Buthidaung Township

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Buthidaung Township
Coordinates: 21°02′N 92°35′E / 21.033°N 92.583°E / 21.033; 92.583
Country  Myanmar
Division Rakhine State
District Maungdaw
Capital Buthidaung
Population (2014) 55,545[1]
Time zone MMT (UTC+6:30)

Buthidaung Township (Burmese: ဘူးသီးတောင်မြို့နယ် [búðídàʊɴ mjo̰nɛ̀]) is a township of Maungdaw District in the Rakhine State of Myanmar (Burma). The principal town and administrative seat is Buthidaung.

The ratio of Rohingya to Rakhine nationals in Maungtaw and Buthidaung has become 94:6 in 2012.[2]

There are three high schools, one high school (branch), two affiliated high schools, three middle schools, three middle schools (branches), 20 postprimary schools and 122 primary schools in 2010-11.[3]

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