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Busan City Hall

City Government


Yangon

Overview

  • Located in the Lower Myanmar at the eastern convergence of the Yangon River, which is north of the Gulf of Martaban
  • Population: 7 million
  • Area: 599㎢
  • Climate: Tropical Monsoon Climate
    • Contact information
    • Address: Maha Bandula Road, Yangon, Myanmar r
    • Tel: +95-1-246016, Fax: +95-1-246016

At a Glance

  • Yangon is the former capital of Myanmar from 1948 to 2006 (Current Capital: Naypyidaw)
  • Main Industry: Rice, soap, rubber, steel plates, aluminium, fabric
    - Hub city of trade, commerce and economy in Myanmar
  • As home to Myanmar International Terminal Thilawa, it plays a role as a trade hub of Myanmar, accounting for more than 80% of overseas trade
  • It is home to Shwedagon Pagoda which is the most sacred Buddhist stupa covered with genuine gold plates in Myanmar
  • January 14, 2013: Mayor Hur Nam-sik visited the City of Yangon and signed the agreement to establish sister city relations with Mayor Hla Myint.