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Naypyidaw Union Territory (Burmese: နေပြည်တော် ပြည်တောင်စုနယ်မြေ; also spelled Nay Pyi Taw) is an administrative division in central Myanmar (Burma).[3] The Union Territory encompasses the administrative capital of Myanmar, Naypyidaw.

Naypyidaw Union Territory
နေပြည်တော် ပြည်တောင်စုနယ်မြေ
Union Territory
Naypyidaw Union Territory is located in Myanmar
Naypyidaw Union Territory
Naypyidaw Union Territory
Location in Myanmar (Burma)
Coordinates: 19°45′0″N 96°6′0″E / 19.75000°N 96.10000°E / 19.75000; 96.10000
Country  Myanmar
Capital Naypyidaw
Government
 • President of Myanmar Win Myint
 • Mayor and Chairperson of the Naypyidaw Council Myo Aung
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 1,160,242
 • Rank 13th
Time zone MMT (UTC+6:30)
Area code(s) 2 (mobile: 69, 90)[2]

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Administrative divisionsEdit

The Naypyidaw Union Territory consists of the following districts and townships:

AdministrationEdit

Naypyidaw Union Territory is under the direct administration of the President. Day-to-day functions are carried out on the President's behalf by the Naypyidaw Council led by a Chairperson. The Chairperson and members of the Naypyidaw Council are appointed by the President and include both civilians and Armed Forces representatives.[4]

On 30 March 2011, President Thein Sein appointed Thein Nyunt as chairman of the Naypyidaw Council, along with 9 chair members: Than Htay, Colonel Myint Aung Than, Kan Chun, Paing Soe, Saw Hla, Myint Swe, Myint Shwe and Myo Nyunt.[5]

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±%
2014 1,160,242—    
Source: 2014 Myanmar Census[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Census Report. The 2014 Myanmar Population and Housing Census. 2. Naypyitaw: Ministry of Immigration and Population. May 2015. p. 17. 
  2. ^ "Myanmar Area Codes". En.18dao.net. Retrieved 13 October 2014. 
  3. ^ [1] Archived November 16, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "Constitution of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar" (PDF). Upload.wikimedia.org. Retrieved 13 October 2014. 
  5. ^ Thein Sein (31 March 2011). "Notification No. 7/2011: Formation of Nay Pyi Taw Council" (PDF). New Light of Myanmar. p. 15. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 

Coordinates: 21°58′N 96°05′E / 21.967°N 96.083°E / 21.967; 96.083