Bassein

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Bassein
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Presidency: Bengal
Coordinates: 16.766667°N 94.716667°E
Altitude: 6 m (20 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Pathein
State/Province: Irrawaddy Division
Country: Burma
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Bassein was the headquarters of Bassein District in the Irrawaddy Division of Lower Burma during the British period.

Spelling Variants

Modern name: Pathein
Variants: Bassein/Vasai

Military history

Battle of Bassein 1852

External links

Bassein Town Imperial Gazetteer