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Akyab Destination Guide

Explore Akyab in Myanmar.

Akyab in the region of Rakhine with it's 177,743 inhabitants is a town in Myanmar - some 212 mi (or 341 km) West of Nay Pyi Taw, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Akyab in Myanmar

Current time in Akyab is now 10:55 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Rangoon" with an UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Dhaka, Chittagong, Agartala, Yegyanbyin, Walan or Grinchaung. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Ywathitke, Wabo, Thinganet, Akyab, Mawnubyin and Anbari. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

30°C / 86 °F Moderate rain
Morning Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Chance of rainfall 11%
Air Humidity 93%
Air Pressure 1013.9 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Monday, 29th of May 2017
Heavy intensity rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 28°C (82 °F)
Night: 25°C (77 °F)
Tuesday, 30th of May 2017
Very heavy rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Very heavy rain Day: 26°C (79 °F)
Night: 25°C (77 °F)
Wednesday, 31st of May 2017
Very heavy rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.
Very heavy rain Day: 27°C (81 °F)
Night: 27°C (81 °F)

Videos

Pier Sittwe

00:24 min ( January 11, 2008 by ovuigner)
Views: 5,052 - Rating: 5/5

Main pier in Sittwe, Arakan (Rakhine) State, Myanmar

Akyab and Rangoon Burma 1961 - 1963 (Si...

04:18 min ( October 07, 2011 by veraput)
Views: 1,566 - Rating: 5/5

Movies from my childhood during our stay in Akyab and Rangoon, Burna between 1961 - 1963. Movies converted from 8mm film


Bat Colony - Sittwe

00:19 min ( January 11, 2008 by ovuigner)
Views: 2,464 - Rating: 1/5

Bat colony in front of the Shwe Thazin Hotel in Sittwe, Arakan (Rakhine) State, Myanmar

Sittwe view point

00:49 min ( January 12, 2008 by ovuigner)
Views: 2,530 - Rating: 0/5

View of Sittwe from view point


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Interesting facts about this location

Sittwe

Sittwe is the capital of Rakhine State, Myanmar (Burma). Sittwe, pronounced site-tway in the Rakhine language, is located on an estuarial island created at the confluence of the Kaladan, Mayu, and Lay Mro rivers emptying into the Bay of Bengal. The city has 181,000 inhabitants (2006). it is the administrative seat of Sittwe Township and Sittwe District.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 20.15, 92.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Kaladan River, Populated places in Rakhine State, Port cities and towns of the Indian Ocean, Sittwe, Township capitals of Burma

Pauktaw

Pauktaw is a town in the Rakhine State of westernmost part of Myanmar.

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Located at 20.15, 92.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Rakhine State, Township capitals of Burma

Sittwe Airport

Sittwe Airport is an airport in Sittwe, Rakhine State, Burma. It started as a military used arifield in World War II. It was handed over to Department of Civil Aviation by International Aero Limited Company on 24 July 1947. It was upgraded to 6,000 feet long and 140 feet wide gravel mixed asphalt runway in 1960. The airport building was extended to 220 feet by 60 feet from 120 feet by 60 feet and it was opened on 22 March 2002.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 20.15, 92.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Burma, Sittwe

HMIS Indus (U67)

HMIS Indus was a Grimsby-class sloop of the Royal Indian Navy launched in 1934 and sunk during the Second World War in 1942. She was a slightly enlarged version of other vessels in the Grimsby class. She was named after the Indus River. Indus served mainly as an escort vessel, and she was therefore lightly armed. Her pennant number was changed to U67 in 1940.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 20.15, 92.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:1934 ships, Grimsby-class sloops of the Royal Indian Navy, Maritime incidents in 1942, Ships sunk by aircraft, Sloops of the United Kingdom, World War II shipwrecks in the Indian Ocean

Point, Sittwe

Viewpoint, popularly known as Point is the principal attraction in Sittwe, the capital of Arakan State, Myanmar (also known as Burma). It is an Urban park which serves mainly as a viewing deck into the Indian Ocean and the nearby scenery.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 20.15, 92.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Rakhine State

Quote of the moment

When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money.

Susan Heller