|Altitude:||37 m (120 ft)|
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places of interest during the British period
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Prome was the headquarters of Prome District in the Pegu Division of Lower Burma during the British period. The Irrawaddy Flotilla Company built up the town in the late 1800s to provide a shipping base on the river between Upper and Lower Burma.
Modern name: Pyay
Prome Town Imperial Gazetteer