Magway Divisionagway Department
The magway Division is situated in the centre of Myanmar. Most of it is in the dry zone. The Magway Division shares a border with Mandalay and Bago divisions as well as Rakhine and Chin states. Legaing Division is in the N, Mandalay Division in the E, Bago Division in the S and Rakhine and Chin States in the W.
The Magway Division has an area of 17,305 square mile and lies between 18° 50' and 22° 47' north latitude and between 93° 47' and 95° 55' east longitude. Occidental hills, whose precipitation is slightly higher than in other parts of the division, the Bago Mountains and the most southern part have the savannah climate.
Since most of the Magway Division is in the dry zone, it is very warm during the hottest period and relatively cool during the frost. In January, the coldest months of the year, the mean annual temperatures are 70° Fahrenheit and sometimes fall to 50° Fahrenheit.
Magway Division has a total of 4,464,000 inhabitants. The Magway Division covers an area of 17,305,32 sqm. Its districts are Magway, Minbu, Thayet, Pakokku and Gangaw, where there are 25 townships and 1,696 community villages. agway is the division's capitol. Pakokku and Minbu are other important cities of the division.
Taungdwingyi, Thayet, Aunglan, Natmauk, Pwintbyu, Chauk, Yenangyaung, Pauk, Gangaw and Yesagyo are other well-known cities. Cropland occupied 1. 6 million acres from about 2. 5 million acres in total acreage in the department. Some of the remaining areas are rice fields, muddy lands (Kaing-kyunmya), hilly cultural lands (Taungya-myay) and vegetables. Rice and cropland are grown several times.
Magway Division is laying 500,000 acre under paddies. Others include sorghum, corn, millet lu, hsat (Italian millet), peanut, suntan flower, beans and legumes. It has three pumping points, nine electrical pumping points and 32 diesel-powered pumping points. Phangar (Chebulic myorobalan) is Magway Division's renowned produce.
The Magway Division annually yields 694 million Kyat of sesame and 515 million Kyat of peanut monsun. Most of Myanmar's crude is produced by Magway Division. Because Magway Division is a producer of large quantities of peanut and sesame oils, it is also known as Myanmar's jar of soybeans.
Because the first primate in the Pondaung and Ponnya areas of the Magway Division have been dug up. Pagodas festivities, which are usual in other parts of the land, also take place in the Magway Division. Myathalun and Swesettaw Pagodas in Magway and Minbu are well known throughout the state.
Repetitions of radios & TVs and microwaves: There' s three TV channels in Minbu, Magway Division. Myanmar TV channels can be watched in 13 Magway Division Citieships. There' re 17 microwaves in the division.