Shwepyitha Township

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Shwepyitha Township
ရွှေပြည်သာ မြို့နယ်
Township of Yangon
Shwepyitha Township
Shwepyitha Township is located in Myanmar
Shwepyitha Township
Shwepyitha Township
Coordinates: 16°58′10″N 96°4′41″E / 16.96944°N 96.07806°E / 16.96944; 96.07806Coordinates: 16°58′10″N 96°4′41″E / 16.96944°N 96.07806°E / 16.96944; 96.07806
Country Myanmar
Division Yangon
City Yangon
Township Shwepyitha
Settled 1986[1]
 • Total 39.4 km2 (15.21 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Total 343,270
 • Density 8,700/km2 (23,000/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC6:30)
Postal codes 11411
Area code(s) 1 (mobile: 80, 99)

Shwepyitha Township (Burmese: ရွှေပြည်သာ မြို့နယ်{{, pronounced [ʃwèpjìθà mjo̰nɛ̀]) is located inေရႊျပည္သာၿမိဳ႕နယ္}} the northwestern part of Yangon, Myanmar. The township comprises 15 wards and five village tracts, and shares borders with Htantabin Township in the north, Mingaladon Township in the east, the Yangon river in the west, and Insein Township in the south.[2] Incorporated into the city of Yangon in 1986, Shwepyitha is still largely undeveloped and lacks basic municipal services.


The township has 43 primary schools, four middle schools and four high schools.[2] The most famous high school is B.E.H.S no[1] and B.E.H.S no.3.[2]


  1. ^ Kyaw Kyaw (2006). Frauke Krass; Hartmut Gaese; Mi Mi Kyi, eds. Megacity yangon: transformation processes and modern developments. Berlin: Lit Verlag. pp. 333–334. ISBN 3-8258-0042-3. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Shwepyitha Township". Yangon City Development Committee. Archived from the original on 2 October 2011. Retrieved 2009-03-21. 

Plus- 2016 April 28 (Many without license mortor cycles are deadly driving at night and they can be in danger themselves and they even drive while others people are asleep.)BH