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List of districts and neighborhoods of Yangon

Yangon City Hall

Yangon is administered by the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC). YCDC also coordinates urban planning. The city is divided into four districts. The districts combined have a total of 33 townships. The current mayor of Yangon is Maung Maung Soe,[1][2]an economist and a retired professor at the Yangon Institute of Economics. Each township is administered by a committee of township leaders, who make decisions regarding city beautification and infrastructure. Myo-thit (lit. "New Towns", or satellite towns) are not within such jurisdictions.

Yangon Administrative Districts
Western District (Downtown) Eastern District Southern District Northern District

Yangon is a member of Asian Network of Major Cities 21.


  1. ^ source: Edited by Yangon City Development Committee | Edited Date=2017-07-12
  2. ^ "Yangon mayor misleads on new city project". Myanmar Times. 2016-01-27.