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Pyin Oo Lwin or Pyin U Lwin (Burmese: ပြင်ဦးလွင်‌, pronounced: [pjɪ̀ɴ ʔú lwɪ̀ɴ]; MLCTS=prang u: lwang mrui.), formerly and colloquially referred to as Maymyo (မေမြို့), is a scenic hill town in Mandalay Division, Myanmar, located in the Shan Highland, some 67 kilometers (42 mi) east of Mandalay, and at an altitude of 1,070 meters (3510 ft). The town was estimated to have a population of around 255,000 in 2014. Many of the bungalows and villas that the British built during their rule are now occupied by rich locals. Pyin Oo Lwin has 5 names and all names are well-known. Pyin Oo Lwin(ပြင်ဦးလွင်‌)May myo (မေမြို့)Taung Lay Khar(ေတာင္ေလွခါး) (Hillside Stairs)Taung Sa Kan(ေတာင္စခန္း) (Hill Station) and the most well-known name,Pan Myo Taw (City of flowers)


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Facts and Stats for Pyin Oo Lwin*

  • Pollution Statistics in Pyin Oo Lwin

    Know the pollution level of Pyin Oo Lwin before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Pyin Oo Lwin - Quality of Life

    • Pollution Index 89.66 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

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