Population of Cities in Myanmar (2021)

Myanmar’s population is about 54.4 million people, making it the 26th-most populous country in the world. Myanmar’s largest city is Yangon, also known as Rangoon. Yangon was Myanmar’s capital until 2006 and has about 5.15 million residents, almost 10% of Myanmar’s total population. Mandalay, with 1.3 million people, is the country’s second-most populous city and the only other city with a population above 1 million. Thirty-one other cities have populations above 20,000. Some of Myanmar’s fastest-growing cities are Hakha, Myitkyina, and Taunggyi, all of which have grown over 130% since 1993.

Myanmar also has very large towns, four of which have populations over 100,000. Lashio is the country’s largest town, with about 144,000 people. About 236 Myanmar towns have populations of over 5,000 people.

Myanmar has 2 cities with more than a million people, 20 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 , with a population of people.

Name 2021 Population
Yangon4,477,638
Mandalay1,208,099
Nay Pyi Taw925,000
Mawlamyine438,861
Kyain Seikgyi Township246,065
Bago244,376
Pathein237,089
Monywa182,011
Sittwe177,743
Meiktila177,442
Myeik173,298
Taunggyi160,115
Myingyan141,713
Dawei136,783
Pyay135,308
Hinthada134,947
Lashio131,016
Pakokku126,938
Thaton123,727
Pyin Oo Lwin117,303
Yenangyaung110,553
Taungoo106,945
Thayetmyo98,185
Pyinmana97,409
Magway96,954
Myitkyina90,894
Chauk90,870
Mogok90,843
Nyaunglebin89,626
Mudon89,123
Shwebo88,914
Sagaing78,739
Taungdwingyi70,094
Syriam69,448
Bogale68,938
Pyapon65,601
Yamethin59,867
Kanbe58,146
Kawthoung57,949
Myaydo57,897
Minbu57,342
Tharyarwady54,386
Thongwa52,496
Kyaiklat52,425
Tachilek51,553
Maubin51,542
Kyaukse50,480
Hpa-An50,000
Kyaikto48,658
Martaban48,629
Kyaikkami48,100
Bhamo47,920
Twante46,516
Myawadi45,000
Mawlaik44,540
Wakema42,705
Myanaung42,252
Pyu40,386
Kayan40,322
Nyaungdon40,092
Mawlamyinegyunn39,115
Letpandan38,936
Thanatpin38,059
Paungde36,971
Hakha20,000
Loikaw17,293
Falam5,404

Population of All Cities in Myanmar

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