in Taunggyi District of Shan State, Myanmar

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
20.789 and 97.038 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 20° 47' 21" and E 97° 2' 15"
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: 05:30 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Asia/Yangon
UTC/GMT offset: 6.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:01 am and 5:30 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-14.713 and -75.850 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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

Explore Taunggyi

Taunggyi in Taunggyi District (Shan State) with it's 160,115 inhabitants is located in Myanmar about 93 mi (or 150 km) north-east of Nay Pyi Taw, the country's capital.

Local time in Taunggyi is now 05:30 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Yangon with an UTC offset of 6.5 hours. We know of 9 airports in the wider vicinity of Taunggyi, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Myanmar is Heho Airport in a distance of 16 mi (or 26 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Pyu Ancient Cities in a distance of 140 mi (or 225 km), North-West.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Loikaw, Nay Pyi Taw, Sagaing, Mandalay and Mae Hong Son. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 22°C / 72 °F

Morning Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 83%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 0 km/h (0 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 26th of October 2020

22°C (71 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, broken clouds.

Tuesday, 27th of October 2020

23°C (73 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, scattered clouds.

Wednesday, 28th of October 2020

21°C (70 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Taunggyi Timelapse 2014, Myanmar

Published: November 18, 2014
Length: 01:16 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Win Naing Lin

Beautiful Landscape of Taunggyi and surrounding in Shan State taken during short trip in November. **Watch in HD**

Taunggyi Fire Balloon Launch with Fireworks

Published: December 30, 2014
Length: 39:08 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Vinay Krishnan

This is a Taunggyi Fire Balloon Launch with Fireworks Gone Wrong. It has 3 parts. 1, the actual launch with rockets firing everywhere!, 2, People excitedly talking in the aftermath, and 3....

Taunggyi Balloon Festival 2013 - Myanmar [HD]

Published: July 09, 2014
Length: 01:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Dave Gowenlock

A crazy night at Taunggyi balloon festival in Myanmar. Filmed on the busy Saturday night, 2013.

Ferris wheels, Myanmar, Burma: Setting Heaven on Fire New Documentary

Published: September 02, 2013
Length: 11:26 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: muviag

VOD: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/burma more Trailer from this Documentary: http://youtu.be/fmdzwUHDKjQ There is nothing else in the world like the Myanmar Ferris wheels. http://DOKmuvi.ch.

Myanmar Railway (MR/Burma) , Railroad crossing in the vicinity of Shwenyaung station (13/01/2007)

Published: April 17, 2009
Length: 57:55 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: 札幌漫鉄オヤジ (satsumannoyaji)

ミャンマー国鉄、シャン州シュエニャウン駅 (インレー湖最寄駅) 近くの踏切です。たまたま貨物列車が通過しました。英訳は無料ソフト利用のた...

Fabrication des ombrelles au Myanmar

Published: December 22, 2012
Length: 51:25 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Samuel Huber

La fabrication d'ombrelles près de Heho au Myanmar.

กินก๋วยเตี๋ยวตองจี มันๆ แปลก ไม่ถูกปากเท่าไร

Published: March 14, 2015
Length: 44:25 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: charnchainet

เที่ยวทั่วไทย ไปทั่วโลก ก้อแค่อยากรู้ ดูมาดูดอทคอม เที่ยวก่อนแก่ตาย.


Published: November 23, 2012
Length: 49:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Cho Thet

22.11.2012 ေတာင္ႀကီး တန္ေဆာင္ဆိုင္မီးပံုးပ်ံ.

Inle Lake Jkirby's photos around Nyaungshwe, Myanmar (aquarius inn inle lake email address)

Published: December 08, 2010
Length: 35:45 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Jkirby's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/jkirby/world2007/1207477740/tpod.html This blog preview was made by TravelPod...

Ferris Wheel at Taunggyi Balloon Festival

Published: March 02, 2008
Length: 45:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jo R.

At the Taunggyi Balloon festival there is also a small amusemnt park. This ferris wheel is moved by about 10 young men who climb around in it. They are cheaper than a diesel engine.

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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.


Taunggyi, is the capital of Shan State, Myanmar. Taunggyi has an estimated population of 205,000 as of 2010, making it the fifth largest city in Myanmar, and is at an elevation of 4,712 feet above sea level. The name Taunggyi means "huge mountain" in the Burmese language, and is named after the ridge on the east of the city, part of the Shan Hills system, whose prominent high point is called Taung-chun or "The Spur. " Locally this spur is popularly known as Phaya Taung.

Located at 20.7836, 97.0354 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Township capitals of Burma, Populated places in Taunggyi District, Taunggyi Township

Taunggyi University

Taunggyi University, located in Taunggyi, is the main university in Shan State, Myanmar. The university offers bachelor's, master's and doctorate degree programs in liberal arts and sciences.

Located at 20.7553, 97.0508 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Universities and colleges in Shan State, Arts and Science universities in Burma, Universities and colleges in Burma, Buildings and structures in Shan State

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Taunggi Mong, Taunggyi, タウンジー, 타웅지, Taundžis, တောင်ကြီးမြို့, Таунджи, Таунџи, ตองยี, تاونگئی, 東枝