Kawthaung (Myanmar)

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Kawthaung cruise port

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Asia

Local Time
2020-11-30 00:05

min: 71 °F (21 °C) / max: 83 °F (29 °C) 78°F
25.7°C
Wind: 57°/ 4.9 m/s  Gust: 8.9 m/sWind: 57°/ 4.9 m/s  Gust: 8.9 m/sGentle breeze
4.9 m/s
Min / Max Temperature83 °F / 29 °C
71 °F / 22 °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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