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Nyaung-U

ညောင်ဦးမြို့
Town
Nyaung-U is located in Myanmar
Nyaung-U
Nyaung-U
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 21°12′N 94°55′E / 21.200°N 94.917°E / 21.200; 94.917Coordinates: 21°12′N 94°55′E / 21.200°N 94.917°E / 21.200; 94.917
Country  Myanmar
Division  Mandalay
District Nyaung-U District
Township Nyaung-U Township
Population
(2005)
 • Religions
Buddhism
Time zone UTC+6.30 (MST)

Nyaung-U (Burmese: ညောင်ဦးမြို့) is the administrative town of Nyaung-U Township of Nyaung-U District in the Mandalay Region of central Myanmar. It lies on the eastern bank of Ayeyarwaddy River. It is just 4 kilometers away from old Bagan, a popular tourist attraction.[1] The Shwezigon Pagoda is located there. The other popular places in and around Nyaung-U were [2]

  • Htilominlo Pagoda
  • Gubyaukgyi Pagoda
  • Ahlodawpyae Pagoda and
  • Hgnet Pyit Taung Hill

It is the home of Nyaung U Airport. It can be reached by air, by railway, by bus[3] and by boat.[4]

The 8.10 inches (203 mm) rainfall of 19 Oct 2011 was the record breaking one for past 47 years. The previous record was 5.67 inches (144 mm) of 9 Oct 1989.[5]

Climate

Climate data for Nyaung-U (1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29.5
(85.1)
32.7
(90.9)
36.7
(98.1)
39.3
(102.7)
37.6
(99.7)
34.9
(94.8)
34.9
(94.8)
34.1
(93.4)
33.3
(91.9)
32.7
(90.9)
31.0
(87.8)
29.1
(84.4)
33.8
(92.8)
Average low °C (°F) 13.5
(56.3)
15.5
(59.9)
20.1
(68.2)
24.7
(76.5)
26.4
(79.5)
26.3
(79.3)
26.4
(79.5)
26.0
(78.8)
25.3
(77.5)
24.0
(75.2)
20.0
(68.0)
15.3
(59.5)
22.0
(71.6)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 1.1
(0.04)
2.2
(0.09)
5.1
(0.20)
22.7
(0.89)
94.7
(3.73)
83.8
(3.30)
34.7
(1.37)
85.9
(3.38)
134.0
(5.28)
114.5
(4.51)
36.5
(1.44)
3.7
(0.15)
618.9
(24.37)
Source: Norwegian Meteorological Institute[6]

References

  1. ^ http://www.globaltravelmate.com/asia/myanmar/bagan/bagan-areas/1898-bagan-nyaung-u.html
  2. ^ http://www.myanmars.net/myanmar-travel/myanmar-bagan/bagan-places.htm
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-10-28. Retrieved 2011-10-21.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ http://www.adamcohn.com/china-myanmar-india-bangladesh/journal/11.html
  5. ^ http://www.mrtv3.net.mm/newpaper/2110newsm.pdf[permanent dead link] Page 19 Col 2
  6. ^ "Myanmar Climate Report" (PDF). Norwegian Meteorological Institute. pp. 23–36. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 October 2018. Retrieved 1 December 2018.

External links

  • Satellite map at Maplandia.com
  • http://m.naim.my/the-market-at-nyaung-u/
  • http://www.exoticmyanmartravel.com/nyaung_u.htm[permanent dead link]


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