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Yangon
LAND AREA

10,277 sq km

POPULATION

7,360,703

GEOGRAPHY AND CLIMATE
Located in the heart of Lower Myanmar, the region rests within the wider Delta Region of the south, sharing borders with Ayeyarwady to the west, and Bago to the north and east. Yangon Region’s climate is closer to tropical, with monsoon seasons between June and October.
KEY FACTS
  • The Yangon Region is the smallest of Myanmar’s states and regions, but is home to the largest population in the country.
  • Yangon Region is also home to the Thilawa Special Economic Zone, one of three such zones across the country.
  • Burmese is the primary language used in Yangon Region. English is the main second language among the urban elite of Yangon.
  • Thanlyin’s Thilawa port, the largest and busiest port in Myanmar, handles much of Myanmar’s legal imports and exports.
  • While Yangon City has some of the best education and healthcare facilities, the rest of the Region still lacks access to these facilities.
LAND AREA

10,277 sq km

POPULATION

7,360,703

KEY CITIES
  • Yangon (Regional capital)
  • Thanlyin
  • Twante
  • Hlegu
DEMOGRAPHY
Ethnic Burmese, Rakhine, Karen, Mon, Chinese and South Asian
MAJOR INDUSTRIES
  • Trading of agricultural commodities
  • Trading of merchandise
  • Import and export
  • Light factory production
  • Real estate
  • Tourism
  • Media
  • Entertainment
LAND AREA

10,277 sq km

POPULATION

7,360,703

KEY CITIES
  • Yangon (Regional capital)
  • Thanlyin
  • Twante
  • Hlegu
DEMOGRAPHY
Ethnic Burmese, Rakhine, Karen, Mon, Chinese and South Asian
MAJOR INDUSTRIES
  • Trading of agricultural commodities
  • Trading of merchandise
  • Import and export
  • Light factory production
  • Real estate
  • Tourism
  • Media
  • Entertainment

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

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