Hmawbi Township

Hmawbi Township
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  Burma
Region Yangon
Administrative seat Hmawbi
Time zone MST (UTC6:30)

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. Retrieved 5 March 2012.

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