Non-paper - 25 Jan 2018 - Overview of Tanintharyi Region29 มกราคม 2561
Tanintharyi Region Profile:
Location: Southern Myanmar
Shared borders:Mon State to the north, Andaman Sea to the west, and Thai border to the east and southeast
Area: 43,345 sq.km
Ethnicity:Previously known as Tenasserim Division and later renamed as Tanintharyi Region. Tanintharyi is not home to a dominant minority ethnic group, hence, the basis for its classification as a region. It’s inhabited by Barmar, Dawei, Rakhine, Mon, Shan, Burmese-Thai, Kayin, Salone and Malay people. Most of the population in TanintharyiRegion speak the Myanmar language.
Religions: Buddhism 87.10%, Christianity 7.20%, Islam 5.10% and Hinduism 0.10%
Population: 1,406,434 (Myanmar National Population and Housing Census 2014)
Population density: 32 persons per square kilometer. The population in December 2012 was 1,713,447 people.
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