Taungoo, Burmese: taung ngu mrui is a city in the Bagon Region of Myanmar. It?s 220 km from Yangon.
Taungoo is located towards the northeastern end of the division, with mountain ranges to both east and west. The main industry is in forestry products, with teak and other hardwoods extracted from the mountains. The city is also known for its areca palms, to the extent that a Burmese proverb for unexpected good fortune is equated to betel lover winning a trip to Taungoo.