in Taungoo District of Bago Region, Myanmar

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
18.943 and 96.434 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 18° 56' 34" and E 96° 26' 2"
Currency and Currency Code:
Kyat - MMK
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 05:48 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Asia/Yangon
UTC/GMT offset: 6.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:01 am and 5:34 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-14.320 and -76.160 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Santa Rosa
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Current travel safety evaluation for Myanmar in South-Eastern Asia

Safety Score: 3,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Myanmar.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Myanmar. Last Update: 2020-10-25 08:28:42

Delve into Taungoo

Taungoo in Taungoo District (Bago Region) with it's 106,945 habitants is located in Myanmar about 59 mi (or 95 km) south of Nay Pyi Taw, the country's capital town.

Current time in Taungoo is now 05:48 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Yangon with an UTC offset of 6.5 hours. We know of 10 airports close to Taungoo, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Myanmar is Naypyidaw Airport in a distance of 49 mi (or 80 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Nay Pyi Taw, Loikaw, Khun Yuam, Mae Hong Son and Bago. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F

Morning Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 85 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 78%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 63% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 26th of October 2020

28°C (82 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Light rain, calm, broken clouds.

Tuesday, 27th of October 2020

28°C (83 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, setting, broken clouds.

Wednesday, 28th of October 2020

28°C (82 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Dr. Ashin Ariyadhamma's Mahasaddhammajotikadhaja Puja Ceremony

Published: April 21, 2014
Length: 48:38 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Sitagu International

Dr. Ashin Ariyadhamma's Mahasaddhammajotikadhaja Puja Ceremony at Thaung Gone Sasana Yeiktha, Toungoo, Myanmar on March 23, 2014.

FIRE WALKING FESTIVAL-2012 March(In Htee Ni Gone-Toungoo)

Published: December 24, 2012
Length: 45:03 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Thar Gyi

FIRE WALKING FESTIVAL-2012 March(In Htee Ni Gone-Toungoo)

Ethnies birmanes

Published: July 21, 2009
Length: 08:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jean-Claude Beghein

Diaporama de notre voyage en Birmanie en février - mars 2009. Participez à notre action humanitaire: www.mingalaba.org.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Taungoo is a city in the Bago Region of Myanmar, located 220 km from Yangon, towards the northeastern end of the division, with mountain ranges to both east and west. The main industry is in forestry products, with teak and other hardwoods extracted from the mountains. The city is also known for its areca palms, to the extent that a Burmese proverb for unexpected good fortune is equated to a "betel lover winning a trip to Taungoo".

Located at 18.9333, 96.4333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Bago Region, Populated places established in 1510, Township capitals of Burma

Battle of Tachiao

Battle of Tachiao (March 18–19, 1942), was the first clash in the Battle of Yunnan-Burma Road in the Burma Campaign of World War II and Second Sino-Japanese War. Advanced elements of the 200th Division arrived at Toungoo on March 8, 1942 and took over defensive positions from the British forces. The city of Toungoo itself would be the main defensive position of the Chinese forces, with an outpost a few kilometers to the south at Oktwin.

Located at 18.9395, 96.4331 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Military history of Burma during World War II, World War II operations and battles of the Southeast Asia Theatre, Battles of the Second Sino-Japanese War, 1942 in Japan, 1942 in Burma, Conflicts in 1942

National Highway 5 (Burma)

National Highway 5 (NR5) is a highway of southern-central Burma. It connects Taungoo to Hopong, east of Taunggyi. The highway is fed by the National Highway 1 at Taungoo at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:18|56|31|N|96|26|36|E| | |name= }}. It initially goes in the northeast-east direction and then southeast until just south of the town of Hpasawng when the highway forks to the north at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:18|49|37|N|97|18|53|E| | |name= }}.

Located at 18.9419, 96.4433 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Roads in Burma

No.5 State High School, Taungoo

No.5 State High School, Taungoo is a school located in Taungoo, Bago Division, Myanmar. It is formerly known Paku Karen High School runs by Paku Karen Baptist Association. In 1965, the school was nationalized and become No.5 State High School, Taungoo. The school is situated on Myogyi Road. The school has 80 full-time teachers and 1,000 students. The school offers a variety of sports for both girls and boys to compete in varsity and junior varsity levels.

Located at 18.9328, 96.4558 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bago Region, Educational institutions with year of establishment missing, High schools in Burma

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Toungoo, Taung-ngu, Taungoo, Taungû, 타웅우, တောင်ငူမြို့, Taungngu, Таунгу, ตองอู, Taungu