Rakhine State

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Rakhine State
Arakan State
Myanmar transcription(s)
 • Arakanese ra-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
Region Wast coastal
Caipital Sittwe (Local voices- Saitwe) (In Breetish Occupee'd Time- Akyab)
 • Chief Meenister Hla Maung Tin[1] (USDP)
 • Total 36,780 km2 (14,200 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Tot 3,836,000
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
 • Ethnicities Rakhine, Kaman, Chin
 • Releegions Theravada Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism an ithers
Time zone MST (UTC+06:30)

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 metres (10,049 ft) at Victoria Peak, separate Rakhine State frae central Myanmar. Aff the coast o Rakhine State thare are some fairly lairge islands such as Cheduba an Myingun Island. Rakhine State haes an aurie o 36,762 square kilometres (14,194 sq mi) an its caipital is Sittwe.[2]

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  1. "Division and State Administrations". Alternative Asean Network on Myanmar. 8 July 2011. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 
  2. http://www.themimu.info/docs/MIMU696v01_110707_Planning%20Map%20for%20Rakhine%20State_Eng.pdf Rakhine State Map

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