States & Regions of Myanmar


Ayeyarwaddy Region

The region lies between north latitude 15° 40' and 18° 30' approximately and between cast longitude 94° 15' and 96° 15'. It has an area of 35,140 square kilometres (13,566 sq mi). The population is over 6.5 million, making it the most populous of Bur...

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Bago Region

Bago, formerly known as Hanthawaddy, is a city and the capital of the Bago Region in Burma. It is located 50 miles north-east of Yangon.The Gulf of Martaban was colonized by Mon people from the Thaton Kingdom, who established Bago. In 825, the twin b...

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Kayin State

All the towns have a Municipal markets including stores and sundry shops. Reasonable and affordable prices for fresh vegetables, meat and fish can be readily purchased. Traditional and herbal medicine can be found. Due to the connection and close pro...

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Mon State

Mawlamyine is the capital city. Dawn Min Yet is a place full of vibrancy and activities. All types of consumables are readily available in Mawlamyine. The labour force is active in the ports, airports and highway bus terminals. So finding employment...

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Nay Pyi Taw

Naypyitaw, the Administrative Capital city of Myanmar, where all the Government offices are located. There are sites for relaxation and recreation such as the Safari Park and the Water Fountain park. The city is modernised with many international sta...

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Rakhine State

Rakhine State formerly Arakan, 14,200 Square Miles (36.762 Sq km), west myanmar extending along the Bay of Bengal. It lies at the foot of the Arakan mountain range, which rises to 10,016 ft (3, 053m) at Mount Victoria. The capital is sittwe. The Arak...

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Tanintharyi Region

Tanintharyi Division, is an administrative region of Myanmar, covering the long narrow southern part of the country on the Kra Isthmus. It borders the Andaman Sea to the west and the Tenasserim Hills, beyond which lies Thailand, to the east. To the n...

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Yangon Region

Yangon, the former capital City, is the main gateway to Myanmar. Evergreen and cool with lush tropical trees, shady parks and beautiful lakes, Yangon has earned the name of "the Garden City of the East". Relatively simple city without skyscrapers, ne...

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Chin State

Mountainous with deep valleys. One can witness the formation of ice flowing from the hills right to the base. The climate is extremely cold. Famous for many rare species of birds and very rare species of orchids. Hakha is the capital and where the ma...

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Kachin State

Situated at the confluence of two rivers – May Kah and Ma Li Kha. Throughout the year one experiences heavy fog. It boasts the highest Mount Hkakaborazi. There are also other mountains such as Hpone Kan Razi for trekking tours. Also famous for jade a...

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Kayah State

The land is situated amongst layers of rugged mountainous terrain. The Belu stream flows down the mountain to the area where the Lawpita hydroelectric power plant is located, the main electricity supplier to the national grid. One can also appreciate...

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Magway Region

The major oil producing region. The printing of bank notes is carried out at Wazi. The essence of Myanmar culture is rooted here within Beik Tha Noe town. Mann Shwe Set Taw pagoda is situated here including Pa Khnag Nge school and most notably and si...

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Mandalay Region

Mandalay is known for the famous Mandalay Palace of the last surviving Royal Dynasty. The division boasts many places of historical significance, being, Phya Taung, Bagan (land of ancient pagodas), Mogok, famous for its gems and precious stones, the...

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Sagaing Region

The division is one of spiritual significance. Many famous pagodas were built in the region, namely the Pu Hto, Swan Oo Pon Nya Shin, including Kaung Hmu Phya, Shwe Kyae Yet, Mingun Pu Hto Taw Gyi and many more. So, once can appreciate that the regio...

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Shan State

The largest division in the country. The famous Inle Lake is situated in the region inhabited by the indigenous race, the Inthars who are famed for their leg rowing prowess. Shan States is full of tradition and diversified cultures and hosts many aus...

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