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Myawaddy Township
Coordinates: 16°30′N 98°25′E / 16.500°N 98.417°E / 16.500; 98.417Coordinates: 16°30′N 98°25′E / 16.500°N 98.417°E / 16.500; 98.417
Country  Burma (Myanmar)
State Kayin State
District Myawaddy District
Capital Myawaddy
Time zone MST (UTC+6:30)

Myawaddy Township (Burmese: မြဝတီမြို့နယ်) is a township of Myawaddy District in the Kayin State of Burma (Myanmar). It is the only township in Myawaddy District. The administrative seat is the town of Myawaddy.


Myawaddy Township borders on:[1]


  1. ^ "Myanmar States/Divisions and Townships — Overview Map" 23 September 2010., Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU)

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37 news items

Karen News

Karen News
Wed, 18 Nov 2015 23:47:27 -0800

So it remains to be seen if the nationwide optimism will be reflected in final Karen State results although the provisional results are encouraging for the NLD with it appearing to have taken 40 of the 51 seats in Myawaddy Township for example. In ...
Burma News International
Thu, 29 Oct 2015 23:21:21 -0700

U Sein Bo, the NLD's Myawaddy Township's Lower House candidate, the Phalon-Sawaw Democratic Party's Upper House candidate Nan Phyu Phyu Win, Karen civil society member Naw El Phaw Wah and an opinionated local constituent, Saw Aung Mya ...

Bangkok Post

Bangkok Post
Wed, 04 Nov 2015 15:02:23 -0800

A police source said an investigation had found the army colonel implicated in the lese majeste case has fled over the border to Myanmar's Myawaddy township, opposite Tak's Mae Sot district. Before leaving the country, he withdrew 20 million baht from ...
Burma News International
Tue, 03 Nov 2015 21:31:43 -0800

There will be 205 special police officers in Hpa-an Township, 122 officers in Hlaingbwe Township, 99 officers in Thandaunggyi Township, 58 officers in Kawkareik Township, 54 officers in Kyain Seikgyi Township, and 51 officers in Myawaddy Township, ...

Karen News

Karen News
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 23:00:00 -0700

Villagers from villages along Eastern Donna Range gathered at Htee Mae Wah Kee village in Myawaddy Township on October 4th to show their support for the three Karen armed groups who have decided to sign the ceasefire agreement with the government ...

The Irrawaddy News Magazine

The Irrawaddy News Magazine
Thu, 22 May 2014 21:44:04 -0700

CHIANG MAI, Thailand — The border-crossing checkpoint in Mae Sot, Thailand, was temporarily closed on Friday morning, but had reopened by 7:15 a.m. Burma time, according to Zaw Maw Aung, the district administrator for Myawaddy Township in eastern ...

Karen News

Karen News
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:15:53 -0700

Following the incident, officers from the Burma Army, the Myawaddy Township police department, representatives from the Border Guard Forces and from the liaison offices of the Democratic Karen Benevolent Army, Karen National Union, Karen National ...
Radio Free Asia
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:24:37 -0700

Fighting also ensued in Myawaddy township, an important trading center between Myanmar and Thailand, when the DKBA launched two attacks on military convoy vehicles. An unidentified resident from the township told RFA that military troops and police ...

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