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Thandwe Township

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Thandwe Township
Location in Thandwe district
Location in Thandwe district
Coordinates: 18°28′0″N 94°23′00″E / 18.46667°N 94.38333°E / 18.46667; 94.38333
Country Burma
StateRakhine State
DistrictThandwe District
5 m (18 ft)
Time zoneUTC+6:30 (MST)

Thandwe Township (Burmese: သံတွဲမြို့နယ်) is a township of Thandwe District in the Rakhine State of Myanmar. The principal town is Thandwe.[2]


No Township name North latitude East longitude Elevation (ft)
1 Thandwe Township 18 28′ 00″ 18 27′ 50″ 94 23′ 00″ 94 22′ 45″ 18


Thandwe Township is situated the south of Rakhine State. From east to west, it is 28.33 miles wide and from south to north it is 48 miles wide. The area is 1360.16 square miles or 870,504 acres or 3522,8 square km. There are surrounded by hill and above sea level is 18 feet.

No Name of township Town area (square miles) Country area (square miles) Total area (square miles)
1 Thandwe Township 1.373 (1,805 acres) 1,358.787 (868,699 acres) 1,360.16 (870,504 acres)


No Name of township Male (above 18) Female (above 18) Total (above 18) Male (under 18) Female (under 18) Total (under 18) Total males Total females Total
1 Thandwe 39378 43215 82593 15645 15104 30749 55023 58319 113342


No Name of township Families in town Families in village Total
1 Thandwe 2,401 23,075 25,476


No Name Houses in town Houses in village Total
1 Thandwe 2,598 23,544 26,142


No District Township No of Town No of Quarter No of village groups No of village
1 Thandwe Thandwe 1 7 63 252


In Thandwe township, there are 5 Chinese men, 12 Pakistani men, 6 Kachin ,3 Kayak, 8 Kayin, 3663 Chin, 554 Burmese, 40 Mon, 100,947 Rakhine, 8 Shan and 299 people of other ethnic groups.


There are 100,871 Buddhists, 8,761 Muslims, 3,705 Christians and 5 Hindus.

Political party

There are 5 parties.


  1. ^ Census Report. The 2014 Myanmar Population and Housing Census. Vol. 2. Naypyitaw: Ministry of Immigration and Population. May 2015. p. 60.
  2. ^[permanent dead link] Map of Thandwe Township

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