Wa Kyun

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Wa Kyun
Wa Kyun is located in Myanmar
Wa Kyun
Wa Kyun
Coordinates: 15°12′N 97°43′E / 15.200°N 97.717°E / 15.200; 97.717
Country Myanmar
State Mon
 • Total 3.5 km2 (1.4 sq mi)
Elevation 135 m (443 ft)
Time zone Myanmar Standard Time (UTC+6:30)

Wa Kyun is an island in the Andaman Sea, right off the coast of Mon State, in the southern area of Burma. This 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) long island is located in the midst of a shoal or shallow area. It is covered with dense forest and rises to a height of 135 metres (443 ft).


Wa Kyun is in the center of a chain of small coastal islands that lie off the mouth of the Ye River. The island of Kokunye Kyun is located 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) to the north of Wa Kyun.[1]

Nearby islands[edit]

There are three smaller islands located on the same shoal as Wa Kyun:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Prostar Sailing Directions 2005 India & Bay of Bengal Enroute By National Geospatial-intelligence Agency