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Maungdaw (Burmese: ; MLCTS: maung:tau mrui.

, pronounced [md mjo ]) is a town in


Rakhine State, in the western part of Myanmar (Burma). It is the administrative seat of Maungdaw
Township and Maungdaw District. Maungdaw is the westernmost city of Myanmar and borders
Bangladesh. Maungdaw is 16 miles away from Buthidaung. The two towns are separated by the May Yu
Mountains and are connected by two tunnels built in 1918.