Wawlay

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Wawlay
Location in Myanmar
Coordinates: 16°17′38″N98°42′48″E / 16.29389°N 98.71333°E / 16.29389; 98.71333 Coordinates: 16°17′38″N98°42′48″E / 16.29389°N 98.71333°E / 16.29389; 98.71333
CountryFlag of Myanmar.svg  Myanmar
State Kayin State
District Myawaddy District
Township Myawaddy Township
Population (2014) [1]
  City 9,213
   Urban 3,083
   Rural 6,130
  Religions Buddhism and Christianity
Time zone MST (UTC+6.30)
Area code(s) 58 [2]

Wawlay (Burmese : ဝေါလေမြိုင်မြို့) is a town in Myawaddy Township, Myawaddy District, in the Kayin State of Myanmar. [3]

Burmese language language spoken in Myanmar

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.

Myawaddy Township 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 District is a district of the Kayin State in Myanmar. It consists 1 towns and 50 villages.

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References

  1. Census Report. The 2014 Myanmar Population and Housing Census. 2. Naypyitaw: Ministry of Immigration and Population. May 2015. p. 17.
  2. "Myanmar Area Codes" . Retrieved 2009-04-10.
  3. "Township map of Myawaddy District" (PDF). Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU). 3 May 2016. Retrieved 21 December 2017.