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.
Photo: Christophe95, CC BY-SA 4.0.
Photo: Milei.vencel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Buddhist temple
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 Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: DerFussi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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

Zoo
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 Yangon, 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

Suburb
is located in the eastern part of Yangon, .

Suburb
is in the north central part of Yangon.

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

Yangon

Latitude
16.7967° or 16° 47' 48.2" north
Longitude
96.161° or 96° 9' 39.6" east
Population
4,480,000
IATA airport code
RGN
United Nations Location Codes
MM RGN and MM YAN
Elevation
98 feet (30 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 26576175
Geo­Names ID
1298824
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Dagon
  • Afrikaans: Rangoen
  • Afrikaans: Rangun
  • Afrikaans: Yangoen
  • Afrikaans: Yangon
  • Albanian: Jangon
  • Albanian: Yangon
  • Amharic: ራንጉን
  • Amharic: ያንጎን
  • Arabic: Yangon
  • Arabic: رانجون
  • Arabic: رانغون
  • Arabic: يانجون
  • Arabic: يانغون
  • Armenian: Յանգոն
  • Armenian: Ռանգուն
  • Arpitan: Rangoun
  • Asturian: Yangon
  • Asturian: Yangôn
  • Azerbaijani: Yanqon
  • Bashkir: Янгон
  • Basque: Rangun
  • Basque: Yangon
  • Belarusian: Рангун
  • Belarusian: Янгон
  • Bengali: ইয়াংগুন
  • Bengali: ইয়াঙ্গুন
  • Bengali: রেঙ্গুন
  • Bosnian: Rangoon
  • Breton: Yangon
  • Bulgarian: Рангун
  • Bulgarian: Янгон
  • Burmese: Yangon
  • Burmese: ရန်ကုန်
  • Burmese: ရန်ကုန်မြို့
  • Catalan: Yangon
  • Chechen: Янгон
  • Chinese: Yangon
  • Chinese: 仰光
  • Chinese: 仰光市
  • Chinese: 大光
  • Chuvash: Янгон
  • Croatian: Rangoon
  • Croatian: Yangon
  • Czech: Rangún
  • Czech: Yangon
  • Danish: Rangoon
  • Danish: Rangun
  • Danish: Yangon
  • Danish: Yangôn
  • Dutch: Rangoon
  • Dutch: Yangon
  • Dutch: Yangoon
  • Eastern Mari: Янгон
  • Egyptian Arabic: يانجون
  • English: Rangoon
  • Esperanto: Jangono
  • Esperanto: Rangun
  • Esperanto: Ranguno
  • Estonian: Rangoon
  • Estonian: Ranguun
  • Estonian: Yangon
  • Extremaduran: Yangon
  • Fiji Hindi: Yangon
  • Finnish: Rangoon
  • Finnish: Yangon
  • Finnish: Yangôn
  • French: Rangoon
  • French: Rangoun
  • French: Yangon
  • Galician: Rangún
  • Galician: Yangon
  • Georgian: იანგონი
  • German: Rangoon
  • German: Rangun
  • German: Yangon
  • Greek: Γιανγκόν
  • Greek: Ρανγκούν
  • Gujarati: યાંગૂન
  • Haitian: Rangounn
  • Haitian: Yangon
  • Hakka Chinese: Ngióng-kông
  • Hausa: Yangon
  • Hebrew: יאנגון
  • Hebrew: ינגון
  • Hebrew: ראנגון
  • Hebrew: רנגון
  • Hindi: यंगून
  • Hindi: यांगून
  • Hindi: यांगोन
  • Hindi: यांगौन
  • Hindi: येंगून
  • Hindi: रंगून
  • Hungarian: Rangoon
  • Hungarian: Rangun
  • Icelandic: Jangún
  • Icelandic: Rangoon
  • Icelandic: Yangon
  • Ido: Rangoon
  • Ido: Yangon
  • Ido: Yangôn
  • Indonesian: Kota Yangon
  • Indonesian: Rangoon
  • Indonesian: Yangon
  • Indonesian: Yangoon
  • Interlingue: Yangon
  • Irish: Rangún
  • Italian: Rangoon
  • Italian: Rangun
  • Italian: Yangon
  • Japanese: ヤンゴン
  • Japanese: ラングーン
  • Javanese: Yangon
  • Kannada: ಯಂಗೊನ್
  • Kannada: ಯಾಂಗಾನ್
  • Kazakh: Янгон
  • Kazakh: Янгон қаласы
  • Khmer: យ៉ាំងហ្គូន
  • Kirghiz: Рангун
  • Korean: 랑군
  • Korean: 양곤
  • Kurdish: Yangon
  • Lao: ຢ່າງກຸ້ງ
  • Latin: Rangunum
  • Latin: Yangon
  • Latvian: Jangona
  • Latvian: Rangoon
  • Latvian: Ranguna
  • Latvian: Rangūna
  • Latvian: Yangon
  • Lithuanian: Jangonas
  • Lithuanian: Okala
  • Lithuanian: Rangūnas
  • Low German: Rangun
  • Low German: Yangon
  • Luxembourgish: Rangun
  • Macedonian: Јангон
  • Malay: Yangon
  • Malayalam: Yangon
  • Malayalam: യംഗോൺ
  • Malayalam: യങ്കോൺ
  • Malayalam: യാങ്കോൺ
  • Marathi: यांगून
  • Marathi: यांगोन
  • Marathi: रंगून
  • Min Dong Chinese: Yangon
  • Min Nan Chinese: Yangon
  • Mongolian: Янгон
  • Mongolian: Янгон хот
  • Nepali: रंगुन
  • Nepali: रङ्गुन
  • Norwegian: Yangon
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Rangoon
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Yangon
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Yangôn
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Yangon
  • Occitan (post 1500): Rangon
  • Occitan (post 1500): Yangon
  • Oriya: ୟାଂଗୋନ
  • Panjabi: ਯਾਂਗੋਨ
  • Panjabi: ਰੰਗੂਨ
  • Persian: رانگون
  • Persian: یانگون
  • Polish: Rangun
  • Polish: Yangon
  • Polish: Yangun
  • Portuguese: Rangoon
  • Portuguese: Rangum
  • Portuguese: Rangun
  • Portuguese: Yangon
  • Portuguese: Yangôn
  • Romanian: Rangoon
  • Romanian: Yangon
  • Russia Buriat: Янгон
  • Russian: Рангун
  • Russian: Янгон
  • Sanskrit: रङ्गून
  • Santali: ᱭᱮᱝᱜᱳᱱ
  • Sardinian: Rangoon
  • Scots: Yangon
  • Serbian: Јангон
  • Serbian: Рангун
  • Serbo-Croatian: Rangoon
  • Serbo-Croatian: Rangun
  • Serbo-Croatian: Yangon
  • Shan: တႃႈၵုင်ႈ၊ ဝဵင်း
  • Sicilian: Rangoon
  • Sicilian: Yangon
  • Silesian: Rangun
  • Sinhala: යැන්ගොන්
  • Slovak: Rangún
  • Slovenian: Jangon
  • Spanish: Division de Yangon
  • Spanish: División de Yangon
  • Spanish: Rangoon
  • Spanish: Rangun
  • Spanish: Rangún
  • Spanish: Yangon
  • Spanish: Yangón
  • Spanish: Yangôn
  • Swahili: Rangoon
  • Swahili: Yangon
  • Swedish: Rangoon
  • Swedish: Yangon
  • Tagalog: Ranggon
  • Tagalog: Ranggun
  • Tagalog: Rangon
  • Tagalog: Rangoon
  • Tagalog: Yanggon
  • Tagalog: Yanggun
  • Tagalog: Yangon
  • Tagalog: Yangoon
  • Tagalog: Yangun
  • Tajik: Янгон
  • Tamil: இரங்கூன்
  • Tamil: யங்கோன்
  • Tamil: யாங்கான்
  • Tamil: ரங்கூன்
  • Telugu: యాంగోన్
  • Thai: Yangon
  • Thai: กรุงย่างกุ้ง
  • Thai: ย่างกุ้ง
  • Thai: ย่่างกุ้ง
  • Thai: ร่างกุ้ง
  • Tibetan: ཡང་ཀོང་
  • Tibetan: ཡང་ཀོང་།
  • Tibetan: རན་གུང་
  • Turkish: Rangoon
  • Turkish: Yangon
  • Turkmen: Ýangon
  • Udmurt: Янгон
  • Uighur: Ran'gon
  • Uighur: Rangon
  • Uighur: رانگون
  • Ukrainian: Рангун
  • Ukrainian: Ранґун
  • Ukrainian: Янгон
  • Ukrainian: Янґон
  • Urdu: یانگون
  • Uzbek: Yangon
  • Veps: Jangon
  • Vietnamese: Ngưỡng Quang
  • Vietnamese: Rangoon
  • Vietnamese: Răng-gun
  • Vietnamese: Răng Gun
  • Vietnamese: Yangon
  • Waray (Philippines): Rangoon
  • Waray (Philippines): Yangon
  • Welsh: Yangon
  • Western Armenian: Եանկոն
  • Western Frisian: Rangoon
  • Western Frisian: Yangon
  • Western Panjabi: رنگون
  • Wu Chinese: 仰光
  • Yiddish: ראנגון
  • Yue Chinese: 仰光
  • Zhuang: Yangjgvangh
  • ಯಾಂಗೊನ್

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