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Mon
LAND AREA

12,296 sq km

POPULATION

2,054,393

GEOGRAPHY AND CLIMATE

Sharing a border with Thailand’s Kanchanaburi Province at its southeastern tip, Mon State lies between Kayin State, Bago Region and Tanintharyi Region. Mon State experiences tropical climate.

KEY FACTS
  • The largest city of Mon State, Mawlamyine City is the main trading centre and seaport in south eastern Myanmar.
  • The city has two industrial zones including the Kyauktan industrial zone which houses heavy industrial factories which produce construction materials, and light industries like food processing, and automobile accessories.
  • In Mon State, the Myanmar language, and Mon language are the most frequently used.
  • Mon State is a major producer of rice and rubber.
  • Inroads investment have been made in cement production, deep-sea port facilities and industrial zones.
  • Although well-connected to Yangon via transport infrastructure, Mon State still faces challenges with power distribution andgeneration, flood defences and clean drinking water. 
LAND AREA

12,296 sq km

POPULATION

2,054,393

KEY CITIES
  • Mawlamyine (Regional capital)
  • Thaton
  • Ye
DEMOGRAPHY

Mon, Bamar, Kayin and Pa-O

MAJOR INDUSTRIES
  • Agriculture
  • Forestry & wood processing
  • Fishery & food processing
  • Metal processing
  • Mining
LAND AREA

12,296 sq km

POPULATION

2,054,393

KEY CITIES
  • Mawlamyine (Regional capital)
  • Thaton
  • Ye
DEMOGRAPHY

Mon, Bamar, Kayin and Pa-O

MAJOR INDUSTRIES
  • Agriculture
  • Forestry & wood processing
  • Fishery & food processing
  • Metal processing
  • Mining

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The Straits Times Myanmar Edition
SkyNet
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7 Day Daily
MyTel
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AYA Bank
The Straits Times Myanmar Edition
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