Kyaukpyu (Burmese: ကျောက်ဖြူမြို့ [tɕaʊʔpʰjù mjo̰]; also spelt Kyaukphyu) is a major town in Rakhine State, in western Myanmar. It is located on the north western corner of Yanbye Island on Combermere Bay, and is 250 miles (400 km) north-west of Yangon. It is the principal town of Kyaukpyu Township and Kyaukpyu District. The town is situated on a superb natural harbor which connects the rice trade between Calcutta and Yangon. The estimated population in 1983 was 19,456 inhabitants. The population of Kyaukpyu Urban area is 20,866 as of 2014, while Kyaukpyu Township's population is 165,352.
|Coordinates: 19°25′35″N 93°32′45″E / 19.42639°N 93.54583°ECoordinates: 19°25′35″N 93°32′45″E / 19.42639°N 93.54583°E|
|• Ethnicities||Arakanese Chin Kamein|
|• Religions||Buddhism Christian Islam|
|Time zone||UTC+6.30 (MST)|
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Census Report (PDF). 2014 Myanmar Population and Housing Census. Kyaukpyu: Department of Population Ministry of Immigration and Population. April 2018. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2020-03-24. Retrieved 2020-03-25.
- ↑ "National Telephone Area Codes". Myanmar Yellow Pages. Archived from the original on 2009-07-19.
- ↑ "Kyaukpyu". Archived from the original on 2010-06-11. Retrieved 2010-06-27.