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Pabedan Township (Burmese: ပန်းဘဲတန်း မြို့နယ်, pronounced [bəbɛ́dáɴ mjo̰nɛ̀]) is located in the center of downtown Yangon, Myanmar. The township is home to Bogyoke Aung San Market and Theingyi Market, two of the largest shopping centers in all of Yangon. The township consists of eleven wards, and shares borders with Kyauktada township in the east, Seikkan township and Yangon river in the south, Latha township in the west and Dagon township in the north.[1]

Pabedan Township

ပန်းဘဲတန်း မြို့နယ်
Township of Yangon
Pabedan Township
Looking East on Maha Bandula Road
Looking East on Maha Bandula Road
Pabedan Township is located in Myanmar
Pabedan Township
Pabedan Township
Coordinates: 16°46′49″N 96°9′20″E / 16.78028°N 96.15556°E / 16.78028; 96.15556Coordinates: 16°46′49″N 96°9′20″E / 16.78028°N 96.15556°E / 16.78028; 96.15556
CountryMyanmar
DivisionYangon
CityYangon
TownshipPabedan
Area
 • Total0.76 km2 (0.293 sq mi)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total40,000
 • Density53,000/km2 (140,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC6:30 (MST)
Postal codes
11141, 11142, 11143
Area code(s)1 (mobile: 80, 99)
YCDC[1]

The township has three primary schools, two middle schools and three high schools.And The Famous school is BEHS 2 Pabedan.

LandmarksEdit

As Pabedan township was part of the original city plan implemented by the British, it is dotted with many colonial era buildings, including landmark buildings and structures protected by the city.[2]

Structure Type Address Notes
BEHS 2 Pabedan School 124-142 Shwebontha Road
Bogyoke Aung San Market Market Bogyoke Aung San Road
Gulam Arif Masjit Waqf Mosque Mosque 62-64 Lanmadaw Road
Former Life Insurance Corporation of India Building Office 654 Merchant Road (corner of Shwebontha Road)
Nausaripuri Mosque Mosque 281 Shwebontha Road
Thein Group Building Condominium 134/138 Konzaydan Street
Surti Sunni Jamah Mosque Mosque 149 Shwebontha Road

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Pabedan Township". Yangon City Development Committee. Retrieved 2009-03-10.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Special Reports: Heritage List". The Myanmar Times. 2001-10-29.