Labutta Township

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Labutta Township
လပွတ္တာမြို့နယ်
Township
Labutta Township is located in Myanmar
Labutta Township
Labutta Township
Coordinates: 16°06′N 94°52′E / 16.100°N 94.867°E / 16.100; 94.867
Country  Burma
Division Ayeyawady Division
District Labutta District
Admin. seat Labutta
Population (December 2008)[1] 310,099
Time zone MST (UTC+6:30)

Labutta Township or Latputta Township (Burmese: လပွတ္တာမြို့နယ်) is one of the two township in Labutta District in the Ayeyarwady Region of Myanmar. It is located in the delta of the Irrawaddy.

84,454 people from this township were listed as dead or missing as a result of the devastating Cyclone Nargis in 2008.[1] As a result, there was a worldwide effort to rehabilitate the villages and towns of Labutta severely affected by the cyclone.[2]

Communities[edit]

As of 2008, there were 115 village tracts in Labutta Township comprising 684 villages;[1] however the township's boundaries were adjusted on 5 August 2009.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Labutta Township Profile" March 2009, Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU)
  2. ^ unitar.org

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