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  1. Sagaing is the capital of Sagaing Region in Myanmar. Located on the Ayeyarwady River, 20 km to the southwest of Mandalay on the opposite bank of the river, Sagaing with numerous Buddhist monasteries is an important religious and monastic center. The pagodas and monasteries crowd the numerous hills along the ridge running parallel to the river. The central pagoda, Soon U Ponya Shin Pagoda, is connected by a set of covered staircases that run up the 240 m hill.
  2. Sagaing a.k.a. Sagaing Region is an administrative region of Burma, located in the north-western part of the country between latitude 21° 30' north and longitude 94° 97' east. It is bordered by India’s Nagaland and Manipur States to the north, Kachin State, Shan State, and Mandalay Region to the east, Mandalay Region and Magway Region to the south, with the Ayeyarwady River forming a greater part of its eastern and also southern boundary, and Chin State and India to the west. The region has an area of 93,527 km². In 1996, it had a population of over 5,300,000 while its population in 2012 was 6,600,000. The urban population in 2012 was 1,230,000 and the rural population was 5,360,000. The capital is Sagaing.

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Google previewThe Baptist Missionary Magazine (1889)

Sagaing is a first-class station, having a commissioner, deputy commissioner, several courts, fort, jail, with large military and police establishments. The deep garden jungle is having light and air let into it by roads, clearings for. 396 [ October, A ...

Google previewAnnual Report of the American Baptist Missionary Union (1906)

by American Baptist Missionary Union

Sutherland: Sagaing is a hotbed of not worshiping Burmans. A large number of Unprom- the people also love the pware, which is one of the vilest forms of amuse- gjjjf ment known. There is in addition a large official class : petty ...

Google previewAnnual Report ... (1905)

by American Baptist Foreign Mission Society

Sutherland: Sagaing is a hotbed of nat worshiping Burmans. A large number of Unprom- the people also love the pware, which is one of the vilest forms of amuse- gjjjj* ment known. There is in addition a large official class : petty ...

Google previewGazetteer of Upper Burma and the Shan States (1901)

by Sir James George Scott, John Percy Hardiman

The Irrawaddy from Singaung to Sagaing is a wide river full of islands. Rivers. At Sagaing itself it contracts to twelve hundred yards Irrawaddy. in width and then abruptly turns west, receiving the Myit-ngfe at the elbow of the turn. It circles round ...

Google previewLet's Go Southeast Asia 9th Edition (2004)

by Let's Go Inc.

Across the Ayeyarwady River from Ava, Sagaing is the religious center of the Mandalay District, teeming with stupos and monasteries, mostly scattered near Saga- ing Hill. Sagaing is a good place to view sunset panoramas , but ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Stateless Nations: Ethnic and National Groups around the World, 2nd Edition (2016)

Ethnic and National Groups around the World by James B. Minahan

2–2 million Homeland Kachinland occupies the foothills of the Himalayas around the upper Irrawaddy River, forming Kachin State, the northern districts of Sagaing Division, and the Namtu area of Shan State in Myanmar. Flag The Kachin ...

Google previewThe Harvard Encyclopedia (1890)

A Dictionary of Language Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

the honor having been transferred again and again between it and Monchobo, Sagaing, Amarapura, and Mandalay, the present cap. It is in lat. 21° 51' n., long.

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The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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