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List of cities and largest towns in Myanmar

The following is a list of cities and largest towns in Myanmar with populations above 5,000, according to UNFPA Myanmar.[1] The capitals of states and regions in Myanmar are bolded. Map of Burma (Myanmar)

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List of cities by urban population

Rank City State/Region 2014 Census 2019 Estimate Change
1 Yangon  Yangon Region 5,160,512 3,361,741 −34.86%
2 Mandalay  Mandalay Region 1,319,452 885,287 −32.90%
3 Naypyidaw Naypyidaw Union Territory 375,189 375,189 0.00%
4 Mawlamyine  Mon State 231,894 307,615 +32.65%
5 Taunggyi  Shan State 304,253 131,483 −56.78%
6 Bago  Bago Region 220,487 190,930 −13.41%
7 Monywa  Sagaing Region 201,446 138,576 −31.21%
8 Myitkyina  Kachin State 180,491 71,320 −60.49%
9 Pathein  Ayeyarwady Region 172,923 183,903 +6.35%
10 Sittwe  Rakhine State 124,679 137,608 +10.37%
11 Pyay  Bago Region 123,247 105,698 −14.24%
12 Pakokku  Magway Region 107,557 90,783 −15.60%
13 Myeik  Tanintharyi Region 107,185 122,670 +14.45%
14 Meiktila  Mandalay Region 102,405 129,674 +26.63%
15 Taungoo  Bago Region 98,822 83,538 −15.47%
16 Myingyan  Mandalay Region 91,542 103,555 +13.12%
17 Mogok  Mandalay Region 89,855 66,374 −26.13%
18 Magway  Magway Region 84,754 72,388 −14.59%
19 Hinthada  Ayeyarwady Region 80,956 104,660 +29.28%
20 Sagaing  Sagaing Region 79,944 59,937 −25.03%
21 Thanlyin  Yangon Region 79,526 56,654 −28.76%
22 Dawei  Tanintharyi Region 73,470 96,755 +31.69%
23 Nyaunglebin  Bago Region 72,873 70,008 −3.93%
24 Shwebo  Sagaing Region 72,337 67,684 −6.43%
25 Bhamo  Kachin State 54,711 39,092 −28.55%
26 Aunglan  Magway Region 52,865 43,223 −18.24%
27 Yenangyaung  Magway Region 49,588 90,845 +83.20%
28 Bogale  Ayeyarwady Region 48,335 53,462 +10.61%
29 Minbu  Magway Region 39,884 42,809 +7.33%
30 Hlegu  Yangon Region 38,757 20,675 −46.65%
31 Tharrawaddy  Bago Region 38,116 42,478 +11.44%
32 Hakha  Chin State 27,654 10,699 −61.31%
33 Thayet  Magway Region 20,278 46,361 +128.63%

List of towns by urban population

Rank Town State/Region 2014 Census 1993 Estimate Change
1 Lashio  Shan State 144,031 107,604 +33.85%
2 Pyin Oo Lwin  Mandalay Region 128,783 85,712 +50.25%
3 Kalay  Sagaing Region 120,506 68,259 +76.54%
4 Myawaddy  Kayin State 113,155 113,155 0.00%
5 Taikkyi  Yangon Region 88,000 88,000 0.00%
6 Hpa-An  Kayin State 75,141 75,141 0.00%
7 Muse  Shan State 74,313 74,313 0.00%
8 Pyinmana Naypyidaw Union Territory 72,010 72,010 0.00%
9 Pyu  Bago Region 63,880 32,946 +93.89%
10 Hpakant  Kachin State 60,123 60,123 0.00%
11 Myaungmya  Ayeyarwady Region 58,698 58,698 0.00%
12 Shwegu  Kachin State 58,696 58,696 0.00%
13 Kawthaung  Tanintharyi Region 57,949 57,949 0.00%
14 Kalaw  Shan State 57,797 57,797 0.00%
15 Thanbyuzayat  Mon State 57,208 57,208 0.00%
16 Thaton  Mon State 55,047 86,413 −36.30%
17 Mudon  Mon State 52,514 62,222 −15.60%
18 Tachileik  Shan State 51,553 51,553 0.00%
19 Loikaw  Kayah State 51,349 51,349 0.00%
20 Pyapon  Ayeyarwady Region 49,128 50,874 −3.43%
21 Nyaung-U  Mandalay Region 48,528 48,528 0.00%
22 Taungdwingyi  Magway Region 46,023 52,330 −12.05%
23 Chauk  Magway Region 45,076 67,845 −33.56%
24 Kengtung  Shan State 44,289 57,022 −22.33%
25 Tamu  Sagaing Region 43,737 43,737 0.00%
26 Ma-ubin  Ayeyarwady Region 43,111 42,047 +2.53%
27 Twante  Yangon Region 43,092 37,947 +13.56%
28 Kawkareik  Kayin State 42,950 42,950 0.00%
29 Kyaukpadaung  Mandalay Region 42,817 42,817 0.00%
30 Kyauktan  Yangon Region 42,778 42,778 0.00%
31 Tatkon Naypyidaw Union Territory 41,683 41,683 0.00%
32 Kyaukse  Mandalay Region 41,482 37,207 +11.49%
33 Kyaukme  Shan State 39,930 39,930 0.00%
34 Daik-U  Bago Region 38,477 38,477 0.00%
35 Mrauk U  Rakhine State 36,139 36,139 0.00%
36 Kyaikto  Mon State 35,224 39,694 −11.26%
37 Ye  Mon State 34,430 38,838 −11.35%
38 Tangyan  Shan State 33,603 33,603 0.00%
39 Mohnyin  Kachin State 33,290 33,290 0.00%
40 Kayan  Yangon Region 32,977 32,894 +0.25%
41 Mawlamyinegyun  Ayeyarwady Region 32,915 31,909 +3.15%
42 Wundwin  Mandalay Region 32,558 32,558 0.00%
43 Pyawbwe  Mandalay Region 32,214 32,214 0.00%
44 Tanai  Kachin State 31,998 31,998 0.00%
45 Kyauktaga  Bago Region 31,656 31,656 0.00%
46 Labutta  Ayeyarwady Region 31,174 34,074 −8.51%
47 Aungpan  Shan State 30,313 30,313 0.00%
48 Namhkan  Shan State 30,269 30,269 0.00%
49 Lewe Naypyidaw Union Territory 30,208 30,208 0.00%
50 Lawksawk  Shan State 29,533 29,533 0.00%
51 Paung  Mon State 29,434 29,434 0.00%
52 Taungup  Rakhine State 28,652 28,652 0.00%
53 Thongwa  Yangon Region 28,018 42,825 −34.58%
54 Yamethin  Mandalay Region 27,698 36,395 −23.90%
55 Payathonzu  Kayin State 27,311 27,311 0.00%
56 Panglong  Shan State 27,115 27,115 0.00%
57 Katha  Sagaing Region 26,732 31,517 −15.18%
58 Hmawbi  Yangon Region 25,960 25,960 0.00%
59 Paungde  Bago Region 25,455 30,160 −15.60%
60 Kanbalu  Sagaing Region 25,022 25,022 0.00%
61 Mogaung  Kachin State 25,012 25,012 0.00%
62 Kutkai  Shan State 24,963 24,963 0.00%
63 Letpadan  Bago Region 24,792 31,763 −21.95%
64 Shwegyin  Bago Region 24,579 24,579 0.00%
65 Kyaiklat  Ayeyarwady 24,479 40,655 −39.79%
66 Nyaungdon  Ayeyarwady Region 24,455 32,706 −25.23%
67 Yedashe  Bago Region 24,420 24,420 0.00%
68 Madaya  Mandalay Region 24,234 24,234 0.00%
69 Kyonpyaw  Ayeyarwady Region 23,966 23,966 0.00%
70 Nansang  Shan State 23,792 23,792 0.00%
71 Laukkai  Shan State 23,435 23,435 0.00%
72 Hopin  Kachin State 23,352 23,352 0.00%
Yesagyo  Magway Region 23,329 23,329 0.00%
73 Waw  Bago Region 23,143 23,143 0.00%
74 Gyobingauk  Bago Region 22,947 22,947 0.00%
75 Minbya  Rakhine State 22,944 22,944 0.00%
76 Hopong  Shan State 22,840 22,840 0.00%
77 Myanaung  Ayeyarwady Region 22,550 34,468 −34.58%
78 Wakema  Ayeyarwady Region 22,181 34,838 −36.33%
79 Waingmaw  Kachin State 21,969 21,969 0.00%
80 Chaung-U  Sagaing Region 21,929 21,929 0.00%
81 Danubyu  Ayeyarwady Region 21,762 21,762 0.00%
82 Kawlin  Sagaing Region 21,431 21,431 0.00%
83 Zalun  Ayeyarwady Region 21,254 21,254 0.00%
84 Homalin  Sagaing Region 21,220 21,220 0.00%
85 Hsipaw  Shan State 20,897 20,897 0.00%
86 Kyaukpyu  Rakhine State 20,866 20,866 0.00%
87 Mong La  Shan State 20,745 20,745 0.00%
88 Thazi  Mandalay Region 20,561 20,561 0.00%
89 Ye-U  Sagaing Region 20,458 20,458 0.00%
90 Pantanaw  Ayeyarwady Region 19,820 19,820 0.00%
91 Kyangin  Ayeyarwady Region 19,495 19,495 0.00%
92 Kyauktaw  Rakhine State 19,492 19,492 0.00%
93 Myittha  Mandalay Region 19,342 19,342 0.00%
94 Palaw  Tanintharyi Region 18,936 18,936 0.00%
95 Nattalin  Bago Region 18,929 18,929 0.00%
96 Nawnghkio  Shan State 18,822 18,822 0.00%
97 Ngathaingchaung  Ayeyarwady Region 18,743 18,743 0.00%
98 Bilin  Mon State 18,392 18,392 0.00%
99 Shwedaung  Bago Region 17,681 17,681 0.00%
100 Pandaung  Bago Region 17,678 17,678 0.00%
101 Taungtha  Mandalay Region 17,528 17,528 0.00%
102 Kawa  Bago Region 17,396 17,396 0.00%
103 Papun  Kayin State 17,320 17,320 0.00%
104 Hopang  Shan State 16,893 16,893 0.00%
105 Myinmu  Sagaing Region 16,558 16,558 0.00%
106 Pekon  Shan State 16,546 16,546 0.00%
107 Nyaungshwe  Shan State 16,208 16,208 0.00%
108 Thandanggyi  Kayin State 16,056 16,056 0.00%
109 Kyaunggon  Ayeyarwady Region 16,052 16,052 0.00%
110 Putao  Kachin State 15,978 15,978 0.00%
111 Pangkham  Shan State 15,936 15,936 0.00%
112 Thanatpin  Bago Region 15,822 31,048 −49.04%
113 Thegon  Bago Region 15,752 15,752 0.00%
114 Dedaye  Ayeyarwady Region 15,320 15,320 0.00%
115 Zigon  Bago Region 15,233 15,233 0.00%
116 Hainggyikyun  Ayeyarwady Region 14,794 14,794 0.00%
117 Natmauk  Magway Region 14,737 14,737 0.00%
118 Tamoenye  Shan State 14,675 14,675 0.00%
119 Khampat  Sagaing Region 14,559 14,559 0.00%
120 Ngwesaung  Ayeyarwady Region 14,489 14,489 0.00%
121 Taze  Sagaing Region 14,361 14,361 0.00%
122 Thandwe  Rakhine State 14,327 48,873 −70.69%
123 Oktwin  Bago Region 14,143 14,143 0.00%
124 Paukkhaung  Bago Region 14,037 14,037 0.00%
125 Kamamaung  Kayin State 13,992 13,992 0.00%
126 Gangaw  Magway Region 13,939 13,939 0.00%
127 Mahlaing  Mandalay Region 13,850 13,850 0.00%
128 Lamaing  Mon State 13,614 13,614 0.00%
129 Einme  Ayeyarwady Region 13,554 13,554 0.00%
130 Htigyaing  Sagaing Region 13,535 13,535 0.00%
131 Loilem  Shan State 13,460 13,460 0.00%
132 Tedim  Chin State 13,452 13,452 0.00%
133 Ingapu  Ayeyarwady Region 13,320 13,320 0.00%
134 Namtu  Shan State 13,298 13,298 0.00%
135 Natogyi  Mandalay Region 12,818 12,818 0.00%
136 Pauktaw  Rakhine State 12,714 12,714 0.00%
137 Ponnagyun  Rakhine State 12,691 12,691 0.00%
138 Pinlaung  Shan State 12,629 12,629 0.00%
139 Minhla  Magway Region 12,510 12,510 0.00%
140 Tada-U  Mandalay Region 12,389 12,389 0.00%
141 Salin  Magway Region 12,158 12,158 0.00%
142 Kyunhla  Sagaing Region 12,148 12,148 0.00%
143 Hsi Hseng  Shan State 12,073 12,073 0.00%
144 Wuntho  Sagaing Region 11,972 11,972 0.00%
145 Maungdaw  Rakhine State 11,742 11,742 0.00%
146 Minhla, Bago  Bago Region 11,697 11,697 0.00%
147 Myebon  Rakhine State 11,566 11,566 0.00%
148 Hkamti  Sagaing Region 11,551 11,551 0.00%
149 Okpho  Bago Region 11,525 11,525 0.00%
150 Hlaingbwe  Kayin State 11,511 11,511 0.00%
151 Mindat  Chin State 11,505 11,505 0.00%
152 Khin-U  Sagaing Region 11,334 11,334 0.00%
153 Thayetchaung  Tanintharyi Region 11,305 11,305 0.00%
154 Kangyidaut  Ayeyarwady Region 11,092 11,092 0.00%
155 Kyaikmaraw  Mon State 11,021 11,021 0.00%
156 Kyaukkyi  Bago Region 10,815 10,815 0.00%
157 Wetlet  Sagaing Region 10,814 10,814 0.00%
158 Pindaya  Shan State 10,762 10,762 0.00%
159 Khamaukkyi  Tanintharyi Region 10,757 10,757 0.00%
160 Momauk  Kachin State 10,741 10,741 0.00%
161 Kyaukmyaung  Sagaing Region 10,703 10,703 0.00%
162 Ngapudaw  Ayeyarwady Region 10,682 10,682 0.00%
163 Yekyi  Ayeyarwady Region 10,627 10,627 0.00%
164 Mongyai  Shan State 10,620 10,620 0.00%
165 Momeik  Shan State 10,260 10,260 0.00%
166 Kengtung  Shan State 9,991 9,991 0.00%
167 Tantabin  Bago Region 9,889 9,889 0.00%
168 Ramree  Rakhine State 9,874 9,874 0.00%
169 Mong Hsu  Shan State 9,809 9,809 0.00%
170 Mong Nai  Shan State 9,767 9,767 0.00%
171 Buthidaung  Rakhine State 9,712 9,712 0.00%
172 Pang Hseng  Shan State 9,530 9,530 0.00%
173 Ayadaw  Sagaing Region 9,516 9,516 0.00%
174 Gwa  Rakhine State 9,510 9,510 0.00%
175 Kholan  Shan State 9,470 9,470 0.00%
176 Monyo  Bago Region 9,457 9,457 0.00%
177 Theinni  Shan State 9,152 9,152 0.00%
178 Falam  Chin State 9,092 9,092 0.00%
179 Kyainseikgyi  Kayin State 9,085 9,085 0.00%
180 Seikphyu  Magway Region 9,081 9,081 0.00%
181 Mong Pan  Shan State 8,972 8,972 0.00%
182 Mong Ko  Shan State 8,847 8,847 0.00%
183 Kalewa  Sagaing Region 8,819 8,819 0.00%
184 Matupi  Chin State 8,622 8,622 0.00%
185 Mawlaik  Sagaing Region 8,556 8,556 0.00%
186 Indaw  Sagaing Region 8,529 8,529 0.00%
187 Ann  Rakhine State 8,514 8,514 0.00%
188 Lweje  Kachin State 8,375 8,375 0.00%
189 Sintgaing  Mandalay Region 8,290 8,290 0.00%
190 Indaw  Shan State 8,252 8,252 0.00%
191 Mansi  Kachin State 8,146 8,146 0.00%
192 Tagaung  Mandalay Region 8,135 8,135 0.00%
193 Myothit  Magway Region 8,080 8,080 0.00%
194 Mong Hsat  Shan State 8,004 8,004 0.00%
195 Lai-Hka  Shan State 8,001 8,001 0.00%
196 Myaung  Sagaing Region 7,795 7,795 0.00%
197 Karli  Shan State 7,779 7,779 0.00%
198 Chaungzon  Mon State 7,727 7,727 0.00%
199 Myaing  Magway Region 7,706 7,706 0.00%
200 Than Tlang  Chin State 7,587 7,587 0.00%
201 Kunhing  Shan State 7,581 7,581 0.00%
202 Rathedaung  Rakhine State 7,511 7,511 0.00%
203 Singu  Mandalay Region 7,393 7,393 0.00%
204 Thabaung  Ayeyarwady Region 7,300 7,300 0.00%
205 Pauk  Magway Region 7,286 7,286 0.00%
206 Nganzun  Mandalay Region 7,080 7,080 0.00%
207 Mineye  Shan State 7,046 7,046 0.00%
208 Pinlebu  Sagaing Region 6,963 6,963 0.00%
209 Mine Pyin  Shan State 6,841 6,841 0.00%
210 Sidoktaya  Magway Region 6,514 6,514 0.00%
211 Langhko  Shan State 6,484 6,484 0.00%
212 Paletwa  Chin State 6,374 6,374 0.00%
213 Pwintbyu  Magway Region 6,350 6,350 0.00%
214 Palauk  Tanintharyi Region 6,176 6,176 0.00%
215 Banmauk  Sagaing Region 6,165 6,165 0.00%
216 Mong Hpayak  Shan State 6,074 6,074 0.00%
217 Kyeintali  Rakhine State 5,878 5,878 0.00%
218 Mong Ton  Shan State 5,819 5,819 0.00%
219 Ngathayauk  Mandalay Region 5,815 5,815 0.00%
220 Kamaing  Kachin State 5,734 5,734 0.00%
221 Mongmao  Shan State 5,655 5,655 0.00%
222 Thabeikkyin  Mandalay Region 5,630 5,630 0.00%
223 Demoso  Kayah State 5,621 5,621 0.00%
224 Salingyi  Sagaing Region 5,553 5,553 0.00%
225 Kunlon  Shan State 5,549 5,549 0.00%
226 Kyunsu  Tanintharyi Region 5,548 5,548 0.00%
227 Tanintharyi  Tanintharyi Region 5,514 5,514 0.00%
228 Maei  Rakhine State 5,435 5,435 0.00%
229 Shingbwiyang  Kachin State 5,417 5,417 0.00%
230 Bokpyin  Tanintharyi Region 5,384 5,384 0.00%
231 Launglon  Tanintharyi Region 5,334 5,334 0.00%
232 Manaung  Rakhine State 5,246 5,246 0.00%
233 Mawkmai  Shan State 5,222 5,222 0.00%
234 Budalin  Sagaing Region 5,210 5,210 0.00%
235 Kamma  Magway Region 5,202 5,202 0.00%
236 Sinpaungwe  Magway Region 5,089 5,089 0.00%
237 Kyaikkhami  Mon State 39,239 39,239 0.00%
238 Mottama  Mon State 39,671 39,671 0.00%

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See also

References

  1. ^ "UNFPA Myanmar - Census". Myanmar.unfpa.org. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
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