Paletwa Township
ပလက်ဝမြို့နယ်
Location in Matupi district (in red)
Country Burma
StateChin State
DistrictMatupi District
Area
 • Township3,127.04 sq mi (8,099.0 km2)
Elevation
179 ft (55 m)
Population
 • Township64,971
 • Density21/sq mi (8.0/km2)
 • Urban
6,374
 • Rural
58,597
Time zoneUTC+6:30 (MST)

Paletwa Township (Burmese: ပလက်ဝမြို့နယ်) is a township of Matupi District in the Chin State of Myanmar. It consists of Paletwa and Sami towns and Paletwa is the administrative center for the township. Also known as Arakan Hill Tract part of Arakan Division of British Burma.

Geography

Paletwa Township is located in southernmost part of Chin State. Its area is 3,127.04 sq mi (8,099.0 km2).[2]

Borders

Paletwa Township borders on:[3]


References

  1. ^ Census Report. The 2014 Myanmar Population and Housing Census. Vol. 2. Naypyidaw: Ministry of Immigration and Population. May 2015. p. 52.
  2. ^ "Paletwa Township Profile" Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU), May 2017 (in Burmese)
  3. ^ "Chin State's District Map" (PDF). Myanmar Information Management Unit. 23 October 2017. Retrieved 8 April 2018.

Coordinates: 21°18′N 92°51′E / 21.300°N 92.850°E / 21.300; 92.850