Thingangyun Township

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Thingangyun Township
သင်္ဃန်းကျွန်း မြို့နယ်
Township of Yangon
Thingangyun Township
Thingangyun Township is located in Myanmar
Thingangyun Township
Thingangyun Township
Coordinates: 16°49′41″N 96°11′3″E / 16.82806°N 96.18417°E / 16.82806; 96.18417Coordinates: 16°49′41″N 96°11′3″E / 16.82806°N 96.18417°E / 16.82806; 96.18417
Country Myanmar
Division Yangon
City Yangon
Township Thingangyun
Area
 • Total 11.5 km2 (4.44 sq mi)
Population (2000)
 • Total 170,000
 • Density 15,000/km2 (38,000/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC6:30)
Postal codes 11071, 11072
Area code(s) 1 (mobile: 80, 99)
YCDC[1]

Thingangyun Township (Burmese: သင်္ဃန်းကျွန်း မြို့နယ်, pronounced: [θɪ̀ɴɡáɴdʑʊ́ɴ mjo̰nɛ̀]) is located in the eastern part of Yangon. The township comprises 38 wards, and shares borders with South Okkalapa township in the north, North Dagon township in the east, Yankin township and Tamwe township in the west, and Thaketa township in the south. The township has 40 primary schools, four middle schools and five high schools.[1]

The township is home to Thingangyun Education College and University of Dental Medicine, Yangon.

The city's main sporting venues, the Thuwunna Stadium and the Thuwunna Indoor Stadium are located on the western side of the township.

Landmarks[edit]

The following is a list of landmarks protected by the city in Thingangyun township.[2]

Structure Type Address Notes
Kyaikkasan Pagoda Pagoda Kyaikkasan Pagoda Road
St. Joseph's Church Church 1-3 Thiri Marla Road
Thanyok Monastery Monastery Kyauksadaing Road

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Thingangyun Township". Yangon City Development Committee. Archived from the original on 2 October 2011. Retrieved 2009-03-15. 
  2. ^ "Special Reports: Heritage List". The Myanmar Times. 2001-10-29. Archived from the original on 15 June 2009.