Lanmadaw Township

Lanmadaw Township (Burmese: လမ်းမတော် မြို့နယ်; MLCTS=lam: ma. taw mrui. nai; pronounced [láɰ̃mədɔ̀ mjo̰nɛ̀]) is located in the western part of downtown Yangon, and shares borders with Ahlon Township in the west, Latha Township in the east, Seikkan Township and Yangon River in the south, and Dagon Township in the north. It consists of twelve wards and is home to five primary schools, two middle schools and two high schools.[1] Lanmadaw and Latha townships make up the Yangon Chinatown.

Lanmadaw Township

လမ်းမတော် မြို့နယ်
Township of Yangon
Lanmadaw Township
Lanmadaw Township is located in Myanmar
Lanmadaw Township
Lanmadaw Township
Coordinates: 16°46′51″N 96°8′59″E / 16.78083°N 96.14972°E / 16.78083; 96.14972Coordinates: 16°46′51″N 96°8′59″E / 16.78083°N 96.14972°E / 16.78083; 96.14972
CountryMyanmar
DivisionYangon
CityYangon
TownshipLanmadaw
Area
 • Total1.4 km2 (0.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total47,160
 • Density34,000/km2 (87,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC6:30 (MST)
Postal codes
11131
Area code(s)1 (mobile: 80, 99)
YCDC[1]

Lanmadaw Township is home to Yangon Institute of Nursing, University of Medicine 1, Yangon, and Thayettaw, a monastic complex that houses over 60 urban Buddhist monasteries (kyaung).

LandmarksEdit

The following landmark buildings and structures are protected by the city.[2]

Structure Type Address Notes
BEHS 1 Lanmadaw School 120-140 Min Ye Kyawzwa Street Former St. John's English High School
BEHS 2 Lanmadaw School Annawyahtar Street
BEPS 6 Lanmadaw School 183-185 Lanmadaw Road
Hashin Casin Patil Trust Mosque Mosque 61-63 Wardan Street
Lanmadaw Township Office of Electrical Engineers Office 568 Strand Road
Myanmar Baptist Church Union Church 143 Min Ye Kyawzwa Street
University of Medicine 1, Yangon Lanmadaw Campus University 245 Lanmadaw Road
Yangon Central Women’s Hospital Hospital Min Ye Kyawzwa Street

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Lanmadaw Township". Yangon City Development Committee. Archived from the original on 2 October 2011. Retrieved 2009-03-10.
  2. ^ "Special Reports: Heritage List". The Myanmar Times. 2001-10-29. Archived from the original on 15 June 2009.