Population of Cities in Myanmar (2018)

2
Over 1 Million
19
100,000 to 1 Million
44
10,000 to 100,000
  • Yangon
  • Mandalay
  • Nay Pyi Taw
  • Mawlamyine
  • Bago
  • Pathein
  • Monywa
  • Sittwe
  • Meiktila
  • Myeik
  • Taunggyi
  • Myingyan
  • Dawei
  • Pyay
  • Hinthada
  • Lashio
  • Pakokku
  • Thaton
  • Pyin Oo Lwin
  • Yenangyaung
  • Taungoo
  • Thayetmyo
  • Pyinmana
  • Magway
  • Myitkyina
  • Chauk
  • Mogok
  • Nyaunglebin
  • Mudon
  • Shwebo
  • Sagaing
  • Taungdwingyi
  • Syriam
  • Bogale
  • Pyapon
  • Yamethin
  • Kanbe
  • Myaydo
  • Minbu
  • Tharyarwady
  • Thongwa
  • Kyaiklat
  • Tachilek
  • Maubin
  • Kyaukse
  • Hpa-an
  • Kyaikto
  • Martaban
  • Kyaikkami
  • Bhamo

Myanmar has 2 cities with more than a million people, 19 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 44 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Myanmar is Yangon, with a population of 4,477,638 people.

Yangon

Yangon (formerly known as Rangoon) is the largest city in Myanmar (formerly Burma).

4,477,638

Mandalay

Mandalay is the economic center of Upper Burma and considered the center of Burmese culture.

1,208,099

Nay Pyi Taw

Nay Pyi Taw was founded on a greenfield site near Pyinmana.

925,000

Mawlamyine

Mawlamyine is the main trading center and seaport in south eastern Myanmar.

438,861

Bago

Bago was rebuilt by King Bodawpaya.

244,376

Pathein

Pathein has a scenic waterfront and many Buddhist temples, including the main sight of Shwemokhtaw Pagoda.

237,089

Monywa

Monywa is listed as one of the Unique Cities of the World.

182,011

Sittwe

Sittwe is the capital of Rakhine State in Myanmar.

177,743

Name 2018 Population Location
Yangon4,477,638Map
Mandalay1,208,099Map
Nay Pyi Taw925,000Map
Mawlamyine438,861Map
Bago244,376Map
Pathein237,089Map
Monywa182,011Map
Sittwe177,743Map
Meiktila177,442Map
Myeik173,298Map
Taunggyi160,115Map
Myingyan141,713Map
Dawei136,783Map
Pyay135,308Map
Hinthada134,947Map
Lashio131,016Map
Pakokku126,938Map
Thaton123,727Map
Pyin Oo Lwin117,303Map
Yenangyaung110,553Map
Taungoo106,945Map
Thayetmyo98,185Map
Pyinmana97,409Map
Magway96,954Map
Myitkyina90,894Map
Chauk90,870Map
Mogok90,843Map
Nyaunglebin89,626Map
Mudon89,123Map
Shwebo88,914Map
Sagaing78,739Map
Taungdwingyi70,094Map
Syriam69,448Map
Bogale68,938Map
Pyapon65,601Map
Yamethin59,867Map
Kanbe58,146Map
Myaydo57,897Map
Minbu57,342Map
Tharyarwady54,386Map
Thongwa52,496Map
Kyaiklat52,425Map
Tachilek51,553Map
Maubin51,542Map
Kyaukse50,480Map
Hpa-an50,000Map
Kyaikto48,658Map
Martaban48,629Map
Kyaikkami48,100Map
Bhamo47,920Map
Twante46,516Map
Myawadi45,000Map
Mawlaik44,540Map
Wakema42,705Map
Myanaung42,252Map
Pyu40,386Map
Kayan40,322Map
Nyaungdon40,092Map
Mawlamyinegyunn39,115Map
Thanatpin39,000Map
Letpandan38,936Map
Thanatpin38,059Map
Paungde36,971Map
Hakha20,000Map
Loikaw17,293Map
Falam5,404Map