Bogale Township

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Bogale Township
ဘိုကလေးမြို့နယ်
Bogalay Township
Township
Bogale Township is located in Burma
Bogale Township
Bogale Township
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 16°05′N 95°24′E / 16.083°N 95.400°E / 16.083; 95.400Coordinates: 16°05′N 95°24′E / 16.083°N 95.400°E / 16.083; 95.400
Country  Burma
Region Ayeyarwady Region
District Pyapon District
Administrative seat Bogale
Population (December 2008)[1] 349,427
Time zone MST (UTC+6:30)

Bogale Township (Burmese: ဘိုကလေးမြို့နယ် [bòɡəlé mjo̰nɛ̀]) is a township of Pyapon District in the Ayeyarwady Region of Burma (Myanmar).

In May 2008, the town of Bogale suffered heavily from Cyclone Nargis; 36,325 people were listed as dead or missing.[1]

Communities[edit]

On 8 August 2008, two village tracts (Kadonkani and Ayeyar) from Pyapon Township were moved into Bogale Township.[1] As of March 2009, there were 71 village tracts comprising 589 villages in Bogale Township.[1] Additional boundary adjustments were made on 5 August 2009.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Bogale Township Profile" Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU) March 2009

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