Dawbon Township

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Dawbon Township
ဒေါပုံ မြို့နယ်
Township of Yangon
Dawbon Township
Dawbon Township is located in Myanmar
Dawbon Township
Dawbon Township
Coordinates: 16°40′0″N 96°11′0″E / 16.66667°N 96.18333°E / 16.66667; 96.18333Coordinates: 16°40′0″N 96°11′0″E / 16.66667°N 96.18333°E / 16.66667; 96.18333
Country Myanmar
Division Yangon
City Yangon
Township Dawbon
 • Total 3.7 km2 (1.42 sq mi)
Population (2000)[1]
 • Total 70,000
 • Density 19,000/km2 (49,000/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC6:30)
Postal codes 11241
Area code(s) 1 (mobile: 80, 99)

Dawbon Township (Burmese: ဒေါပုံ မြို့နယ် [dɔ́bòʊɴ mjo̰nɛ̀]) is located in the southeastern part of Yangon, Myanmar. The township comprises 14 wards, and shares borders with Thingangyun township in the north, Mingala Taungnyunt township in the west, Thaketa township in the east, and Pazundaung township in the south across the Pazundaung Creek.[1] Dawbon is connected to downtown Yangon via the Maha Bandula Bridge.

The township has twelve primary schools, four middle schools and one high school.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Dawbon Township". Yangon City Development Committee. Archived from the original on 2 October 2011. Retrieved 2009-03-21.