Ma-ubin District

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Maubin District (Burmese: မအူပင် ခရိုင် [məʔùbɪ̀ɴ kʰəjàɪɴ]) is a district of the Ayeyarwady Division in south western Myanmar. It contains 4 cities: Maubin, Pantanaw, Nyaungdon, and Danubyu.

Townships[edit]

The district contains the following townships:

The townships collectively consist of 39 wards, 235 village groups and 1642 villages.

Geography[edit]

Maubin district is plain land and rich in streams. Maubin Township is 1362 feet high above sea level. Among the population of Maubin district, the majority of people are Myanmar and Kayin nationals. The area of Maubin district is 1651.49 square miles and 1056952 areas.In the eastern part of Maubin district, there are Yangon district, Southern district and northern district, in the western part, there Paterin district, and Myaunmya district, in the southern part, there are Phyarpone district and in the northern part, there are Hinthada district that link with territory.

Significant facts of the Maubin District Commander-in-chief Maharbandoola’s cemetery and Monument statue is situated in Maubin district, Danuphyu Township. Danuphyu fort which was famous in the first Anglo Myanmar war was destroyed by the flood.

Project bridges[edit]

There are four project bridges in Maubin district. They are Maubin Bridge, Khattiya Bridge, Pantanaw river- crossing bridge and Bo Myat Htun Bridge.

Maubin bridge[edit]

Maubin Bridge is situated between Taloatlatt east villages and Taloatlatt west village in Maubin Township. The starting date of project is on 1 March 1994. The foundation date is on 4 April 1994. It was opened on 10 February 1998. It maintains 60 tons capacity. It is reinforced concrete bridge.

Khattiya bridge[edit]

Khattiya Bridge is located between Latyargyi village, Maubin Township and Bokanbay village, Tuntay Towship. Its length is 12 feet and 4 inches. It is reinforced concrete bale iron frame bridge. It maintains 13 tons capacity. It was opened on 24 July 1997.

Pantanaw river-crossing bridge[edit]

The Pantanaw river-crossing bridge is situated in Bayintnaung street river bank, Pantanaw Township. It is Concrete bridge. Its length is 420 feet. It maintains 60 ton.

Bomyathtun bridge[edit]

Bomyathun Bridge is situated is eastern bank of Ayeyarwaddy division. It comes from Naungton Township, Taungtan village through Ayeyarwaddy river, to western bank Ayeyarwaddy division, naungton Township, near dKyeinpinsae village.The upper part of the bridge is iron frame bridge and the lower part is reinforced concrete pill. Its length is 2604.7 meters.

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References[edit]

"Maubin District". Technological University (Maubin). Retrieved 2009-05-30. 

  1. ^ http://www.most.gov.mm/maubintu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=23&Itemid=38

Coordinates: 16°58′N 95°33′E / 16.967°N 95.550°E / 16.967; 95.550