Meiktila


Meiktila
   A city in Mandalay Division, with a population estimated at 127,837 in 1996. Known for its lake and a large air force (Tatmadaw lei) base, its location at the intersection of the east-west BaganTaunggyi road and the north-south Rangoon (Yangon)-Mandalay road makes it an important commercial center in Upper Burma. It was the site of a major battle between Allied and Japanese forces during World War II.

Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar). . 2014.

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