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Kalaw is a hill town in the Shan State of Burma. It is located in Kalaw Township in Taunggyi District. The town was popular with the British during colonial rule.

External links

* [http://www.maplandia.com/burma/shan/kalaw/kalaw/ Satellite map at Maplandia.com]

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