.

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Seikkyi Kanaungto Township

Seikkyi Kanaungto Township (ဆိပ်ကြီးခနောင်တို မြို့နယ်) is located on the southwestern bank of Yangon river across from downtown Yangon, Myanmar.

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Seoul

Seoul (like soul; 서울), officially the Seoul Special Metropolitan City – is the capital, Constitutional Court of Korea and largest metropolis of South Korea.

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Serie A

Serie A, also called Serie A TIM due to sponsorship by TIM, is a professional league competition for football clubs located at the top of the Italian football league system and the winner is awarded the Coppa Campioni d'Italia.

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Shan people

The Shan (တႆး;, ရှမ်းလူမျိုး;; ไทใหญ่ or ฉาน) are a Tai ethnic group of Southeast Asia.

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Shwebo

Shwebo (ရွှေဘိုမြို့) is a city in Sagaing Region, 110 km north-west of Mandalay between the Irrawaddy and the Mu rivers.

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Shwedagon Pagoda

The Shwedagon Pagoda (MLCTS), officially named Shwedagon Zedi Daw (ရွှေတိဂုံစေတီတော်) and also known as the Great Dagon Pagoda and the Golden Pagoda, is a gilded stupa located in Yangon, Myanmar.

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Shwepyitha Township

Shwepyitha Township (ရွှေပြည်သာ မြို့နယ် the northwestern part of Yangon, Myanmar.

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Singapore

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.

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Sittwe

Sittwe (formerly Akyab) is the capital of Rakhine State, Myanmar (Burma).

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South Asia

South Asia or Southern Asia (also known as the Indian subcontinent) is a term used to represent the southern region of the Asian continent, which comprises the sub-Himalayan SAARC countries and, for some authorities, adjoining countries to the west and east.

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South Dagon Township

South Dagon Township (also South Dagon Myothit; ဒဂုံမြို့သစ်တောင်ပိုင်း မြို့နယ်) is located in the southeastern part of Yangon, Myanmar.

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South Okkalapa Township

South Okkalapa Township (တောင်ဥက္ကလာပ မြို့နယ်) is located in the eastern part of Yangon.

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Southeast Asian Games

The Southeast Asian Games (also known as the SEA Games), is a biennial multi-sport event involving participants from the current 11 countries of Southeast Asia.

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St. Mary's Cathedral, Yangon

Saint Mary's Cathedral or Immaculate Conception Cathedral is a Catholic cathedral located on Bo Aung Kyaw Street in Botahtaung Township, Yangon, Burma.

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Standard Chinese

Standard Chinese, also known as Modern Standard Mandarin, Standard Mandarin, or simply Mandarin, is a standard variety of Chinese that is the sole official language of both China and Taiwan (de facto), and also one of the four official languages of Singapore.

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State Peace and Development Council

The State Peace and Development Council (နိုင်ငံတော် အေးချမ်းသာယာရေး နှင့် ဖွံ့ဖြိုးရေး ကောင်စီ; abbreviated to SPDC or) was the official name of the military government of Burma, which seized power under the rule of Saw Maung in 1988.

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Strand Hotel

The Strand (also known as Strand Hotel) is a Victorian-style hotel located in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma), built by Aviet and Tigran Sarkie, two of the Sarkies Brothers.

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Strand Road, Yangon

Strand Road (ကမ်းနားလမ်း) is a major road in downtown Yangon, Burma.

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Sule Pagoda

The Sule Pagoda (ဆူးလေဘုရား) is a Burmese stupa located in the heart of downtown Yangon, occupying the centre of the city and an important space in contemporary Burmese politics, ideology and geography.

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Supreme Court of Myanmar

The Supreme Court of Myanmar (ပြည်ထောင်စုတရားလွှတ်တော်ချုပ်) is the highest judicial forum and final court of appeal under the Constitution of Myanmar, existing as an independent judicial entity, alongsite the legislative and executive branches.

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Taipei

Taipei, officially known as Taipei City, is the capital and a special municipality of Taiwan (officially known as the Republic of China, "ROC").

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Tamwe Township

Tamwe Township (also Tarmwe Township; တာမွေ မြို့နယ်) is located in east central Yangon, Myanmar.

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Taukkyan War Cemetery

The Taukkyan War Cemetery (ထောက်ကြံ့ စစ်သင်္ချိုင်း) is a cemetery for Allied soldiers from the British Commonwealth who died in battle in Burma during the Second World War.

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Taunggyi

Taunggyi (Shan:, Pa-O) is the capital and largest city of Shan State, Myanmar (Burma) and lies on the Thazi-Kyaingtong road at an elevation of 4,712 feet, just north of Shwenyaung and Inle Lake within the Myelat region.

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Television in Myanmar

Television broadcasting in Burma began in 1979 as a test trial in Yangon.

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Thaketa Township

Thaketa Township (သာကေတ မြို့နယ်) is located in the eastern part of Yangon, Myanmar.

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Thakin Mya

Thakin Mya (သခင်မြ,; 7 October 1897 – 19 July 1947) was a Burmese lawyer and politician who served as the Minister of Home Affairs and later transferred as Minister without Portfolio in Myanmar's pre-independence government.

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Thandwe

Thandwe ("Thandway" in Arakanese)(formerly Sandoway) is a town and major seaport in Rakhine State, the westernmost part of Myanmar.

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Thanlyin

Thanlyin (သန်လျင်မြို့, or; သေၚ်,; formerly, Syriam) is a major port city of Myanmar, located across Bago River from the city of Yangon.

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Thant Myint-U

Thant Myint-U (သန့်မြင့်ဦး.; born 31 January 1966) is a historian, writer, a past fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, a former United Nations official, and the founder and chairman of the Yangon Heritage Trust.

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The Myanmar Times

The Myanmar Times, founded in 2000, is the oldest privately owned and operated English-language newspaper in Myanmar.

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The New York Times International Edition

The New York Times International Edition is an English-language newspaper printed at 38 sites throughout the world and sold in more than 160 countries and territories.

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The Straits Times

The Straits Times is an English-language daily broadsheet newspaper based in Singapore currently owned by Singapore Press Holdings (SPH).

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Thilawa Port

Myanmar International Terminals Thilawa (မြန်မာ အပြည်ပြည်ဆိုင်ရာ ဆိပ်ကမ်း သီလဝါ MITT) is a deep river port south of Yangon in Myanmar.

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Thingangyun Township

Thingangyun Township is located in the eastern part of Yangon.

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Third Anglo-Burmese War

The Third Anglo-Burmese War, also known as the Third Burma War, was a conflict that took place during 7–29 November 1885, with sporadic resistance and insurgency continuing into 1887.

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Thuwunna Stadium

Thuwunna Youth Training Centre Stadium (သုဝဏ္ဏ လူငယ် လေ့ကျင့်ရေး ကွင်း is a multi-use stadium, located in Yangon, Myanmar. The 32,000-seat stadium is smaller but more up-to-date than Aung San Stadium, and is the venue of choice for most national and international level football and track and field competitions.

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Tokyo

, officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and has been the capital since 1869.

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Tropical monsoon climate

A tropical monsoon climate (occasionally known as a tropical wet climate or a tropical monsoon and trade-wind littoral climate) is a type of climate that corresponds to the Köppen climate classification category "Am".

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Turin

Turin (Torino; Turin) is a city and an important business and cultural centre in northern Italy.

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Twante Canal

The Twante Canal (တွံတေး တူးမြောင်း) is a canal that connects the Irrawaddy River and the Yangon river in Myanmar.

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University of Computer Studies, Yangon

The University of Computer Studies, Yangon (UCSY) (ရန်ကုန်ကွန်ပျူတာတက္ကသိုလ်), located in the outskirts of Yangon (Hlaw Gar), is the leading IT and computer science university of Myanmar.

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University of East Yangon

The University of East Yangon (ရန်ကုန် အရှေ့ပိုင်း တက္ကသိုလ်), located in Thanlyin in the southeastern suburbs of Yangon, is a liberal arts and sciences university in Myanmar.

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University of Medicine 1, Yangon

The University of Medicine 1, Yangon (ဆေးတက္ကသိုလ်(၁) ရန်ကုန်; formerly the Institute of Medicine 1), located in Yangon, it is the oldest medical school in Myanmar.

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University of Medicine 2, Yangon

The University of Medicine 2, Yangon (ဆေးတက္ကသိုလ်(၂) ရန်ကုန်; formerly, Institute of Medicine 2) is a university of medicine, located in North Okkalapa, Yangon, Myanmar.

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University of West Yangon

The University of West Yangon (ရန်ကုန် အနောက်ပိုင်း တက္ကသိုလ်), located in Htantabin, Yangon Division, is a liberal arts and sciences university in Myanmar.

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University of Yangon

University of Yangon (also the Yangon University; ရန်ကုန် တက္ကသိုလ်,; formerly Rangoon College, Rangoon University and Rangoon Arts and Sciences University), located in Kamayut, Yangon, is the oldest university in Myanmar's modern education system and the best known university in Myanmar.

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Upper Myanmar

Upper Burma (အထက်မြန်မာပြည်, also called Real Myanmar) refers to a geographic region of Burma (Myanmar), traditionally encompassing Mandalay and its periphery (modern Mandalay, Sagaing, Magway Regions), or more broadly speaking, Kachin and Shan States.

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Urban planning

Urban planning is a technical and political process concerned with the development and design of land use in an urban environment, including air, water, and the infrastructure passing into and out of urban areas, such as transportation, communications, and distribution networks.

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World Meteorological Organization

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is an intergovernmental organization with a membership of 191 Member States and Territories.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Yangon Bus Service

Yangon Bus Service (YBS) is a bus transport network system which started operations on 16 January 2017, serving Myanmar's former capital city of Yangon.

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Yangon Central railway station

Yangon Central railway station (ရန်ကုန် ဘူတာကြီး), located in downtown Yangon, is the largest railway station in Myanmar.

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Yangon Circular Railway

Yangon Circular Railway (ရန်ကုန် မြို့ပတ် ရထား) is the local commuter rail network that serves the Yangon metropolitan area.

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Yangon City Development Committee

Yangon City Development Committee (ရန်ကုန်မြို့တော် စည်ပင်သာယာရေး ကော်မတီ, abbreviated YCDC) is the administrative body of Yangon, the largest city and former capital of Myanmar (Burma).

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Yangon City FM

Yangon City FM is a radio station that serves the Yangon metropolitan area, broadcasting at on the FM band at a frequency of 89.0 MHz and on the Internet.

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Yangon City Heritage List

The Yangon City Heritage List is a list of man-made landmarks in Yangon, Myanmar, so designated by the city government, Yangon City Development Committee.

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Yangon Drugs Elimination Museum

The Drug Elimination Museum (မူးယစ်ဆေးဝါးပပျောက်ရေး အထိမ်းအမှတ်ပြတိုက်) was opened with ceremony on June 26, 2001.

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Yangon General Hospital

The Yangon General Hospital (YGH) (ရန်ကုန် ပြည်သူ့ ဆေးရုံကြီး) is a major public hospital in Yangon, Myanmar.

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Yangon Heritage Trust

The Yangon Heritage Trust (ရန်ကုန်အမွေအနှစ် ထိန်းသိမ်းစောင့်ရှောက်ရေးအဖွဲ့; abbreviated YHT) is a non-governmental organisation founded by Thant Myint-U to conserve historic buildings in Yangon (formerly Rangoon), the former capital of Burma.

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Yangon International Airport

() is the primary and busiest international airport of Myanmar.

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Yangon Planetarium

Yangon Planetarium is a planetarium located in Myanmar's capital city, Yangon.

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Yangon Region

Yangon Region (formerly Rangoon Division and Yangon Division) is an administrative region of Myanmar.

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Yangon River

The Yangon River (also known as the Rangoon River or Hlaing River) is formed by the confluence of the Pegu and Myitmaka rivers in Myanmar.

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Yangon Technological University

Yangon Technological University (YTU) (ရန်ကုန်နည်းပညာတက္ကသိုလ်), located in BPI, Yangon, is the premier engineering university of Myanmar.

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Yangon United F.C.

Yangon United Football Club (ရန်ကုန် ယူနိုက်တက် ဘောလုံးအသင်း) is a Burmese football club, based at Yangon United Sports Complex, in Yangon, Myanmar.

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Yangon Zoological Gardens

The Yangon Zoological Gardens (Yangon Zoo) (ရန်ကုန် တိရိစ္ဆာန် ဥယျာဉ်) is the oldest and the second largest zoo in Myanmar.

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Yangzhou

Yangzhou, formerly romanized as Yangchow, is a prefecture-level city in central Jiangsu Province, China.

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Yankin Township

Yankin Township (ရန်ကင်း မြို့နယ်) is located in the north-central part of Yangon.

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Ye Le Pagoda

Kyauktan Ye Le Pagoda (ကျောက်တန်းရေလယ်ဘုရား, formally Kyaikhmawwun Yele Pagoda is a Buddhist pagoda located in Kyauktan Township, Yangon Region, on a small island in Hmaw Wun Creek, a tributary of Yangon River. The pagoda was built with many Buddha's relics inside. Two things are noticed, the water level never rises to cover the pagoda, and there will always be enough room for everyone who come to visit the pagoda (meaning, even the pagoda has small room for visitors somehow it is always balanced out between those who is coming & leaving). It is approximately south of Yangon. This unusual temple was built under King Bawgasena in the third century BCE. The temple hosts an impressive collection of paintings, sculptures and other fine demonstrations of Burmese Buddhist artwork and craftsmanship.

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Youth of Yangon

Youth of Yangon is a documentary short about the growing community of skateboarders living in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma) and their lack of and need for a skatepark in their city.

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2014 Myanmar Census

Myanmar Census 2014 (၂ဝ၁၄ခုနှစ် လူဦးရေနှင့် အိမ်အကြောင်းအရာ သန်းခေါင်စာရင်း) was a nationwide census that took place between 30 March and 10 April 2014 in Myanmar (Burma).

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yangon

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