in Sittwe District of Rakhine State, Myanmar

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
20.146 and 92.898 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 20° 8' 46" and E 92° 53' 54"
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: 01:22 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Asia/Yangon
UTC/GMT offset: 6.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:07 am and 6:15 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-14.288 and -76.178 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
El Panteon
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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: 2020-09-20 07:18:49

Delve into Sittwe

Sittwe in Sittwe District (Rakhine State) with it's 177,743 habitants is located in Myanmar about 212 mi (or 341 km) west of Nay Pyi Taw, the country's capital town.

Current time in Sittwe is now 01:22 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Yangon with an UTC offset of 6.5 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Sittwe. The closest airport in Myanmar is Sittwe Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Magway, Chittagong, Hakha, Nay Pyi Taw and Sagaing. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 83 °F

Morning Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Chance of rainfall 57%
Air Humidity 84%
Air Pressure 1005 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 13 km/h (8 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky
General Conditions Very heavy rain

Tuesday, 22nd of September 2020

29°C (84 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Very heavy rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 23rd of September 2020

29°C (84 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 24th of September 2020

29°C (85 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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When Medical Care Disappears - The Rohingya Story

Published: June 28, 2014
Length: 55:38 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: Nicole Sganga

Nicole Sganga reports for the New York Times on the government persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Western Myanmar. Nicole Sganga, a journalism student from the University of Notre Dame, ...

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Published: December 11, 2010
Length: 24:49 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

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I'm Rasheed

Published: May 07, 2014
Length: 47:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: BarakaCity France

Rasheed. Un Rohingya immobilisé depuis les violences de 2012. ‪#‎pekinexpress‬ n'en parlera pas, parlons-en et défendons l'honneur, la vie de nos frères Rohingyas. http://barakacity.or...

Sittwe to Yangon Flight by Air KBZ

Published: September 24, 2014
Length: 42:52 min
Rating: 0 of 5

Go to Rakhine City Sitttwe

Published: March 01, 2019
Length: 22:07 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ye Khant

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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.


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.

Located at 20.1444, 92.8969 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Township capitals of Burma, Kaladan River, Populated places in Rakhine State, Sittwe, Port cities and towns of the Indian Ocean

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.

Located at 20.1328, 92.8725 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sittwe, Airports in Burma


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

Located at 20.15, 92.9 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Township capitals of Burma, Populated places in Rakhine State

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.

Located at 20.1167, 92.9 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Grimsby-class sloops of the Royal Indian Navy, Sloops of the United Kingdom, Ships sunk by aircraft, 1934 ships, World War II shipwrecks in the Indian Ocean, Maritime incidents in 1942

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.

Located at 20.1131, 92.898 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rakhine State

Shwe Zedi Kyaung

The Shwe Zedi Kyaung monastery is a famous Theravada Buddhist monastery in Sittwe, Rakhine State, Myanmar. Founded in 1903, the monastery is one of the main Buddhist monasteries in the city.

Located at 20.1464, 92.8945 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buddhist temples in Burma, Buddhism in Burma, Visitor attractions in Burma, Rakhine State, Buddhist temples in Rakhine State

Technological University, Sittwe

Technological University (Sittwe) is located in RaChanByin Village, Sittwe Township, Sittwe District, Rakhine State, Myanmar. It formerly operated as a Government Technical College (GTC). It moved to RaChanByin Village and expanded to University level on 20 January 2007.

Located at 20.1444, 92.8969 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Technological universities in Burma

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Sittwe.

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Akyab, Sittwe, सितवे, AKY, シットウェ, 시트웨, Sitvė, စစ်တွေမြို့, Акьяб, Ситуэ, Akjab, Сітуе, ویتوی, 实兑