Rakhine State (Burmese: ရခိုင်ပြည်နယ်, Rakhine pronunciation [ɹəkʰàiɴ pɹènè]; Burmese pronunciation: [jəkʰàiɴ pjìnɛ̀]; umwhile Arakan) is a state in Myanmar. It is locatit approximately atween latitudes 17°30' north an 21°30' north an east langitudes 92°10' east an 94°50' east. The Arakan Muntains, which rise tae 3,063 metre (10,049 ft) at Victoria Peak, separate Rakhine State frae central Myanmar. Aff the coast o Rakhine State thare are some fairly lairge islands sic as Cheduba an Myingun Island. Rakhine State haes an aurie o 36,762 square kilometre (14,194 sq mi) an its caipital is Sittwe.[2]

Rakhine State


Arakan State
Myanmar transcription(s)
 • Arakanesera-khai-pray-ni
Banner o Rakhine State
Location o Rakhine State in Myanmar
Location o Rakhine State in Myanmar
Coordinates: 19°30′N 94°0′E / 19.500°N 94.000°E / 19.500; 94.000
Kintra Myanmar
RegionWast coastal
CaipitalSittwe (Local voices- Saitwe) (In Breetish Occupee'd Time- Akyab)
 • Chief MeenisterHla Maung Tin[1] (USDP)
 • Total36780 km2 (14,200 sq mi)
 • Total3,836,000
 • Density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
 • EthnicitiesRakhine, Kaman, Chin
 • ReleegionsTheravada Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism an ithers
Time zoneUTC+06:30 (MST)

References eedit

  1. "Division and State Administrations". Alternative Asean Network on Myanmar. 8 Julie 2011. Archived frae the original on 25 December 2018. Retrieved 21 August 2011.
  2. http://www.themimu.info/docs/MIMU696v01_110707_Planning%20Map%20for%20Rakhine%20State_Eng.pdf[deid airtin] Rakhine State Map

Freemit airtins eedit