Lanmadaw Township

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Lanmadaw Township
လမ်းမတော် မြို့နယ်
Township of Yangon
Lanmadaw Township
Lanmadaw Township is located in Myanmar
Lanmadaw Township
Lanmadaw Township
Coordinates: 16°46′51″N 96°8′59″E / 16.78083°N 96.14972°E / 16.78083; 96.14972Coordinates: 16°46′51″N 96°8′59″E / 16.78083°N 96.14972°E / 16.78083; 96.14972
Country Myanmar
Division Yangon
City Yangon
Township Lanmadaw
Area
 • Total 1.41 km2 (0.543 sq mi)
Population (2000)
 • Total 37,400
 • Density 27,000/km2 (69,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC6:30 (MST)
Postal codes 11131
Area code(s) 1 (mobile: 80, 99)
YCDC[1]

Lanmadaw Township (Burmese: လမ်းမတော် မြို့နယ်; MLCTS=lam: ma. taw mrui. nai; pronounced [láɴmədɔ̀ mjo̰nɛ̀]) is located in the western part of downtown Yangon, and shares borders with Ahlon Township in the west, Latha Township in the east, Seikkan Township and Yangon River in the south, and Dagon Township in the north. It consists of twelve wards and is home to five primary schools, two middle schools and two high schools.[1] Lanmadaw and Latha townships make up the Yangon Chinatown.

Lanmadaw Township is home to Yangon Institute of Nursing and University of Medicine 1, Yangon.

Landmarks[edit]

The following landmark buildings and structures are protected by the city.[2]

Structure Type Address Notes
BEHS 1 Lanmadaw School 120-140 Min Ye Kyawzwa Street Former St. John's English High School
BEPS 6 Lanmadaw School 183-185 Lanmadaw Road
Hashin Casin Patil Trust Mosque Mosque 61-63 Wardan Street
Lanmadaw Township Office of Electrical Engineers Office 568 Strand Road
Myanmar Baptist Church Union Church 143 Min Ye Kyawzwa Street
University of Medicine 1, Yangon Lanmadaw Campus University 245 Lanmadaw Road
Yangon Central Women’s Hospital Hospital Min Ye Kyawzwa Street

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Lanmadaw Township". Yangon City Development Committee. Archived from the original on 2 October 2011. Retrieved 2009-03-10. 
  2. ^ "Special Reports: Heritage List". The Myanmar Times. 2001-10-29. Archived from the original on 15 June 2009.