Rathedaung

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Rathedaung
ရသေ့တောင်မြို့
Rathedaung is located in Myanmar
Rathedaung
Rathedaung
Location in Myanmar (Burma)
Coordinates: 20°29′00″N 92°45′00″E / 20.48333°N 92.75000°E / 20.48333; 92.75000
Country  Myanmar
Division Rakhine State
District Sittwe District
Township Rathedaung Township
Time zone MMT (UTC+6.30)
Area code(s) 42, 43

Rathedaung (Burmese: ရသေ့တောင်မြို့) is the administrative town of Rathedaung Township in the Rakhine State of westernmost part of Myanmar (Burma). It is 65 kilometers (40 miles) north of Sittwe.

There were at least 12 casualties in Rathedaung Township during communal clashes of June 2012.[1] Two were Muslims and ten were Buddhists.[2]

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Coordinates: 20°29′N 92°45′E / 20.483°N 92.750°E / 20.483; 92.750