1430 meters above sea level. Taunggyi mean ( The huge mountain ). Gem market, where jade, rubies and sapphires are sold.
4219ft (1286m) above sealevel,38 miles (61km) away from Taunggyi and 6 miles (10km) away from Kalaw. Aungban is an important town because it is a junction of Taunggyi, Pindaya , Kalaw.