|• Ethnicities||Burman, Karen|
|• Religions||Buddhism, Christianity, Catholic|
|Time zone||MST (UTC+6:30)|
Myaungmya is where U Nu, the first premier of independent Burma, and Daw Khin Kyi, the wife of national leader General Aung San were born. It was also one of the towns where anti-colonial nationalistic education was implemented, with U Nu serving as district education officer.
George Orwell served as assistant superintendent of police in Myaungmya in 1924.