Manaung is a town and district in Manaung Township in Kyaukpyu District in the Rakhine State of westernmost part of Myanmar. It is situated on Manaung Island in the Bay of Bengal.
Manaung Island is mostly flat with tropical rainforest vegetation. The main economic activities on the island are farming and cattle raising. There are mud cones that emit steam and sulfurous fumes on the island, which indicate some volcanic activity.
Things to See and Do
* Manaung township
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency - Kyat (MMK)
Language – Burmese
Population – 95,950 approx
Land Area – 523 km2 (Manaung Island)
Electricity – 2 vertical Square pins and one perpendicular below British style
Time - GMT plus six and a half hours
International Country Telephone Code +95
Transport Links – Manaung is only accessible by boat.