The capital of Kachin State, with a population estimated at 73,554 in 1996. It is located in a valley along the upper reaches of the Irrawaddy (Ayeyarwady) River. It was the site of major battles between the Allies and Japanese during World War II, including operations carried out by Merrill's Marauders.

Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar). . 2014.

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