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Kalaw

Kalaw
ကလောမြု့
A high-ranking general's villa overlooking the golf course in Kalaw. Burma's economy is controlled greatly by high-ranking military officials.
A high-ranking general's villa overlooking the golf course in Kalaw. Burma's economy is controlled greatly by high-ranking military officials.
Kalaw is located in Myanmar
Kalaw
Kalaw
Location in Burma
Coordinates:
Country  Burma
Division Shan State
Districts Taunggyi District
Township Kalaw Township
Population (2005)
 • Religions Buddhism
Time zone MST (UTC+6.30)

Kalaw (Burmese: ကလောမြု့; Shan: ၵလေႃး ) is a hill town in the Shan State of Burma. It is located in Kalaw Township in Taunggyi District.

Overview

The town was popular with the British during colonial rule. Kalaw is the main setting of the novel "The Art of Hearing Heartbeats" by Jan-Philipp Sendker.

The hill station is located at an elevation of 1320 metres, 50 km from the Inle lake.

External links

  • Satellite map at Maplandia.com
  • Kalaw, Myanmar rice fields


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