Tamwe Township

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Tamwe Township
တာမွေ မြို့နယ်
Township of Yangon
Tamwe Township
Tamwe Township is located in Burma
Tamwe Township
Tamwe Township
Coordinates: 16°46′16″N 96°10′0″E / 16.77111°N 96.16667°E / 16.77111; 96.16667Coordinates: 16°46′16″N 96°10′0″E / 16.77111°N 96.16667°E / 16.77111; 96.16667
Country Myanmar
Division Yangon
City Yangon
Township Tamwe
 • Total 44.1 km2 (17.02 sq mi)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 140,000
 • Density 3,200/km2 (8,200/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC6:30)
Postal codes 11211, 11212
Area code(s) 1 (mobile: 80, 99)

Tamwe Township (also Tarmwe Township; Burmese: တာမွေ မြို့နယ်, pronounced: [tàmwè mjo̰nɛ̀]) is located in east central Yangon, Myanmar. The township comprises 20 wards, and shares borders with Yankin township in the north, Thingangyun township and Mingala Taungnyunt township in the east, Bahan township in the west, and Mingala Taungnyunt township in the south.[2]


The township has 30 primary schools, four middle schools and six high schools.[2]


The following is a list of landmarks protected by the city in Tamwe township.[3]

Structure Type Address Notes
St. Francis' Catholic Church Church 131 Kyaikkasan Road


  1. ^ Myo Lwin (16–22 March 2009). "Sputum microscopy centre opens in Tarmwe". The Myanmar Times. [dead link]
  2. ^ a b c "Tamwe Township". Yangon City Development Committee. Retrieved 2009-03-15. 
  3. ^ "Special Reports: Heritage List". The Myanmar Times. 2001-10-29.