Kyungyi Island

Kyungyi Island (Burmese: ကျွန်းကြီး) is an island in the Andaman Sea, right off the coast of Mon State, in the southern area of Burma.

Kyungyi
ကျွန်းကြီး
Kyungyi is located in Myanmar
Kyungyi
Kyungyi
Coordinates: 15°4′30″N 97°44′15″E / 15.07500°N 97.73750°E / 15.07500; 97.73750
CountryMyanmar
StateMon
Area
 • Total3 km2 (1 sq mi)
Elevation
163 m (535 ft)
Time zoneUTC+6:30 (Myanmar Standard Time)

GeographyEdit

This 4.6 kilometres (2.9 mi) long island is located 4.3 kilometres (2.7 mi) from the shore. It has four conspicuous peaks covered with dense forest that rise to a maximum height of 163 metres (535 ft).

Kyungyi lies 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) south of Nat Kyun and is the southernmost of a chain of small coastal islands that lie off the mouth of the Ye River.[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Prostar Sailing Directions 2005 India & Bay of Bengal Enroute By National Geospatial-intelligence Agency