Pyay


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Pyay

(pyā), formerly

Prome

(prōm), city (1983 pop. 83,332), Bago region, S central Myanmar, on the Ayeyarwady River. It is a commercial town and port, with railroad connections to Yangon. One of the oldest cities in Myanmar, Pyay was founded in the 8th cent. by the Indianized Pyus, who were conquered and absorbed by the Mon kingdom of Bago, probably in the 9th cent. It was incorporated into British Burma in 1852. The ruins of the old city are near its modern namesake.
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Here the Pyu mastered three more difficult slope factors than at Beikthano: a very steep slope from the ranges descending from an average of c.l40m to 63 m amsl over the short distance of only c.2.5 km from the west and southwest of the site; a much more gradual slope from the northeast where the Nawin River flowed westwards to join the Ayeyarwadi at Pyay (Prome); and a gentle slope towards the southeast outside the eastern side of the ancient city.
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