Gwa, Myanmar

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Gwa
ဂွမြို့
Town
Gwa is located in Myanmar
Gwa
Gwa
Location in Myanmar (Burma)
Coordinates: 18°29′N 94°17′E / 18.483°N 94.283°E / 18.483; 94.283Coordinates: 18°29′N 94°17′E / 18.483°N 94.283°E / 18.483; 94.283
Country  Myanmar
Division  Rakhine State
District Thandwe District
Township Gwa Township
Population (2014 census) 66,015[1]
Time zone UTC+6.30 (MMT)

Gwa (Burmese: ဂွမြို့) is a town located at the southern tip of Myanmar's Rakhine State. It is the principal town of Gwa Township. In the 2014 census, the town and surrounding rural areas had a population of 66,015, of which only 7,422 are urban.

Economy

Fishing is the primary industry in Gwa. Most residents fish in nearby waters, both for self-sustenance and trade with nearby towns. Rice, bamboo and coconuts are also widely grown in Gwa for export.

References

  1. ^ "Gwa (Township, Myanmar) - Population Statistics, Charts, Map and Location". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 7 May 2018.

External links

  • 18° 29' 0" North, 94° 17' 0" East Satellite map at Maplandia.com


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