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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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34 news items

The Irrawaddy News Magazine

Radio Free Asia
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:25:27 -0700

Sporadic fighting between the DKBA and government troops has occurred since late September in Myawaddy township and farther south in Mon State's Kyaikmayaw township. According to the Irrawaddy, one DKBA and one KNU soldier were killed in ...
The Nation
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 04:15:00 -0700

MYAWADDY - The number of tourists has decreased in the Myawaddy border area since a heavy-weapon blast went off near the Alebotal restaurant on the Dawna mountain-range road on October 11. The incident could lessen trade and hugely affect the ...

Democratic Voice of Burma

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 ...

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 ...

The Irrawaddy News Magazine

The Irrawaddy News Magazine
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:16:54 -0700

RANGOON — Two bombs in two days have been discovered in eastern Burma's Myawaddy Township, with the second explosive device uncovered on Tuesday morning in the busy trading hub on the Thai-Burma border. Maung San, a police officer in ...

Karen News

Karen News
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 22:22:18 -0800

The villagers of Htee Wah Blaw in Myawaddy Township are one of these communities and they have joined together with its neighboring village, P'naw Klei Kee, to perform a ceremony to summon the rice spirits after harvest. The ritual was held to call for ...

Karen News

Karen News
Mon, 06 Apr 2015 08:35:46 -0700

He was defrocked and arrested by the police while practicing his Buddhism at a temple in Myawaddy Township. The local Buddhist body and the temple Abbot issued several recommendations that Saw Win Bo was of good character and witnesses placed ...

Karen News

Karen News
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 22:55:56 -0700

When ethnic fighters clashed with the Myanmar military in Myawaddy Township last month, most ethnic Karen farmers stayed put, despite fears the army would respond with violence. “They have run away so many times, they are tired of running,” said ...

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