Mon State

Mon State is an administrative division of Myanmar. It is sandwiched between Kayin State on the east. the Andaman Sea on the west. Bago Division on the north and Tanintharyi Division on the south. It has a short border with Thailand's Kanchanaburi Province at its south-eastern tip. The land area is 12.155 km². Mon State includes many small islands along its 566 km of coastline. Its capital is Mawlamyine. formerly Moulmein.
Principal crops of the State are paddy. groundnut. pulses. rubber. sugar-cane. coconut. betel nut. dhani. durian. rambutan and mangos teen. The State is the top producer of rubber. Tin. antimony and white clay are some of its natural products. As manufacturing establishments. there are the Sittang Pulp and Paper Mill. Billin Sugar Mill. Thanbyuzayat Rubber Factory. Mudon Textile Mill and Mupon Ceramics Factory.
Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda or the Golden Rock is located in the state. and lots of visitors from all over the country and tourists. visit this place during the festival time. The festival is usually in December.

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MORE ABOUT MON STATE

  • Map of Mon State
  • Map of Kyaikhtiyo
  • Photo Gallery of Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock)
  • Photo Gallery of Mawlamyine
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