in Loikaw District of Kayah State, Myanmar

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
19.678 and 97.210 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 19° 40' 40" and E 97° 12' 35"
Currency and Currency Code:
Kyat - MMK
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 06:44 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Yangon
UTC/GMT offset: 6.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:57 am and 5:34 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-14.320 and -76.160 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Santa Rosa
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Current travel safety evaluation for Myanmar in South-Eastern Asia

Safety Score: 3,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Myanmar.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Myanmar. Last Update: 2020-10-19 08:30:56

Touring Loikaw

Loikaw in Loikaw District (Kayah State) with it's 17,293 residents is a town located in Myanmar about 70 mi (or 113 km) east of Nay Pyi Taw, the country's capital place.

Time in Loikaw is now 06:44 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Yangon with an UTC offset of 6.5 hours. We know of 10 airports nearby Loikaw, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Myanmar is Loikaw Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mae Hong Son, Sop Pong, Nay Pyi Taw, Khun Yuam and Taunggyi. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 21°C / 70 °F

Morning Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 65 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 83%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 3 km/h (2 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 93% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 21st of October 2020

22°C (72 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Light rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 22nd of October 2020

22°C (72 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Friday, 23rd of October 2020

23°C (74 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.


Published: December 23, 2014
Length: 17:47 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Shweinnthar

ကယန္းျပည္သစ္ေတာ္လွန္ေရး ႏွစ္ ၅၀ ျပည့္.


Published: December 26, 2016
Length: 01:44 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: nop 95

รัฐกะยา หลอยก่อ พม่า ไหว้พระผาหินแตก.

Long neck woman - Le donne "Giraffa" - Myanmar

Published: July 03, 2018
Length: 35:43 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Raffaele Giordano/500 giorni in giro per il M

LE DONNE "GIRAFFA" Questi villaggi fino a pochissimi anni fa erano accessibili solo attraverso permessi che andavano richiesti più di un mese prima della ...

Unexplored Kayah State | Myanmar

Published: June 19, 2019
Length: 26:02 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Travel by Henry

Have you ever been to Loikaw state ? Loikaw is situated in the east of Myanmar and 14 hrs drive from Yangon. The original kayan tribes who wear ...

Kayan Grandma being happy

Published: July 26, 2019
Length: 19:08 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Charlie Khan Myanmar

I'm helping tourists for their trips in my regions. When the travellers contact me for their trip, I have always responding very patience and ask their needs.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Loikaw is the capital of Kayah State in Burma (Myanmar). It is located in the Karen Hills area, near the State's northern tip, just above an embayment on the Pilu River. The inhabitants are mostly Kayah. Myanmar's largest hydropower plant built is located about 20 km east of Loikaw at Lawpita Falls. Loikaw is in the only flat part of Karen-ni. In 1892 it numbered four huts. The headquarters of the American Baptist Mission to Hill Karens is located here.

Located at 19.6742, 97.2092 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Township capitals of Burma, Populated places in Kayah State

Loikaw Airport

Loikaw Airport is an airport in Loikaw, Burma.

Located at 19.6914, 97.2147 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Burma

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Lwègaw, Loikaw, LIW