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Thongwa Township (Burmese : သုံးခွ မြို့နယ်) is a township of Yangon Region, Myanmar, located in the southeastern section of the region by the Gulf of Martaban.
The Burmese language is the Sino-Tibetan language spoken in Myanmar where it is an official language and the language of the Bamar people, the country's principal ethnic group. Although the Constitution of Myanmar officially recognizes the English name of the language as the Myanmar language, most English speakers continue to refer to the language as Burmese, after Burma, the older name for Myanmar. In 2007, it was spoken as a first language by 33 million, primarily the Bamar (Burman) people and related ethnic groups, and as a second language by 10 million, particularly ethnic minorities in Myanmar and neighboring countries.
Township refers to various kinds of settlements in different countries.
Yangon Region is an administrative region of Myanmar. Located in the heart of Lower Myanmar, the division is bordered by Bago Region to the north and east, the Gulf of Martaban to the south, and Ayeyarwady Region to the west. Yangon Region is dominated by its capital city of Yangon, the former national capital and the largest city in the country. Other important cities are Thanlyin and Twante. The division is the most developed region of the country and the main international gateway. The division measures 10,170 km2 (3,930 sq mi).
Ayeyarwady Region, is a region of Myanmar, occupying the delta region of the Ayeyarwady River. It is bordered by Bago Region to the north, Bago Region and Yangon Region to the east and the Bay of Bengal to the south and west. It is contiguous with the Rakhine State in the northwest.
Sagaing Region is an administrative region of Myanmar, located in the north-western part of the country between latitude 21° 30' north and longitude 94° 97' east. It is bordered by India’s Nagaland, Manipur, and Arunachal Pradesh States to the north, Kachin State, Shan State, and Mandalay Region to the east, Mandalay Region and Magway Region to the south, with the Ayeyarwady River forming a greater part of its eastern and also southern boundary, and Chin State and India to the west. The region has an area of 93,527 km2. In 1996, it had a population of over 5,300,000 while its population in 2012 was 6,600,000. The urban population in 2012 was 1,230,000 and the rural population was 5,360,000. The capital is Sagaing.
Chin State is a state in western Myanmar. The 36,019-square-kilometre (13,907 sq mi) Chin State is bordered by Sagaing Division and Magway Division to the east, Rakhine State to the south, Bangladesh to the south-west, and the Indian states of Mizoram to the west and Manipur to the north. The population of Chin state is about 478,801 in 2014 census. The capital of the state is Hakha. The state is a mountainous region with few transportation links. Chin State is sparsely populated and remains one of the least developed areas of the country. Chin State has the highest poverty rate of 73% as per the released figures from the first official survey.The official radio broadcasting dialect of Chin is Falam. There are 53 different subtribe and languages in Chin State. There are nine townships in Chin State. Hakha, Thantlang, Falam, Tedim, Tonzang, Matupi, Mindat, Kanpetlet and Paletwa townships. In 1926,it became a part of Pakokku Hill Tracts Districts of British Burma until 1948,January 4.
Myanmar is divided into twenty-one administrative subdivisions, which include:
Pyin Oo Lwin District is a district of the Mandalay Region in central Burma. It lies northeast of Mandalay, with the Myitnge River as its southern boundary. To the east it is bordered by Shan State and in part by the Chaung Magyi. It goes north as far as the town of Dakaung where it adjoins Htigyaing Township, Katha District in Sagaing Region. Its western boundary, is for the most part the Irrawaddy, but a very small portion of Thabeikkyin Township is west of the Irrawaddy, near the town of Baw in Sagaing Region. To the southwest it borders Mandalay District.
Thabeikkyin Township is a township of Pyin Oo Lwin District in the Mandalay Region of Burma. It is the northern-most township in Pyin Oo Lwin District and, although it primarily lies on the east bank of the Irrawaddy, it has a small enclave on the western bank extending as far as the village of Gagalaw, near the town of Baw in Katha District, Sagaing Region. On the south it borders Singu Township, on the east, Mogote Township and further north Shan State, while it abuts Tigyaing Township of Sagaing Region to the north.
Bogale is a small city located in the Bogale Township, Ayeyarwady Region, Myanmar (Burma). It is located on the south-western part of Myanmar/Burma on the mainland section of the country. It can be reached by both water transportation and by land.
Chauk Township is a township of Magway District in the Magway Division of Burma (Myanmar). The principal town and administrative seat is Chauk.
Townships are the third-level administrative divisions of Myanmar. They are the sub-divisions of the Districts of Myanmar. According to the Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU), as of December 2015, there are 330 townships in Myanmar.
Htantabin Township is a township located on the western border of central Yangon Region, Burma (Myanmar). Its administrative seat is Htantabin which is located in the southeastern part of the township on the western bank of the Hlaing River just south of its confluence with the Kokkowa River.
Pyinoolwin Township is a township in Pyinoolwin District, Mandalay Region of Burma (Mandalay). The administrative seat is Pyin U Lwin.
Taungtha Township is a township of Myingyan District in the Mandalay Region of Burma (Myanmar). Its principal town and administrative seat is Taungtha.
The Naga Self-Administered Zone, as stipulated by the 2008 Constitution of Myanmar, is a self-administered zone consisting of three townships in the Sagaing Region: Lahe Township, Leshi Township, and Nanyun Township. Those three townships were administratively part of Hkamti District prior to the creation of the Naga Self-Administered Zone.
The Wa Self-Administered Division is an autonomous self-administered division in Myanmar (Burma). Its official name was announced by decree on 20 August 2010.
Aunglan Township is a township of Thayet District in the Magway Region of Burma (Myanmar). Its administrative seat is Aunglan. It is the southeasternmost township in Magway Region.
Myaing Township is a township of Pakokku District in the Magway Region of Burma (Myanmar). Its administrative seat is Myaing.
Yesagyo Township is a township of Magway District in the Magway Region of central Burma (Myanmar). The principal town and administrative seat is Yesagyo.
Myoma Than Kywe was a Burmese politician. He was one of the negotiators of the historical Panglong Conference. The signing of Panglong Agreement is now celebrated as a national holiday, Union Day, in Myanmar.
Maung Myint ,aka Ye Myint is a Burmese politician and incumbent Pyithu Hluttaw member of parliament for Mingin Township. He previously served as Minister for Industry of Myanmar. He was appointed to the post by President Thein Sein in July 2013 as a result of a cabinet reshuffle. Maung Myint contested the Burmese general election, 2010, winning a seat in the Pyithu Hluttaw to represent Thongwa Township constituency. He served as Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs from March 2011 to September 2012, and as Minister for Labor from September 2012 to July 2013.
Su Su Lwin is a Burmese politician and former First Lady of Myanmar (Burma). She has been the incumbent MP for Thongwa Township in the House of Representatives since 2 May 2012. She is the wife of Htin Kyaw, the 9th President of Myanmar.
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