Latha Township

Latha Township is located in the western part of downtown , and shares borders with Lanmadaw township in the west, Pabedan township in the east, Seikkan township and Yangon river in the south, and Dagon township in the north.

Notable Places in the Area

Buddhist temple
The Shwedagon Pagoda; Mon: ကျာ်ဒဂုၚ်; officially named Shwedagon Zedi Daw and also known as the Great Dagon Pagoda and the Golden Pagoda is a gilded stupa located in , . Photo: DerFussi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The of Myanmar, located in , , is the major one of the two national museums for Burmese art, history and culture in . Photo: Phyo WP, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Yangon Zoo is the oldest and the second largest zoo in . Photo: Phyo WP, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Buddhist temple
The is a Burmese stupa located in the heart of downtown , occupying the centre of the city and an important space in contemporary Burmese politics, ideology and geography. Photo: YashiWong, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

, formerly known in English as Rangoon, was the capital of until it was replaced by in 2005. Photo: calflier001, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is located in the north central part of . Photo: Aungphone, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is in the north central part of . is situated 2½ miles northwest of Latha Township.

Latha Township

16.7763° or 16° 46' 34.7" north
96.1505° or 96° 9' 1.7" east
Open Location Code
56 feet (17 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 3548919532
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Burmese: လသာ
  • Burmese: လသာ မြို့နယ်
  • Burmese: လသာမြို့နယ်
  • Chinese: 拉達區
  • English: Latha
  • Japanese: ラタ郡区
  • Shan: လႃႉတႃႇ၊ ၸႄႈဝဵင်း
  • Urdu: لاتہا ٹاؤنشپ

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