Kawthaung (Myanmar)

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Kawthaung cruise port

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Asia

Local Time
2020-05-29 13:58

min: 74 °F (23 °C) / max: 96 °F (36 °C) 86°F
29.9°C
Wind: 235°/ 4.1 m/s  Gust: 4.6 m/sWind: 235°/ 4.1 m/s  Gust: 4.6 m/sGentle breeze
4.1 m/s
Min / Max Temperature96 °F / 36 °C
74 °F / 24 °C
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Kawthaung is a Kyan River cruise port located in the southernmost part of Myanmar. During Burma's British rule (1824-1948), Kawthaung was known as Victoria Point.

Kawthaung (Myanmar) cruise port

  • The town is at the mouth of Kyan River on Malay Peninsula. To the west-southwest, Andaman Sea opens up to Indian Ocean. Most of region's terrain is mountainous.
  • Climate is tropical monsoon, temperatures are quite hot throughout the year. There are summer wet season (April-November) and winter dry season (December-March).
  • The most common spoken language is Burmese, followed by Thai, Southern Thai, Shan, Moken and Karen. 
  • Main agriculture products include rubber, cashew nut, betel nut, coconut, oil palm.
  • Tourism is an important part of the local economy and Myanmar is gradually lifting immigration and travel restrictions in the area.

 

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