|• Total||1,368 sq mi (3,543 km2)|
|Population (The most populated in Chin State)||96,899|
|Time zone||MST (UTC+6.30)|
Paletwa (Palangvum) is one of the westernmost towns of Myanmar, in Chin State 18 kilometres from the border with Bangladesh. It is the administrative seat for Paletwa Township. During British periods Paletwa was in the region of Arakan (Rakhine State). During U Nu administration, the town has included in the list of Chin State.
The population of it was 96,899 according to an answer in Myanmar parliament on 14 May 2014.
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