Hsipaw


Hsipaw

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other_name = Thibaw
native_name = _my. သီပေါ
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Hsipaw ( _my. သီပေါ; also known as Thibaw), is a town in Shan State, Myanmar. It is 200 km (124 mi) northeast of Mandalay.

In the 1890s Christian missionaries laboured in Thibaw. One missionary martyr of Thibaw is commemorated in the books The missionary martyr of Thibaw: A brief record of the life and consecrated missionary labours of Charles William Lambert in upper Burmah. His death is commemorated by a headstone in Charlton Cemetery, London SE4.


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