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Shwe Bo is a city in Sagaing Region, Burma, 110 km north-west of Mandalay between the Irrawaddy and the Mu rivers. The city was the origin of the Konbaung Dynasty, established by King Alaungpaya in 1752, that was the dominant political force in Burma after the mid-18th century. It served as Alaungpaya’s capital from 1752 to 1760. Up to 1752, Shwebo was a village, called Moksobo of about 300 houses.It lies near the site of the ancient Pyu city-state of Hanlin.

Pyin Oo Lwin or Pyin U Lwin , formerly and colloquially referred to as Maymyo , is a scenic hill town in Mandalay Division, Myanmar, located in the Shan Highland, some 67 kilometers (42 mi) east of Mandalay, and at an altitude of 1,070 meters (3510 ft). The town was estimated to have a population of around 255,000 in 2014. The town began as a military outpost established near a small Shan village with two dozen households  situated on the Lashio-Mandalay trail between Nawnghkio and Mandalay. In 1897, a permanent military post was established in the town and later, because of its climate, it became a hill station and the summer capital of British Burma.

Monywa is a City in Sagaing Region , Myanmar, located 136 km north-west of Mandalay on the eastern bank of the River Chindwin. It is also known as Neem city because most of the streets of the city are covered by very old Neem trees. It is one of the Unique Cities of the World. Monywa and neighbouring parts of the ‘Dry Valley’ are the only places in South East Asia where you find the Hot Semi-arid/steppe climate(BSh).The city barely misses the Tropical savanna/Wet and dry climate(Aw) classification due to the very high temperatures(high evaporation levels) and a long dry season.

Magok is a city in the Pyin Oo Lwin District of the Mandalay Region of Myanmar, located 200 km north of Mandalay and 148 km north-east of Shwebo. Mogok was in Shan State and after British, the town was put in Mandalay Region along with Pyin Oo Lwin.