Naypyidaw Union Territory

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Naypyidaw Union Territory
နေပြည်တော် ပြည်တောင်စုနယ်မြေ
Union Territory
Naypyidaw Union Territory is located in Burma
Naypyidaw Union Territory
Naypyidaw Union Territory
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 19°45′0″N 96°6′0″E / 19.75000°N 96.10000°E / 19.75000; 96.10000
Country  Burma
Region Central
Capital Naypyidaw
Government
 • President of Burma Thein Sein
 • Chairperson of the Naypyidaw Council Thein Nyunt
Population (2010)
 • Total 925,000
Time zone MST (UTC6:30)
Area code(s) 2 (mobile: 69, 90)[1]

Naypyidaw Union Territory (Burmese: နေပြည်တော် ပြည်တောင်စုနယ်မြေ, also spelt Naypyitaw) is an administrative division in central Burma (Myanmar).[2] The Union Territory encompasses the administrative capital of Burma, Naypyidaw.

Townships[edit]

The Naypyidaw Union Territory consists of the following townships:

Administration[edit]

Naypyidaw Union Territory is under the direct administration of the President. Day-to-day functions are carried out on the President's behalf by the Naypyidaw Council led by a Chairperson. The Chairperson and members of the Naypyidaw Council are appointed by the President and include both civilians and Armed Forces representatives.[3]

On 30 March 2011, President Thein Sein appointed Thein Nyunt as chairman of the Naypyidaw Council, along with 9 chair members: Than Htay, Colonel Myint Aung Than, Kan Chun, Paing Soe, Saw Hla, Myint Swe, Myint Shwe and Myo Nyunt.[4]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 21°58′N 96°05′E / 21.967°N 96.083°E / 21.967; 96.083