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Pyin Oo Lwin District

Pyin Oo Lwin District
Maymyo, Meimyu, Pyin U Lwin, Pyinoolwin
Pyin Oo Lwin District is located in Myanmar
Pyin Oo Lwin District
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 22°02′N 96°27′E / 22.033°N 96.450°E / 22.033; 96.450
Country Burma
RegionMandalay Region
No. of Townships5
CapitalPyin U Lwin (Maymyo)
Time zoneUTC+6.30 (MST)

Pyin Oo Lwin District (Burmese: ပြင်‌ဦးလွင်‌ခရိုင်; MLCTS: ) is a district of the Mandalay Region in central Burma. It lies northeast of Mandalay, with the Myitnge River as its southern boundary.[1] To the east it is bordered by Shan State and in part by the Chaung Magyi (Chaung means stream). It goes north as far as the town of Dakaung where it adjoins Htigyaing Township, Katha District in Sagaing Region. Its western boundary, is for the most part the Irrawaddy, but a very small portion of Thabeikkyin Township is west of the Irrawaddy, near the town of Baw in Sagaing Region. To the southwest it borders Mandalay District.[1]


The district contains the following townships:[2]


  1. ^ a b Map of Mandalay Division
  2. ^ "Myanmar States/Divisions & Townships Overview Map" Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU)