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Pegu:

see BagoBago
, formerly Pegu
, city (1983 pop. 150,447), capital of Bago region, S Myanmar, on the Bago River. It is a port and railway junction. Founded c.825 by the Mons, it became their capital when King Binnya U established his palace there.
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Pegu

 

the Mon State in southern Burma from the 13th to the mid-18th-century. It arose after the Pagan state collapsed. During the period of feudal fragmentation, Pegu was a major rival of the Burmese in the struggle for hegemony in Burma. In the 15th century it flourished economically and culturally. From the 1530’s to the 1590’s and from the first quarter of the 17th century to 1740, it was part of the Burmese state of the Toungoo dynasty. In 1752, Pegu captured Ava, and the Toungoo dynasty was overthrown. In 1757 a Burmese uprising led by Alaungpaya overthrew the Mon state, and Pegu was included in the Burmese state of the Konbaung dynasty.


Pegu

 

a city in Burma, on the Pegu River, north-northeast of Rangoon, in Pegu District. Population, 47,400 (1953). A railroad junction and a center of the agricultural region of Lower Burma, Pegu has rice-polishing and wood-products industries. Bronze and clay statuettes are manufactured locally. Pegu is a site of religious pilgrimages.


Pegu

 

(Pegu Yoma), mountains in Burma that form the divide between the basins of the Irrawaddy and Sittang rivers. The chain extends approximately 470 km, with the highest point, Mount Popa, rising to 1,518 m. Composed of argillaceous schists, clays, and sandstones, the mountains are deeply dissected by river valleys. There are extinct volcanoes, and the mountains are noted for their high seismicity of eight to nine points (on a scale roughly corresponding to the Mercalli scale). The mountains are covered with monsoon forests, and teak, ironwood, and other woods are processed in the region.

Pegu

a city in S Myanmar: capital of a united Burma (16th century). Pop.: 307 000 (2005 est.)
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Moniuszko M, Liyanage NP, Doster MN, Parks RW, Grubczak K, Lipinska D, McKinnon K, Brown C, Hirsch V, Vaccari M, Gordon S, Pegu P, Fenizia C, Flisiak R, Grzeszczuk A, Dabrowska M, Robert-Guroff M, Silvestri G, Stevenson M, McCune J, Franchini G.
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