A village tract (Burmese: ကျေးရွာအုပ်စု; also spelt village-tract), also called overvillage, is a fourth-level administrative subdivision of Myanmar’s rural townships. As of August 2015, there are 13,602 village tracts in Myanmar, consisting of 70,838 villages. The equivalent for urban townships is a ward.
How many wards are there in Myanmar?
A ward (Burmese: ရပ်ကွက်; yatkwet, IPA: [jaʔ kwɛʔ]) is a fourth-level administrative subdivision of Myanmar’s urban cities and towns, below the third-level subdivision of township. Currently, as of August 2015, there are 3,183 wards in Myanmar. In rural areas, the equivalent fourth-level unit is the village tract.
What is NRC in Myanmar?
Under this law, citizens are required to obtain a National Registration Card (နိုင်ငံသားစိစစ်ရေးကတ်ပြား, NRC), while non-citizens are given a Foreign Registration Card (နိုင်ငံခြားသားစိစစ်ရေးကတ်ပြား, FRC). …
What religions are in Myanmar?
Religion in Myanmar
- Buddhism. As much as 90% of the Burmese population practice Buddhism, making it the main religion in Myanmar. …
- Christianity. Christianity is the second largest religion in Myanmar, making up around 8% of the population. …
- Islam. After Christianity, the third-largest religion in Myanmar is Islam.
What cities are found in Myanmar?
List of cities by urban population
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