Pathein Township

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Pathein Township
Bassein West Township
Pathein Township is located in Myanmar
Pathein Township
Pathein Township
Coordinates: 16°46′N 94°43′E / 16.767°N 94.717°E / 16.767; 94.717Coordinates: 16°46′N 94°43′E / 16.767°N 94.717°E / 16.767; 94.717
Country  Burma
Division Ayeyawady Division
District Pathein District
Capital Pathein
Population (2009)[1] 359,292
Time zone MST (UTC+6:30)

Pathein Township (formerly Bassein West Township) is a township of Pathein District in the Ayeyawady Division of Burma (Myanmar). The administrative seat is the town of Pathein.


In addition to the town of Pathein, on the Irrawaddy, and the town of Ngwesaung (Ngasaw), on the coast, the township has 236 villages which are organized into 60 village tracts.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Pathein TYownship Profile"[permanent dead link] March 2009, Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU)

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