Kyaukpyu

Kyaukpyu

      town, western Myanmar (Burma). It lies at the northern end of the offshore island of Ramree in Combermere Bay, an inlet of the Bay of Bengal, about 250 miles (400 km) northwest of Yangon (Rangoon). Kyaukpyu's excellent natural harbour is formed by deep, narrow saltwater inlets separating the smaller offshore islands, and it is a regular port of call for steamers in the rice trade between Yangon and Calcutta. The Kyaukpyu Intermediate College for Arakan was opened in 1954. A training institute for elementary teachers and a state museum are also located in the town. Pop. (1983) 19,456.

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