Phyu
Phyuu
Town
Phyu, Myanmar (Burma) - panoramio.jpg
Phyu is located in Myanmar
Phyu
Phyu
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 18°28′55″N 96°26′13″E / 18.48194°N 96.43694°E / 18.48194; 96.43694Coordinates: 18°28′55″N 96°26′13″E / 18.48194°N 96.43694°E / 18.48194; 96.43694
Country Myanmar
Region Bago Region
DistrictTaungoo
TownshipPhyu
Population
 (2010)[1]
44,642
Time zoneUTC+6.30 (MST)
Area code(s)54
[2]

Pyu, also spelled Phyu or Phyuu,[3] is a town in Taungoo District, Bago Region in Myanmar. It is the administrative seat of Phyu Township.The old Yangon-Mandalay highway passes through Phyu Township. In addition, the Phyu-Oakpyat-Mong-(Kyauk Gyi)-Htantabin-Taungoo road was built and Phyu became more prosperous. The new Yangon-Mandalay Expressway (AH-1) is also about 3 miles west of Phyu. The Yangon-Mandalay railway also runs through Phyu Township. Phyu is surrounded by the Sittaung River to the east and Bago Yoma to the west. Phyu Stream passes through the center of the city, and Kwin Stream is the southern boundary of Kyauktadakha Township. Phyu is located 156 feet above sea level.

References

  1. ^ "Myanmar: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population:calculation 2010". Archived from the original on 2012-09-19. World Gazetteer
  2. ^ "National Telephone Area Codes". Myanmar's Net.
  3. ^ "Phyu". GEOnet Names Server. United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.