Thingangyun Township

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Thingangyun Township

သင်္ဃန်းကျွန်း မြို့နယ်
Township of Yangon
Thingangyun Township
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Thingangyun Township
Coordinates: 16°49′41″N96°11′3″E / 16.82806°N 96.18417°E / 16.82806; 96.18417 Coordinates: 16°49′41″N96°11′3″E / 16.82806°N 96.18417°E / 16.82806; 96.18417
Country Myanmar
Division Yangon
City Yangon
TownshipThingangyun
Area
  Total11.5 km2 (4.44 sq mi)
Population
 (2000)
  Total170,000
  Density15,000/km2 (38,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC6:30 (MST)
Postal codes
11071, 11072
Area code(s) 1 (mobile: 80, 99)
YCDC [1]

Thingangyun Township (Burmese : သင်္ဃန်းကျွန်း မြို့နယ်; MLCTS : sangghan:kywan: mrui.nai, pronounced  [θɪ̀ɰ̃ɡáɰ̃dʑʊ́ɰ̃ mjo̰nɛ̀] ) is located in the eastern part of Yangon, Myanmar. The township comprises 38 wards, and shares borders with South Okkalapa township in the north, North Dagon township in the east, Yankin township and Tamwe township in the west, and Thaketa township in the south. The township has 40 primary schools, four middle schools and five high schools. [1]

The township is home to Thingangyun Education College and University of Dental Medicine, Yangon.

The city's main sporting venues, the Thuwunna Stadium and the Thuwunna Indoor Stadium are located on the western side of the township.

Landmarks

The following is a list of landmarks protected by the city in Thingangyun township. [2]

StructureTypeAddress
Kyaikkasan PagodaPagodaKyaikkasan Pagoda Road
St. Joseph's ChurchChurch1-3 Thiri Marla Road
Thanyok MonasteryMonasteryKyauksadaing Road
Sitthi Vinayagar (Maha Pain Nae) Hindu TempleTamil Hindu TempleBawga Street, GhaNge Ward.
Shree Krishna TempleTamil Hindu TempleKha Kwe Ward
Arulmigu Maari Amman AalayamTamil Hindu TempleHnin Si Kone

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References

  1. 1 2 "Thingangyun Township". Yangon City Development Committee. Archived from the original on 2 October 2011. Retrieved 2009-03-15.
  2. "Special Reports: Heritage List". The Myanmar Times . 2001-10-29. Archived from the original on 15 June 2009.