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Things to do: shopping, historic sites, religious sites
Tachileik, is a border town in the Shan State of eastern Myanmar. It is the administrative seat of Tachileik Township and Tachileik District and most populated city in eastern Shan State with 51,553 residents per 2014 census count, ahead of Kengtung, but only 4th statewide.HistoryTachileik was a border crossing used in the opium trade from the Golden Triangle, and was the home of the drug lord Khun Sa.On 24 March 2011 a magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck the region very close to Tachileik. It caused some damage as far away as Chiang Mai.On 24 March 2012, a bomb wounded 2 people at the Regina Hotel golf course in Tachileik, followed by a second bomb that exploded an hour later.TransportTachileik has an airport which links to three Burmese cities - Yangon, Mandalay, and Kengtung. By road Tachileik is connected to Kengtung, which lies 106 km (66 milesKengtung] to the north, by the Asian Highway route AH2, and via Kengtung west to Taunggyi, capital of Shan State, and east by route AH3 to Mongla and on to Yunnan Province, China.
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