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For the village in Iran, see Mayu, Iran.
Basin countries Myanmar
Battle of Arakan, 1943; a sampan convoy on the Mayu River

Mayu is a river in Rakhine State in Burma. It is named after Mayu Mountain. It is formerly called as Manlayuwaddy. It is the third most used river in Rakhine. It is 96 miles (154 kilometers) long and ends in the Bay of Bengal near the Sittwe. It passes through Buthidaung, Rathedaung and Sittwe Township.[1]


  1. ^ "Mayu River -". Retrieved 21 November 2014.