Tatkon Township

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Tatkon Township

တပ်ကုန်းမြို့နယ်

Tatkone Township
Tatkon Township is located in Myanmar
Tatkon Township
Tatkon Township
Coordinates: 20°7′N 96°13′E / 20.117°N 96.217°E / 20.117; 96.217Coordinates: 20°7′N 96°13′E / 20.117°N 96.217°E / 20.117; 96.217
Country Myanmar
DivisionNaypyidaw Union Territory
CapitalTatkon
Area
 • Total695.9 sq mi (1,802.3 km2)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total217,093
 • Density312/sq mi (120.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC+6:30 (MMT)

Tatkon Township (Burmese: တပ်ကုန်းမြို့နယ်) is one of eight townships of Naypyidaw Union Territory, Burma.

History[edit]

The area comprising Lewe Township was previously called Nga-nwe-kon (ငနွဲ့ကုန်း), Nwekon (နွယ်ကုန်း), and Wa-nwe-kon-zu (ဝါးနွယ်ကုန်းစု), in reference to its establishment on a hillock.[1] Since 1788, it has been known as Lewe.

Demographics[edit]

2014[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2014 217,093—    

The 2014 Myanmar Census reported that Tatkon Township had a population of 217,093.[2] The population density was 120.5 people per km².[2] The census reported that the median age was 28.1 years, and 92 males per 100 females.[2] There were 51,747 households; the mean household size was 4.1.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "တပ်ကုန်းမြို့နယ်ဒေသဆိုင်ရာအချက်အလက်များ" (PDF). General Administration Department. 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d "Tatkon Township Report" (PDF). 2014 Myanmar Population and Housing Census. October 2017.