Ahlon Township

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Ahlone Township
အလုံ မြို့နယ်
Township of Yangon
Ahlone Township
Ahlone Township is located in Myanmar
Ahlone Township
Ahlone Township
Coordinates: 16°46′59″N 96°7′40″E / 16.78306°N 96.12778°E / 16.78306; 96.12778Coordinates: 16°46′59″N 96°7′40″E / 16.78306°N 96.12778°E / 16.78306; 96.12778
Country Myanmar
Division Yangon
City Yangon
Township Ahlone
Area
 • Total 4 km2 (1.4 sq mi)
Population (2000)
 • Total 41,200
 • Density 11,000/km2 (29,000/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC6:30)
Postal codes 11121
Area code(s) 1 (mobile: 80, 99)
YCDC[1]

Ahlone Township (Burmese: အလုံ မြို့နယ် [ʔəlòʊɴ mjo̰nɛ̀]; also Ahlone Township) is located in the western part of Yangon. The township comprises eleven wards, and shares borders with Sanchaung township and Kyimyindaing township in the north, the Yangon river in the west, Dagon township in the east, and Lanmadaw township in the south. Ahlon has ten primary schools, two middle schools and six high schools.[1]

Ahlone wharves administered by Myanmar Port Authority are located in southwestern Ahlone. Asia World has also operated a port in Ahlone since 2000.[2] Thakin Mya Park is the major park in the township.This park was reconstructed in 2014 and before was an abandoned park for many years. Ahlone Township was once home to Thiri Mingala Market, Yangon's largest wholesale and retail market until 2010, when the Yangon City Development Committee began preparations to move the market to Hlaing Township in the suburbs, to allow for lane expansions on Strand Road and expansion of Asia World's wharves.[3][4][5]

Landmarks[edit]

The following are some high schools in Ahlone established over many decades.[6]

Structure Type Address Notes
BEHS 4 Ahlone School 57 Lower Kyimyindaing Road
Structure Type Address Notes
BEHS 6 Ahlone School Min Yel Kyaw Zwar Road

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ahlone Township". Yangon City Development Committee. Archived from the original on 25 May 2012. Retrieved 14 March 2009. 
  2. ^ Ye Lwin (2010). "State-owned ports to be privatised as soon as possible". The Myanmar Times. 26 (509). Archived from the original on 12 June 2012. 
  3. ^ Zaw Win Than (5 February 2007). "Local produce market ripens". Myanmar Times. Archived from the original on 20 July 2008. Retrieved 4 March 2012. 
  4. ^ Htar Htar Khin (19 July 2010). "Thirimingalar Market to finish in late Sept". Myanmar Times. Archived from the original on 19 July 2011. Retrieved 4 March 2012. 
  5. ^ Min Thet (5 March 2010). "Rangoon's Asia World Port to upgrade". Mizzima News. Archived from the original on 5 March 2012. Retrieved 5 March 2012. 
  6. ^ "Special Reports: Heritage List". The Myanmar Times. 29 October 2001. Archived from the original on 15 June 2009.