Township of Yangon
|• Total||8.84 km2 (3.413 sq mi)|
|• Density||9,200/km2 (24,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC6:30 (MST)|
|Area code(s)||1 (mobile: 80, 99)|
Bahan Township (Burmese: ဗဟန်း မြို့နယ်, pronounced [bəháɴ mjo̰nɛ̀]) is located in the north central part of Yangon. The township comprises 22 wards, and shares borders with Yankin Township and Mayangon Township in the north, Sanchaung Township and Kamayut Township in the west, Tamwe Township in the east, and Dagon Township and Mingala Taungnyunt Township in the south. The township has 21 primary schools, three middle schools and three high schools.
Bahan is one of the most prosperous townships in Yangon. Shwetaunggya (formerly, Golden Valley) and Inya Myaing are two of Yangon's most exclusive neighborhoods.
The following is a list of landmarks protected by the city in Bahan township.
|Bogyoke Aung San Museum||Museum||25 Bogyoke Museum Lane|
|Chaukhtatgyi Buddha Temple||Pagoda||Shwegondaing Lane|
|Guanyin San Buddhist Sasana Center||Chinese Temple||136 West Shwegondaing Lane|
|Guanyin Si Chinese Buddhist Monastery||Chinese Buddhist Monastery||58 Arzarni Lane|
|Fushan Temple (福山寺)||Chinese Temple||160 Kaba Aye Pagoda Road|
|Mayor's Residence (Old)||Hotel||21 Pearl Lane||Now, Mya Yeik Nyo Hotel|
|Mayor's Guest House (Old)||Hotel||22 Pearl Lane|
|Ministry of Culture Building||Office||131 Kaba Aye Pagoda Road|
|Ngahtatgyi Buddha Temple||Pagoda||Shwegondaing Lane|
|Taingtaya Monastery Compound of Ngahtatgyi Monastery||Monastery|
|Zhonghuasi Chinese Buddhist Nunnery||Chinese Buddhist Convent||69 Old Yedashe Lane|
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