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Magway Region is an administrative division in central Myanmar. Magway Region is the second largest of Myanmar's seven divisions, with an area of 17306sqmi. Pa Del Dam(ပဒဲဆည္) is one of the Dam in Aung Lan Township, Magway Division.GeographyMayway Region sits approximately between north latitude 18° 50' to 22° 47' and east longitude 93° 47' to 95° 55'. It is bordered by Sagaing Region to the north, Mandalay Region to the east, Bago Region to the south, and Rakhine State and Chin State to the west.HistoryFossils of the early primates over 40 million years old were excavated in the Pondaung and Ponnya areas in Magway Region, leading the government to proclaim that Myanmar as "the birthplace of humanity in the world". An ancient city of the Pyu, Peikthano-myo, about 2000 years old, is located in Taungdwingyi Township, Magway Region.The history of Magway Region mirrors that of the other divisions of central Burma.Administrative divisionsMagway Region is made up of the districts of Magwe, Minbu, Thayet, Pakokku and Gangaw comprising 25 townships and 1,696 ward village-tracts. The capital is the city of Magwe (1994 population estimated at 300,000). Other major city are Pakokku, Aunglan, Yenangyaung and Minbu.Magway Region is in Myanmar. Add Magway Region and other destinations in Myanmar to your travel plans using our Myanmar day trip planning app .
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