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BAGO DIVISION
     Location: Bago Division is in the south of the big central plains. Magway and Mandalay Divisions are to its north; Kayin State, Mon State and the Gulf of Mottama are to its east; Yangon Division is to its south and Ayeyawady Division and Rakhine State are to its west. It is located between North Latitude 46 degrees 45 minutes and 19 degrees 20 minutes and East Longitude between 94 degrees 35 minutes and 97 degrees 10 minutes and has 15214 sq.miles

     The southern part of Bago Division has the tropical monsoon climate. The northern part has the tropical Savannah Climate. The average temperatures of Bago, Taungoo and Pyay in April, the hottest month of the year are 88F and 90 respectively. The average temperature of Bago in January, the coolest month, is 75F. The average annual rainfall of the town of Myitkyo is 132.36 inches. The average rainfall of Pyay, which receives less rain than other towns, is 45.49 inches.
     Inhabitants, religions and languages: Kayins, Bamars, Mons, Chins, Rakhines and Shans reside in Bago Division. There are also some Pa-Os. The total population of Bago Division is 5014,000. The average population density is over 300 per-square mile. Buddhists account for majority of the people. There are also residents who believe in Christian, Hindu and Islam faiths. Myanmar language is the key linguafranca.
     Organization of districts, townships and ward/village-tracts: Bago Division occupies an area of 15214 square miles. Bago Division is made up of Bago, Pyay, Thayawady and Taungoo Districts which comprise 28 townships with 1,619 ward/village-tracts. Bago is the divisional capital. It is the fourth largest town of Myanmar. Other big towns of Bago Division are Taungoo and Pyay. Other well-known towns in the west of Bago Mountain Range are Thayawady, Gyobingauk, Paungde and Shwedaung. Some wellknown towns in the east of the Bago Mountain Range are Daik-U Nyaunglebin, Pyu Yedashe and Shwekyin.
    Forest area: Of the 7,698 square miles of forest area 5,144 square miles is designated to be the forest reserve. Evergreen forests grow at the end of the eastern hilly region and the southern end of the Bago Mountain Range. There are swamps (Seint-taw) between the Ayeyawady and the Myitmakha Rivers. There are In (Dipterocarpus tuberculatus) forests at Pyay hilly region near the town of Pyay.
     Sown acreage and crops produced: Total cultivated area in Bago Division stands at more than 3.7 million acres. The major crop is paddy. Over 2.3 million acres is put under paddy. The cultivation of summer paddy is being extended in addition to the cultivation of monsoon paddy. Other major crops and plants are sugarcane, maize, groundnut, sesamum, sunflower, beans and pulses, cotton, jute, rubber, Myanmar tobacco, tapioca, banana, dhani (Nipa palm) and toddy.
facts10    Other products: There are many fisheries in Bago Division. There are many salt industries in Kawa Township, near the mouth of the Sittaung River. Timber is extracted from more than 3 million acres of forest reserve and other forest areas. The Pyay Mountain Range Oil Field in Shwedaung Township produces petroleum. Major factories in the Division are Thayawady Ceramic Factory, sugar I mills in Zeyawady and Yedashe, distilleries, Swa plywood factory, Yeni paper mill , in Yedashe Township and Daik-U monosodium glutamate factory. Shauk (Citrus lemon) and Tanyithee (djenkol bean) are important products of Shwekyin Township,
     Historical sites: In Bago, there is the Kanbawza Thadi Palace ground of King Bayintnaung. The ancient capital of Sri Keshtra was located in Pyay District. There are also ancient pagodas such as Bawbawgyi and Myinbahu built by ancient Myanmar kings.
      Traditional, cultural and social festivals: Well-known festivals of Bago Division are the annual procession of the Buddha's tooth relic in Paungde, the procession of Lood Maedaw in Nyaunglebin, the candle-floating of Shwekyin, the procession of 28 Buddha images in Taungoo and Daik-U Township and the Thamma Sanda Festival in Thayawady-Thonze.
     Radio, TV retransmission stations and microwave stations: There is a TV retransmission station each in Pyay, Taungoo and Bago. Thanks to the four retransmission stations, TV programmes can be received in 18 townships of Bago Division, two townships of Ayeyarwady Division, and one township each in Mandalay Division and Kayin State. There are ten microwave stations.
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