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Western Myanmar

  • Mystical Mrauk
Mystical Mrauk'U - Right after sunrise from Shwetaung pagoda
Priority: Midd
Location Type: Region
remote mountainous regions and some lovely beaches on the Bay of Bengal
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Wikipedia - Chin State

Chin State, Myanmar (Burma)

Chin State is a state located in western Burma (Myanmar). The 36,019-square-kilometre (13,907 sq mi) Chin State is bordered by Rakhine State in the south, Bangladesh in south-west, Sagaing Division and Magway Division in the east, Indian state of Manipur in the north and Indian state of Mizoram in the west. The Chin ethnic group make up the majority of the state's 500,000 people. The capital of the state is Hakha. The state is covered with mountainous region with few transportation links, Chin State is sparsely populated and remains one of the least developed area of the country.

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Wikitravel - Western Myanmar

Western Myanmar map

Western Myanmar is a region of Myanmar.

Sittwe (Akyab) - the capital of Rakhine State.
Thandwe
Mrauk U - ancient ruins
Ngapali - beach resort

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