in Sittwe District of Rakhine State, Myanmar
- 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: 04:13 PM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Yangon
- UTC/GMT offset: 6.5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:05 am and 6:34 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -14.288 and -76.178 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- El Panteon
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,3 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: 2020-04-08 07:22:58
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 04:13 PM (Wednesday). 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: 31°C / 89 °F
|Morning Temperature||23°C / 73 °F|
|Evening Temperature||28°C / 82 °F|
|Night Temperature||26°C / 78 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1010 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Overcast clouds|
Thursday, 9th of April 2020
31°C (88 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.
Friday, 10th of April 2020
31°C (88 °F)
25°C (78 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.
Saturday, 11th of April 2020
31°C (88 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.
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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.
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.
Pauktaw is a town in the Rakhine State of westernmost part of Myanmar.
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.
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.
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.
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.
These districts belong to Sittwe.Popular in vicinity
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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