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List of ports - Myanmar

"The City of Immortals", means the name of the city Amapura, located in the heart of Myanmar, literally translated. The former capital of Upper Burma was founded in 1781 under King Bodawpaya, who then moved his seat of power to this new city, before royal astrologers shifted the seat of government in 1857 to Mandalay, about 11 km northeast. Today the town is famous for its ubiquitous finest silk and cotton weaving factories.
Ava (also: Ratnapura) is located in the northern Myanmar on the confluence of the Mjitnge and the Irrawaddy. Previously, the city, as the name suggests was capital of the kingdom Ava. Ava was already founded in the 14th century. Unfortunately, many buildings were destroyed in the 19th century during an earthquake. The city is no longer inhabited today.
Bagan is located on the east bank of the Irrawaddy River, a historic royal city in Southeast Asia Myanmar (Burma), 155 km south west of Mandalay. Located on Irrawaddy on which trade routes from China and India meet, Bagan was already in the middle of the 9th century the central place Upper Burma. Under the king Anawrathas (accession in 1044) and his son Kyanzittha Bagan flourished and the kingdom grew to the size of present-day Myanmar. The rulers of Bagan linked their power closely to the Buddhist faith and in only two hundred years in the town  about 6000 temples, pagodas and monasteries decorated with sandstone, glazed panels and stucco were built. The hayday of Bagan ended when in 1287 the army of the Mongol prince Kublai Khan took over the city.
Myanmar - still known under the former name of Birma or the English name Burma - is a country in Southeast Asia. Myanmar is located by the 2092-km-long river Irrawaddy.
Myanmar – also known under the former name Birma, respectively the English name Burma – is a state in Southeast Asia, crossed by the 2,092-km long Irawadi River. Its longest affluent - the Tarong - springs far in the southeast of Tibet (China), in the southeast of the Himalayas, in the Kachin state of Myanmar.
Bo Cho is an island in the Mergui Archipelago, located off the west coast of Myanmar in the Indian Ocean. This group consists of about 800 islands, which are largely uninhabited and mostly densely wooded.
Myanmar, the former Burma or Birma is almost untouched by modern life. Dominated by Buddhism, the country has great cultural treasures and riches.
Myanmar - still known under the former name of Birma or the English name Burma - is a country in southeast Asia.
In addition to the official name, the inhabitants call the state also briefly Myanma Naingngan (Myanmar State).
On a boat ride on the Ayeyarwady River you can see the many facets of life in Myanmar. The Golden Rock of Kyaitikiyo, the caves of Pindaya and life on the nearby Lake Inle delight. The Inle Lake is 900 meters high, 22 km long and 10 km wide. People have built on the lake whole villages of houses on stilts. Floating Gardens bring everything out what is necessary for life.
The west coast impresses through endless palm trees, beautiful beaches flatly sloping into the sea.
The Great Swinton Ialand is located in the Mergui Archipelago, a group of islands in the Andaman Sea, located off the west coast of Myanmar. For centuries, the islands are inhabited by the sea nomad-people of the Moken. For decades, the government completely prohibited visitors from entering these islands. Only since 1997 travelers are allowed again to experience the beautiful island world with their own eyes.
One can visit in Gwechaung a fortress built by the Italians during the Burmese wars. It was employed to keep the English away from the old Burma. From this fortress, lying on a mountain, one can enjoy a beatiful view over the Irrawady Delta.
Henzada is a port in the southwestern part of Myanmar (formerly Burma) located by the Ayeyarwady river. The city has a population of around 135,000 inhabitants and possesses an inland port which is of great significance for the export of rice and grain.
Hawza is a small idyllic village in Myanmar, the former Burma. It lies on the Irrawaddy River, the main lifeline of the country.
Kalewa is a city located at the confluence of Chindwin and Myittha, in northwestern Myanmar. Kalewa is the main river port for trade with India.
Kanee is a beautiful little village in Myanmar, located by the Upper Chindwin River.
Kani is a place located at the Chindwin River, a tributary of the Irrawaddy River, in Myanmar.
The 2092-km-long Irrawaddy is a river in southeast Asia.
Its source is on the 4,663-m-high Namnipass. Its water first flows a short distance to the southeast on Chinese territory and then finally to Myanmar, the former Burma, whose main lifeline is the Irrawaddy.
Katha is a small town on the Irrawaddy with a lovely old town.
Kin is locatted in Myanmar, on the banks of the Irrawaddy.
Ko Phawt is one of 800 beautiful islands of the Mergui Archipelago in Myanmar and belongs officially to the Lampi National Park.
In the center of Asia is the former British colony Burma, officially called Myanmar since 1989. Myanmar is a world center of Buddhism. Countless temples and pagodas bear witness to the 2,500-year-old culture.Khan Hynat is located on the Irawadi- sometimes written Irrawaddy - the with 2,100 km the largest river in Maynmars. It is the only functioning "road" of the country at the same time water-giving lifeline.
Pagodas lining its course and tells of Buddhist advanced civilization.
The small village of Kyauk Haygar lies on the bank of the Chindwin, a side arm of the famous Irrawaddy River in Myanmar.
In cental Asia is the former British colony of Burma, since 1989 officially called Myanmar. Myanmar is regarded as a world center of Buddhism. Countless temples and pagodas bear witness to the 2,500 year-old culture. The Irrawaddy (total length 2,100 km) is the lifeline of Myanmar.
Kyaw is a city in Myanmar located on the banks of the Irrawaddy River.
In the middle of Asia is the former British colony Burma, officially called Myanmar since 1989. Myanmar is a world center of Buddhism. Countless temples and pagodas bear witness of the 2,500 year-old culture. The Irrawaddy (total length 2,100 km) is the lifeline of Myanmar.
Myanmar - still known under the former name of Birma or the English name Burma - is a country in southeast Asia.
In 1962 Burma has sealed itself off from the world and only slowly opens again. In no country in southeast Asia has the rich culture thanks to the deeply religious, Buddhist society been preserved and present in monuments and customs.
The Irrawaddy River is the lifeline of the country. Coming from the Himalaya and from China the over 1,500 -km-long river empties in Rangoon, now Yangon, in the Indian Ozean. Myanmar is - with the exception of the far north - within the influence area of the Asian Monsuns. Essentially three seasons can be distinguished:
rainy season from late May to mid-October, cool season from late November to late March and hot Season during the months of April / May and October / November.
Myanmar - still known under the former name of Birma or the English name Burma - is a state in Southeast Asia. It borders on Bangladesh, the Indian states of Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh, as well as to China, Laos, Thailand and the Indian Ocean.
Mandalay is a city in the center of Myanmar (Burma) on a bend of the Irawadi River (Engl. Irrawaddy), with a population of just under 1 million the second-largest in the coutry. Due to its strategic location in the transit traffic corridor between South China and the Indian Ocean the importance of the city as main economic center of Burma has been further strengthened. In addition to the cultivation of rice in the fertile plain around Mandalay, different crafts companies (including production of leaf gold, marionette dolls, paper shields, silk weaving) and tourism dominate the economic life of the city.
Mawlaik is located on the Chindwin, a tributary of the Irawadi in Myanmar (Burma). It has a length of approximately 840 kilometers. The place was a former administrative capital and can only be reached by ship.
Maymyo, today again known by its original name as Pyin U Lwin is a city with about 120,000 inhabitants, located in the Mandalay Division of Myanmar. The city was named after British colonel May, who built a garrison town in 1885 in the small village of Pyin U Lwin.
Minbu is a town with approximately 58,000 inhabitants located in Western inland of Myanmar on the banks of the Irrawaddy River.
Mingun is located on the Irawadi, the largest river in Myanmar (formerly Burma)
Is about 2,100 kilometers long and is formed in the southeast of the Himalayas by the confluence of Mali and Nmai somewhat above Myitkyina and flows from there in some larger arch southwards. At Henzada it branches into several mouth branches, forms a large delta and flows into the Gulf of Martaban in the Andaman Sea.
Myanmar is among the 10 poorest countries in the world, but its inhabitants deserve a top place for friendliness!
Minhla a small town on the Irawadi, the largest river in Myanmar (formerly Burma).
It is about 2,100 kilometers long and is formed in the southeast of the Himalayas by the confluence of Mali and Nmai, slightly above Myitkyina and flows from there in some larger arch southwards. At Henzada it branches into several branches, forms a large delta and flows into the Gulf of Martaban in the Andaman Sea.
Myanmar is among the 10 poorest countries in the world, but its inhabitants deserve a top place for friendliness!
Monywa is located on the Chindwin (840 km long), a tributary of the Irawadi in Myanmar (formerly Birma or Burma). It is a pretty little town and is considered an important agricultural center in the surrounding Chindwin Valley.
Nyaung Wee is located in the Mergui archipelago, off the west coast of Myanmar and is the name of an island group consisting mainly of three islands, as well as the name of its main island. The two other islands are Po Ni and the so-called No. 115.
The historical city of Pagan (also known as Bagan) is located on the west coast of the Irawadi River in Myanmar and is famous for its numerous temples, pagodas, wall paintings and stupas, which were once declared as world cultural heritage but after an earthquake were restored without consideration to their original architecture. The city is still one of the most important sights of the country.
The city of Pakokku is located in Myanmar on the Irawadi River, a few kilometers from the historical city of Pagan. Pakokku offers only temples and pagodas but also a very modern city with good shopping options and it is not overly crowded by tourists. The port is not only used for passenger navigation but also for trade with the cultivation products of the area, including tobacco, rice and teak.
Pindaya is a small town, located on the shore of Botoloke Lake, in Myanmar. The town is famous for its nearby Pindaya Cave.
The city of Prome (also called Pyay) is located on the east bank of the river Irawadi in Myanmar (also: Burma). The port serves as a commercial port.
From ancient times, when Prome was the capital of the Pyu kingdom, there is not much to see except parts of the city walls and stupas. The pagoda of Shwesandaw rises over the city, from here you can admire beautiful views of the city and river valley.
Rangun is a city with about 4.4 million inhabitants, located in the south of Mynanmar. Until 2005, the country's industrial center was also the capital, before the government was moved to Pyinmana Naypyidaw.
Sagain is the former capital of the kingdom of Burma,namely  from 1315 to 1364. The city lies on the left bank of the Irawadi, opposite the city of Ava; numerous stupas from the once glamorous time can still be seen but today most of the buildings are dilapidated, although around 6,000 monks still live here.
Salay is an ancient religious center in Central Myanmar. Countless monasteries, stupas and colonial buildings make a city visit an incredibly colorful experience for the senses.
The river Irawadi is about 2,000 kilometers long and rises at a height of over 4,500 meters between the Tilala pass and the Namni pass. It runs through China for a short while before becoming a lifeline in Myanmar.
Sale is located between the Irawadi Valley in front of the fertile inland mountains.
Shark Island is an island in the Mergui Archipelago, located in the northern Andaman Sea, off the west coast of Myanmar. The approximately 800 islands are densely wooded and almost uninhabited. Only a small number of Moken, a people of sea nomads, inhabit the archipelago.
The small picturesque village of Shwe Kyat Ye is located in Myanmar, on the banks of the Irawadi River, not far from the city of Mandalay.
The small dreamlike island Shwe-Paw is located north of Shwe-gu, a picturesque little village, located on Chindwin, a tributary of the Irawadi in Myanmar. The village is one of the most important pilgrimage sites in the country due to the famous nearby Shwe-Paw Pagoda.
Shwe-gu is a picturesque small village on the Chindwin, a tributary of the Irawadi River in Manymar. The village is one of the most important places of pilgrimage in the country. Here is a splendid and charming pagoda with a Buddha figure, which is attributed powerful forces.
The small town of Singu is located on the Irawadi River in Myanmar, a little south of the town of Mandalay. The area around the city is located between the Arakan Mountains and the Pagu Mountains and is therefore very volcanic. Deep canyons and varied landscape are crossed on a boat ride to the little town.
Tagaung is the oldest settlement of Myanmar (the former Burma) and numerous ruins point to the old splendor of this first royal residence around which trails a tender love story ...
Tan Kyi is a small village in Myanmar located on the banks of the river Irawadi.
Thabeik Yin is a village, located on the Irawadi River, in Myanmar.
Myanmar is a country in southeast Asia, bordering on Bangladesh, China, Laos, Thailand and the Indian Ocean. It is located in the area of influence of the Asian monsoon. In essence, three seasons can be distinguished: the rainy season, the cool and the hot season. Thayetmyo is located on the Irawadi River, opposite Allanmyo, the former border point of British Burma.
Thein Gone is only 10 km south of Pakokku on the Irawadi River and is a charming village with only 125 households. The people live on agriculture - cereals, rice, peanuts and tobacco are cultivated here. Guava trees grow everywhere.
Thilawa port is the deep-sea port of the city of Yangon in Myanmar. The city and former capital of Myanmar with its population of 4.4 million inhabitants is the largest city and the industrial center of the country. The construction and repair of ships plays a very important role.
Myanmar is a state in Southeast Asia, which is also called Myanma Naingngan (Myanmar), in addition to its official name Pye Tawngsu Myanma Naingngan. It borders on Bangladesh, China, Laos, Thailand and the Indian Ocean and is geographically located in the influence area of the Asian monsoon.
Tonbo is located in the south of Myanmar, a country in Southeast Asia, which is mainly known under its former name of Burma and borders Bangladesh, India, China, Laos, Thailand and the Indian Ocean. The first Burmese empire was founded in the 11th century. In the 19th century Burma fell under British rule after several wars and was released into independence in 1948. After a short democratic phase, the country has been controlled by various military regimes since then. Myanmar is one of the poorest countries in the world.
Twante is a city located in Myanmar, 24 km from Yangon. The southeast Asian populace of Myanmar is mainly known under its former name of Burma and borders Bangladesh, India, China, Laos, Thailand and the Indian Ocean. The first Burmese empire was founded in the 11th century. In the 19th century Burma fell under British rule after several wars and was released into independence in 1948. After a short democratic phase, the country has since then been controlled by various military regimes. Myanmar is one of the poorest countries in the world.
Yandabo is a small village in central Myanmar. The village is located on the Irawadi River. It is rarely visited because it has no road connection to other cities and can only be reached across the river. Thus the supply of the village is restricted.
Yandabo was the site of the treaty between the Burmese king and Great Britain in 1855.
Yandoon is a small village not very far from the Myanmar capital Rangoon. The small town is located right in the beautiful river delta of the Irawadi.
The city of Yangon is located on the Gulf of Bengal at the mouth of the Irawadi and has about 5 million inhabitants. The town is rather known as Ragoon, and was formerly called Dagon. It is considered the cleanest city in Asia. Today, the city is often visited for its large number of pagodas and for the beautiful parks.