Hmawbi Township

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Hmawbi Township
Hmawbi Township
Hmawbi Township is located in Myanmar
Hmawbi Township
Hmawbi Township
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 17°06′0″N 96°03′0″E / 17.10000°N 96.05000°E / 17.10000; 96.05000Coordinates: 17°06′0″N 96°03′0″E / 17.10000°N 96.05000°E / 17.10000; 96.05000
Country  Myanmar
Region  Yangon Region
Administrative seat Hmawbi
Time zone UTC6:30 (MST)

Hmawbi Township is a township in the Yangon Region of Burma (Myanmar). It is located northwest of the city of Yangon. The principal town and administrative seat is Hmawbi. The Hmawbi airport is at Indan (Inntan), four kilometres northeast of the town of Hmawbi.Technological University, Hmawbi exists near Hmawbi Township.

Hmawbi Township is home to the Myaung Dagar Industrial Zone, which is a 1,016 acres (4.11 km2) zone constructed in 2006-2008 and is intended to house all of Yangon's steel factories.[1] Operating licenses for steel smelters that do not relocate to the Industrial Zone are not renewed.[2]


The Hliang River forms the western border of Hmawbi Township, which borders on:


  1. ^ "Myaung Dagar Industrial Zone 80pc done". Myanmar Times. 25 February 2008. Archived from the original on 25 January 2013. Retrieved 5 March 2012. 
  2. ^ Htar Htar Khin; Yi Yi Htwe (17 March 2008). "YCDC forces smelters out of Yangon". Myanmar Times. Archived from the original on 29 January 2013. Retrieved 5 March 2012. 

External links

  • "Hmawbi Township, Yangon Division" map ID: MIMU154 Hmawbi Township 090227 v01, February 2009, Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU)[dead link]
  • "Hmawbi Google Satellite Map" Maplandia World Gazetteer

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