Southern Myanmar

Southern Myanmar, this area includes all the three Ayeyarwady, Bago, Yangon regions. Irrawaddy covers the Ayeyarwady River delta.

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

or Pegu, formerly Hanthawaddy, is the capital city of Division in the Irrawaddy region and the 4th biggest city of with a population of 254,000. Photo: Clay Gilliland, CC BY-SA 2.0.

, formerly called Bassein, is the largest city and the capital of the , Myanmar . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is principal town of in the in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.


is a district-level city in the of , 220 km from , towards the north-eastern end of the division, with mountain ranges to the east and west. Photo: Victorcouto, Public domain.

is a major port city of , located across Bago River from the city of . Photo: Victorcouto, Public domain.

is the location of several beach resorts and a small village in the Irrawaddy region of . Photo: Rucksackreise-Südostasien, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Chaungtha is a town and beach resort located in , . Photo: Niffyed, Public domain.

Township also Twantay Township is a township in the of Burma . Photo: Go-Myanmar, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Southern Myanmar

  • Type: Region
  • Description: geographic and historic region of Burma, including the low-lying Irrawaddy delta, as well as coastal regions of the country, plus the territory annexed by the British Empire after the end of the Second Anglo-Burmese War in 1852
  • Categories: historical region and territorial entity
  • Location: , ,
Latitude of center
17.0333° or 17° 2' north
Longitude of center
95.1667° or 95° 10' east

Also Known As

  • Burmese: အောက်မြန်မာပြည်
  • Chinese: 下缅甸
  • Czech: Dolní Barma
  • English: Irrawaddy
  • English: Lower Burma
  • English: Lower Myanmar
  • English: Outer Myanmar
  • Esperanto: Malsupra Birmo
  • French: Basse-Birmanie
  • Italian: Birmania meridionale
  • Japanese: 下ビルマ
  • Korean: 하부 미얀마
  • Lithuanian: Žemutinis Mianmaras
  • Polish: Dolna Birma
  • Portuguese: Baixa Birmânia
  • Portuguese: Baixa Burma
  • Russian: Нижняя Бирма
  • Shan: မိူင်းမျၢၼ်ႇမႃႇပွတ်းတႂ်ႈ
  • Thai: พม่าตอนล่าง
  • Venetian: Birmània meridionałe
  • Vietnamese: Hạ Miến
  • Basso Myanmar
  • 하미얀마

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