Ayeyarwaddy Region

Ayeyarwady Region is a division of Myanmar, occupying the delta region of the Ayeyarwady River (formerly the Irrawaddy River). It is bordered by Bago Region to the north, Bago Region and Yangon Region to the east, and the Bay of Bengal to the south and west. It is contiguous with the Rakhine State in the northwest. The Region lies between north latitude 15° 40' and 18° 30' approximately and between cast longitude 94° 15' and 96° 15'. It has an area of 13,566 sq-miles. The population is over 6.5 million, making it the most populous of Myanmar’s states and divisions. The average population density per sq mile is 466 persons.

Relaxing spots like Ngwe Saung Beach and Chaung Thar beach lies in this division. These beaches are along the coast of the Bay of Bengal. It is about only 4 hrs drive from Yangon, and easily accessible by car. Those beached are beautifully located between the sea and the lower hills of Rakhine range.

WHERE TO VISIT

  • Zalun
  • Aung Bodhi Pagoda
  • Legyun Yanaung Phaungdaw-Oo Pagoda
  • Maha Alula Thakya Yanthi Sedatkyee Image
  • Maha Loka Okshaung Kyauktawgyi Buddha
  • Myat Mawtin Pagoda
  • Okshit Hla Pagoda
  • Pyilone Katkyaw Sutaungpyi Pagoda
  • Pyinsa Mukha Marazain Pagoda
  • Shwe-mu-htaw Pagoda

MORE ABOUT AYEYARWADDY REGION

  • Map of Ayeyarwaddy Division
  • Map of Ngwe Saung
  • Photo Gallery of Ngwe Saung
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