Yangon

Myanmar

4,728,524

Population

Other cities in Myanmar

introduction to the city

Mayor Photo_YangonYangon City is the former capital city and economic hub of Myanmar. The City was the first in the country to introduce municipal law in 1922. Yangon was selected as the Model City of Myanmar as most of its practices, regulations and services of are duplicated by other cities such as Mandalay, Nay Pyi Taw and other cities under the Ministry of Development Affairs.  Under the ASEAN ESC Model Cities Programme, Yangon was involved in boosting capacity in wastewater management and undertaking improvements to its environmental education.

(Photo: Hla Myint, Mayor of Yangon)


city vision

By the year 2033, the City of Yangon has a vision to be among the best in terms of environmental indicators in accordance with ASEAN ESC criteria; achieving a green, clean, healthy livable Yangon in parallel with economic development.


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City resources

Myanmar, Yangon Year 1 Flyer

This flyer introduces the city of Yangon and shows its activities under Year 1 of the ASEAN ESC Model Cities Programme.

This flyer introduces the city of Yangon and shows its activities under Year 1 of the ASEAN ESC Model Cities Programme.