Kyungyi Island

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For the village in Kachin State, see Kyungyi.
Kyungyi
ကျွန်းကြီး
Island
Kyungyi is located in Burma
Kyungyi
Kyungyi
Coordinates: 15°4′30″N 97°44′15″E / 15.07500°N 97.73750°E / 15.07500; 97.73750
Country Myanmar
State Mon
Area
 • Total 3 km2 (1 sq mi)
Elevation 163 m (535 ft)
Time zone Myanmar Standard Time (UTC+6:30)

Kyungyi Island (Burmese: ကျွန်းကြီး) is an island in the Andaman Sea, right off the coast of Mon State, in the southern area of Burma.

Geography[edit]

This 4.6 kilometres (2.9 mi) long island is located 4.3 kilometres (2.7 mi) from the shore. It has four conspicuous peaks covered with dense forest that rise to a maximum height of 163 metres (535 ft).

Kyungyi lies 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) south of Nat Kyun and is the southernmost of a chain of small coastal islands that lie off the mouth of the Ye River.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Prostar Sailing Directions 2005 India & Bay of Bengal Enroute By National Geospatial-intelligence Agency