Naypyidaw Union Territory

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Naypyidaw Union Territory
နေပြည်တော် ပြည်တောင်စုနယ်မြေ
Union Territory
Naypyidaw Union Territory is located in Myanmar
Naypyidaw Union Territory
Naypyidaw Union Territory
Location in Myanmar (Burma)
Coordinates: 19°45′0″N 96°6′0″E / 19.75000°N 96.10000°E / 19.75000; 96.10000
Country  Myanmar
Capital Naypyidaw
 • President of Myanmar Htin Kyaw
 • Mayor and Chairperson of the Naypyidaw Council Myo Aung
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 1,160,242
 • Rank 13th
Time zone MMT (UTC+6:30)
Area code(s) 2 (mobile: 69, 90)[2]
Administrative divisions
of Myanmar

Naypyidaw Union Territory (Burmese: နေပြည်တော် ပြည်တောင်စုနယ်မြေ; also spelled Naypyitaw) is an administrative division in central Myanmar (Burma).[3] The Union Territory encompasses the administrative capital of Myanmar, Naypyidaw.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The Naypyidaw Union Territory consists of the following districts and townships:


Naypyidaw Union Territory is under the direct administration of the President. Day-to-day functions are carried out on the President's behalf by the Naypyidaw Council led by a Chairperson. The Chairperson and members of the Naypyidaw Council are appointed by the President and include both civilians and Armed Forces representatives.[4]

On 30 March 2011, President Thein Sein appointed Thein Nyunt as chairman of the Naypyidaw Council, along with 9 chair members: Than Htay, Colonel Myint Aung Than, Kan Chun, Paing Soe, Saw Hla, Myint Swe, Myint Shwe and Myo Nyunt.[5]


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
2014 1,160,242 —    
Source: 2014 Myanmar Census[1]


  1. ^ a b Census Report. The 2014 Myanmar Population and Housing Census. 2. Naypyitaw: Ministry of Immigration and Population. May 2015. p. 17. 
  2. ^ "Myanmar Area Codes". Retrieved 13 October 2014. 
  3. ^ [1] Archived November 16, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "Constitution of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar" (PDF). Retrieved 13 October 2014. 
  5. ^ Thein Sein (31 March 2011). "Notification No. 7/2011: Formation of Nay Pyi Taw Council" (PDF). New Light of Myanmar. p. 15. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 

Coordinates: 21°58′N 96°05′E / 21.967°N 96.083°E / 21.967; 96.083