Monywa District

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Monywa District
Monywa District is located in Myanmar
Monywa District
Monywa District
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 22°07′N 95°08′E / 22.117°N 95.133°E / 22.117; 95.133Coordinates: 22°07′N 95°08′E / 22.117°N 95.133°E / 22.117; 95.133
Country  Burma
Region Sagaing Region
No. of Townships 4
Capital Monywa
Time zone MST (UTC+6.30)

Monywa District (Burmese: မုံရွာခရိုင်) (formerly Lower Chindwin District)[1] [2] is an administrative district in southern Sagaing Division, Burma (Myanmar).[3] Its administrative center is the city of Monywa.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Monywa District consists of the following townships:

Monywa District also consisted of the following townships, which formed to become Yinmabin District:

Also, it had a township that has recently annexed into Shwebo District:


Monywa District is bordered[4] by:


  1. ^ Burma Gazetteer : Lower Chindwin district, Upper Burma. Office of the Superintendent, Government Printing, Burma. 1912. Retrieved 2016-08-12. 
  2. ^ "Lower Chindwin District". Retrieved 2016-08-12. 
  3. ^ "Burma: Second-Order Administrative Divisions (Districts)" The Permanent Committee of Geographic Names (PCGN), United Kingdom, from Internet Archive
  4. ^ "Myanmar States/Divisions & Townships Overview Map" Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU)
  5. ^ a b Wikisource-logo.svg Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Chindwin, Upper and Lower". Encyclopædia Britannica. 6 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 232.