Palaw Township

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Palaw Township
Palaw Township is located in Myanmar
Palaw Township
Palaw Township
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 13°07′N 98°41′E / 13.117°N 98.683°E / 13.117; 98.683Coordinates: 13°07′N 98°41′E / 13.117°N 98.683°E / 13.117; 98.683
Country  Burma
Region Taninthayi
District Myeik District
Capital Palaw
Time zone MST (UTC+6.30)

Palaw Township (Burmese: ပုလောမြို့နယ်) is a township of Myeik District in the Taninthayi Region of Burma (Myanmar). The principal town and administrative seat is Palaw. Second in importance is the town of Palauk.

Administrative subdivisions[edit]

Palaw Township is divided into twenty-seven tracts. Six of those tracts are organized into the Palauk Subtownship which occupies the northern third of the township, and which is administered from the town of Palauk.[1]

  • Kyauklonegyi (Palauk Subtownship)
  • Pyichar (Palauk Subtownship)
  • Sinhtoegyi (Palauk Subtownship)
  • Nanthilar (Palauk Subtownship)
  • Pyinbugyi (Palauk Subtownship)
  • Khanti (Palauk Subtownship)
  • Leikthaung
  • Htaminmasar
  • Taungyarkan
  • Shandut
  • Mikyaungthaik
  • Shatpon (Shutpon) shown as Pidat in Google Map
  • Pulawkone
  • Pulawhpyar (Pulawbya)
  • Magyikone
  • Palaw (urban)
  • Nantaung
  • Duyinpinshaung
  • Letku
  • Minhtein (Mintein)
  • Kade
  • To
  • Pala
  • Zayatseik
  • Kye
  • Kyaukkar
  • Mali (offshore islands)


Among the villages in Palaw Township are:[2] Banka, Bodaungseik, Kade, Kataungni, Mintein, Palawgong (Palawgon), Pidat, Tonbu, Wachaung, and Zadiwin.

There are a 50-bed township hospital, five 16-bed station hospitals at Pala, Palauk, Maligyun, Pyinbugyi and Kyaukka, one maternal and child health care centre, one urban health care centre, six rural health centers and 15 sub rural health care centers in 2011.[3]


  1. ^ "Palaw Township, Tanintharyi, Myanmar" Archived 2011-07-22 at the Wayback Machine., Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU), 12 August 2010
  2. ^ "Palaw Google Satellite Map" Palaw (Burma) gazetteer at Maplandia
  3. ^[permanent dead link] Page 11 Column 2