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A city, in Sagaing Division, located 136 km north-west of Mandalay on the eastern bank of the River Chindwin.

Bodhi Tataung Laykyun Setkyar Standing Buddha statue, the second-tallest statue in the world, at a total of 129 metres (including pedestal). This is the focal point of a sprawling site filled with Buddha state, bodhi trees, and pagodas, established by the Bodhi Tataung Sayadaw in the 1960s. It includes also a 95-metre long reclining Buddha statue.