Pyin Oo Lwin

Pyin Oo Lwin or Pyin U Lwin (Burmese: ျပင္ဦးလြင္, pronounced: pjʔú lwɪ̀.)


formerly and colloquially referred to as Maymyo (ေမျမိဳ႕), 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(ျပင္ဦးလြင္) May myo (ေမျမိဳ႕) Taung Lay Khar (ေတာင္ေလွခါး - Hillside Stairs) Taung Sa Kan(ေတာင္စခန္း - Hill Station) and the most well-known name, ပန္းၿမိဳ႕ေတာ္ - Pan Myo Taw (City of flowers)