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Twante Township (Burmese: တွံတေး မြို့နယ်, pronounced: [tʊ̀ɴté mjo̰nɛ̀]) is a township in the Yangon Region of Burma (Myanmar).It is located west, across the Hlaing River, from the city of Yangon. The principal town and administrative seat is Twante. The township is home to the Shwe Sandaw Pagoda, which holds an annual pagoda festival on the Burmese New Year.
The 220 villages of Twante Township are organized into 65 Village Tracts and 8 urban wards. Twante Township is well known for its pottery activities handled by a few families since several generations.
- "Twantay Township, Yangon Division" map ID: MIMU154 Twantay Township 090227 v01, February 2009, Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU)
- "Disaster Risk Reduction: Twantay Township" 5 July 2010, Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU), map showing Village Tracts
- "Twante Google Satellite Map" Maplandia World Gazetteer
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