Mayangon Township


Mayangon Township
Mayangon Township
မရမ်းကုန်း မြို့နယ်
—  Township of Yangon  —
Mayangon Township
Mayangon Township is located in Burma
Mayangon Township
Coordinates: 16°49′0″N 96°6′0″E / 16.816667°N 96.1°E / 16.816667; 96.1Coordinates: 16°49′0″N 96°6′0″E / 16.816667°N 96.1°E / 16.816667; 96.1
Country Myanmar
Division Yangon
City Yangon
Township Mayangon
Area
 - Total 25.3 km2 (9.782 sq mi)
Population (2000)
 - Total 137,000
Time zone MST (UTC6:30)
Postal codes 11061, 11062, 11063
Area code(s) 1 (mobile: 80, 99)
YCDC[1]

Mayangon Township (Burmese: မရမ်းကုန်း မြို့နယ်, pronounced [məjáɴɡóuɴ mjo̰nɛ̀]; also Mayangone Township) is located in the northern part of Yangon. The township comprises ten wards, and shares borders with Insein township and Mingaladon township in the north, North Okkalapa township and Yankin township in the east, the Hlaing river and Hlaingthaya township in the west, and Kamayut township and Hlaing township in the south. The township has 30 primary schools, seven middle schools and five high schools.[1]

Landmarks

The following is a list of landmarks protected by the city in Mayangon township.[2]

Structure Type Address Notes
Aung Shwebontha Dhamma Beikman Monastery Monastery 9 Mile Junction, Pyay Road
Kaba Aye Pagoda Pagoda Kaba Aye Pagoda Road
Kyaik Kale Pagoda Pagoda Yangon-Pyay Road
Kyaik Kalo Pagoda Pagoda Yangon-Pyay Road
Kyaik Waing Pagoda Pagoda Kyaik Waing Pagoda Road
St. Edward's Roman Catholic Church Church Yangon-Pyay Road
St. George's Anglican Church Church Yangon-Pyay Road
Tatmadaw Orthopedic Hospital Hospital Yangon-Pyay Road Former military officers training school

References


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