Kyaukhtu
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Kyaukhtu
Location within Myanmar
Coordinates: 21°24′22″N 94°08′10″E / 21.406°N 94.136°E / 21.406; 94.136Coordinates: 21°24′22″N 94°08′10″E / 21.406°N 94.136°E / 21.406; 94.136
Country Myanmar
RegionMagway Region
DistrictGangaw District
TownshipSaw Township
Population
 • Town32,865
 • Urban
4,611
 • Rural
28,254
Time zoneUTC+6.30 (MMT)

Kyaukhtu or Kyaukhtu is a small town in Saw Township, Magway Region, Myanmar near the Chin Hills. Kyauktu (Kyaukhtu) is the second largest town in Saw Township. Kyaukhtu area is known as part of Southern Yaw[2] by local people. It is like a gateway connecting Mindat Township, Chin state with Pakokku, Central Myanmar by mean of Pakokku-Pauk-Tabyin-Kyaukhtu-Mindat road.[citation needed]

An airport built by Directorate of Military Engineers of the Ministry of Defence is located in southwest of Kyaukhtu. Kyauktu is the second largest town in Saw Township.[3]

References

  1. ^ The 2014 Myanmar Population and Housing Census The Union Report Census Report Volume 2. Department of Population, Ministry of Immigration and Population. May 2015. p. 57. Archived from the original on 2016-03-06. Retrieved 2020-02-20.
  2. ^ "Yaw Region". Today in Myanmar.
  3. ^ "Saw Township - Magway Division" Archived 2010-11-17 at the Wayback Machine map, Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU)