Kyunsu Township

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Kyunsu Township
Kanmaw Township
Township
Kyunsu Township is located in Myanmar
Kyunsu Township
Kyunsu Township
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 11°48′6″N 98°31′32″E / 11.80167°N 98.52556°E / 11.80167; 98.52556Coordinates: 11°48′6″N 98°31′32″E / 11.80167°N 98.52556°E / 11.80167; 98.52556
Country  Burma
Region Taninthayi Region
District Myeik District
Capital Kyunsu
Time zone MST (UTC+6.30)

Kyunsu or Kanmaw Township is a township of Myeik District in the Taninthayi Division of Myanmar. The principal town is Kyunsu (older name Kanmaw[1]). The township constitutes much of the Mergui Archipelago to the west, northwest and southwest of the city of Mergui (Myeik).[2] The main town is located on the north-east coast of Kanmaw Island to the southwest of Mergui city.[3][4]

History[edit]

Kyunsu Township was created out of Mergui Township in 1990,[5] the remainder of which became Myeik Township.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Burma 1:250,000 topographic map, Series U542, Bokpyin NC 47-2" U.S. Army Map Service, July 1960
  2. ^ Kyunsu Township (PDF) (Map). Myanmar Information Management Unit. Retrieved November 13, 2010. 
  3. ^ Google Maps (Map). Google. 
  4. ^ Bing Maps (Map). Microsoft and Harris Corporation Earthstar Geographics LLC. 
  5. ^ Südostasien Aktuell (Journal of current southeast Asian affairs) volume 18 page 199, in German

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