Shwebo Township

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Shwebo Township
ရွှေဘိုမြို့နယ်
Township
Shwebo Township is located in Burma
Shwebo Township
Shwebo Township
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 22°34′N 96°42′E / 22.567°N 96.700°E / 22.567; 96.700Coordinates: 22°34′N 96°42′E / 22.567°N 96.700°E / 22.567; 96.700
Country  Burma
Region Sagaing Region
District Shwebo
Capital Shwebo
Time zone MST (UTC+6.30)

Shwebo Township (Burmese: ရွှေဘိုမြို့နယ်) is a township of Shwebo District in the Sagaing Region of Burma (Myanmar). It is located on the plains between the Mu River and the Ayeyarwady River. The ancient palace of King Alaungmintaya is being excavated there.[1] Its administrative seat is the city of Shwebo.

Bounds[edit]

Shwebo township is bounded on the east by the Ayeyarwady River, across which is Singu Township of Mandalay District in Mandalay Region. To the north of Shwebo township is Khin-U Township, to the south is Wetlet Township, and to the west in Tabayin Township.

Villages[edit]

Among the many villages and wards (village census tracts) in Shwebo township are Hsin Inn (Sin-In) Village, Htoogyi Village, Khuntaungnge Village, Kyar Village, Myinchin Village, Palaing Village, Tazai Village, and Thanbayachan Village,NyaungPinTha Village,Late Chin Village,Pan Yan Village, Hla Taw Village, Tha Lone Village, Myin Sie Village, Zee Kone Lay Village,Nyaung Gan Village,Da Gan Thar Village, Thit Cho Bin Village, Ywar Mitther Village,

Economy[edit]

Recent irrigation projects have significantly increased rice production in the township, allowing three crops per year.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Sagaing Division" Ministry of Hotels & Tourism, Union of Myanmar
  2. ^ "Union of Burma - GRAIN Grain and Feed Annual" p. 3, GAIN Report Number: BM9008, 29 April 2009, Foreign Agricultural Service, United States Department of Agriculture

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