Ramree Township

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Ramree Township

Country Myanmar
DivisionRakhine State
DistrictKyaukpyu District
Time zoneUTC+6:30 (MMT)

Ramree Township (Burmese: ရမ်းဗြဲမြို့နယ်) is a township of Kyaukpyu District in the Rakhine State of Myanmar. The principal town is Ramree. The local pronunciation of Ramree is Yangbye Myo.[1]

The place has been labeled campaign of ww2 during Japanese occupation of Burma in 1940s.

The island has over 300 villages and main principal town is Yanbye(Ramree) and lots of stream lead to open ocean water in Bay of Bengal.


Coordinates: 19°05′00″N 93°52′00″E / 19.0833°N 93.8667°E / 19.0833; 93.8667