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Tavoy

 

a port city in southern Burma, in Tenasserim (Taninthayi) District. Situated on the Tavoy River, 50 km from the Ahdaman Sea. Population, 40,000 (1953). Tavoy has a rice-cleaning and rice-hulling industry and a wood-products industry. Major exports are tungsten and tin ores, rice, timber, and rubber. Tavoy was formerly an important center for fishing and pearl gathering.

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