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Country Myanmar (Burma)
Division Mandalay Region
 (2006 est.)
 • Total 100,000
 • Ethnicities
Bamar, Burmese Indians, Kayin

Pyinmana (Burmese: ပျဉ်းမနားမြို့; MLCTS: pyanymana: mrui., IPA: [pjɪ̀ɴməná mjo̰]; population: 100,000 (2006 estimate)) is a small town in Mandalay Division of Myanmar. The government in 2005 decided to move the capital city from Yangon to an area two miles (3.2 km) away west of Pyinmana on November 6, 2005, near the town, named Naypyidaw, which means Royal City. Pyinmana is approximately 200 miles (320 km) north of Yangon.