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Mayangone Township (Burmese: မရမ်းကုန်း မြို့နယ် [məjáɴɡóʊɴ mjo̰nɛ̀]; 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.

Mayangone Township

မရမ်းကုန်း မြို့နယ်
Township of Yangon
Mayangone Township
Skyline of Mayangone Township
Mayangone Township is located in Myanmar
Mayangone Township
Mayangone Township
Coordinates: 16°49′0″N 96°6′0″E / 16.81667°N 96.10000°E / 16.81667; 96.10000Coordinates: 16°49′0″N 96°6′0″E / 16.81667°N 96.10000°E / 16.81667; 96.10000
CountryMyanmar
DivisionYangon
CityYangon
TownshipMayangon
Area
 • Total25.34 km2 (9.782 sq mi)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total137,000
 • Density5,400/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC6:30 (MST)
Postal codes
11061, 11062, 11063
Area code(s)1 (mobile: 80, 99)
YCDC[1]

One of the upscale neighbourhoods such as Parami is included in Mayangon Township.[1]

LandmarksEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

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