Mindat Township

Mindat Township is a township located in Mindat District in the Chin State of Myanmar. The township is located between latitude 21.19 and 21.47, longitude 93.23 and 94.29. The third highest peak in Myanmar, Nat Ma Taung (Mt. Victoria) at 3053 meters, is located here.
The "Kcho" or "Cho" people are the main ethnic group in the township. The Kcho people speak the Kcho language, distinct from surrounding Chin dialects. Other ethnic groups in the township are the Mun, the M'Kang and the Dai.
Christianity is the main religion. Animism and Theravada Buddhism are also present.

Communities

Mindat is the major and only town; it is located in the southeastern part of the township. The township has 46 village tracts and 497 villages.

Notes

  1. "Mindat_Township_Profile" Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU), January 2010, population figures from State General Administration Department, October 2008
  2. "Chin State". Myanmar Explore. Retrieved 2010-05-12.
  3. "Mindat Township - Chin State" map ID:MIMU 154v01 created: 17 May 2010, Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU)

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