Yangon

Yangon, formerly Rangoon, was the capital of until it was replaced by in 2005. Today, with a population of over 5 million people, it remains the largest city and the economic hub of Myanmar.

Landmarks in the Area

Tourist attraction
The Fokker F27 Friendship is a turboprop airliner developed and manufactured by the Dutch aircraft manufacturer Fokker. is situated 1 mile southwest of Yangon. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Stadium
Thuwunna Youth Training Centre Stadium is a multi-use stadium, located in , . is situated 2½ miles northeast of Yangon. Photo: Ranking Update, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The Shwedagon Pagoda, officially named Shwedagon Zedi Daw and also known as the Great Dagon Pagoda and the Golden Pagoda, is a gilded stupa located in , Myanmar.

Buddhist temple
The Sule Pagoda 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. is situated 2 miles south of Yangon. Photo: YashiWong, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
Ahlone Township is located in the western part of . is situated 2 miles southwest of Yangon. Photo: Ericwinny, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Suburb
Kyimyindaing Township is located in the western part of , and shares borders with in the north, the Yangon River and in the west, in the east, and in the south. is situated 2½ miles west of Yangon. Photo: Aungphone, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Suburb
Pabedan Township is located in the center of downtown , . is situated 2 miles south of Yangon. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Suburb
Lanmadaw Township is located in the western part of downtown , and shares borders with in the west, in the east, and Yangon River in the south, and in the north. is situated 2 miles southwest of Yangon.

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