Pazundaung Township

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Pazundaung Township
ပုဇွန်တောင် မြို့နယ်
Township of Yangon
Pazundaung Township
Maha Bandula Bridge
Maha Bandula Bridge
Pazundaung Township is located in Myanmar
Pazundaung Township
Pazundaung Township
Coordinates: 16°47′0″N 96°10′0″E / 16.78333°N 96.16667°E / 16.78333; 96.16667Coordinates: 16°47′0″N 96°10′0″E / 16.78333°N 96.16667°E / 16.78333; 96.16667
Country Myanmar
Division Yangon
City Yangon
Township Pazundaung
Area
 • Total 1.01 km2 (0.391 sq mi)
Population (2000)
 • Total 31,000
 • Density 31,000/km2 (79,000/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC6:30)
Postal codes 11171
Area code(s) 1, (mobile: 80, 99)
YCDC[1]

Pazundaung Township (Burmese: ပုဇွန်တောင် မြို့နယ် [bəzʊ̀ɴdàʊɴ mjo̰nɛ̀]) is a township located in the southeastern part of Yangon, Myanmar. The township consists of ten wards, and shares borders with Botataung Township in the west and the south, Mingala Taungnyunt Township in the northwest, Thaketa Township in the north and the Pazundaung Creek in the east. Pazundaung is connected to Dawbon Township across the Maha Bandula Bridge. The township has nine primary schools, three middle schools and four high schools as well as a hospital.[1] Pazundaung Market and Yegyaw Market are the main shopping bazaars of the area.

Landmarks[edit]

A middle school in Pazundaung Township

Pazundaung township was the eastern most part of the original city plan laid out the British. Some of the buildings and structures of "architectural significance" are now designated landmarks by the Yangon City Development Committee.[2]

Structure Type Address Notes
Maha Vishnu Temple Hindu Temple 137-139 51st Street
Methodist Church Church 256 Bo Myat Tun Road
Shwebonpwint Pagoda Pagoda U Shwe Gone Street
Sunni Mosque of Eastern Yangon Mosque 73 Anawrahta Road

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Pazundaung Township". Yangon City Development Committee. Archived from the original on 2 October 2011. Retrieved 2009-01-25. 
  2. ^ "Special Reports: Heritage List". The Myanmar Times. 2001-10-29. Archived from the original on 15 June 2009.