Dala Township

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Dalla Township
ဒလ ျမိဳ့နယ္
Township of Yangon
Dalla Township
Dalla Township is located in Myanmar
Dalla Township
Dalla Township
Coordinates: 16°45′30″N 96°9′30″E / 16.75833°N 96.15833°E / 16.75833; 96.15833Coordinates: 16°45′30″N 96°9′30″E / 16.75833°N 96.15833°E / 16.75833; 96.15833
Country Myanmar
Division Yangon
City Yangon
Township Dalla
Area
 • Total 224.1 km2 (86.51 sq mi)
Population (2000)[1]
 • Total above 150,000
Time zone MST (UTC6:30)
Postal codes 11261
Area code(s) 1 (mobile: 80, 99)
YCDC[1]

Dalla Township (Burmese: ဒလ ျမိဳ့နယ္, pronounced: [dəla̰ mjo̰nɛ̀]) is located on the southern bank of Yangon river across from downtown Yangon, Myanmar. The township, made up of 23 wards and 23 village track (including 50villages), is bounded by the Yangon river in the north and east, the Twante Canal in the west, and Twante Township in the south. Despite its strategic location near Yangon, the township is still largely rural and undeveloped mainly because it still lacks a bridge across the Yangon river. However a bridge project is coming soon and already signed a MOU with Korea officially. This project will start in 2017 anyway. After that Dalla area will connect with Yangon city area and it will be a golden land for Myanmar's economy by 2030. When you want to visit to Dalla, you need only 15min to across the Yangon river by ferry passenger ships which are supported and constructed in Japan.

Dalla has 30 primary schools and two high schools.[1]

It was, as Dalla, the site of the major shipyard of the Irrawaddy Flotilla Company.[2]

In Dalla

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Dalla Township". Yangon City Development Committee. Archived from the original on 2 October 2011. Retrieved 21 March 2009. 
  2. ^ Chubb, Capt H J; Duckworth, C L D (1973). The Irrawaddy Flotilla Company 1865-1950. Greenwich, London: National Maritime Museum.