Tanintharyi Region is covering the long narrow southern part of the country on the Kra Isthmus. It borders the Andaman Sea to the west and the Tenasserim Hills, beyond which lies Thailand, to the east. To the north is the Mon State. There are many islands off the coast, the large Mergui Archipelago in the southern and central coastal areas and the smaller Moscos Islands off the northern shores. The capital of the division is Dawei (Tavoy). Other important cities are Myeik (Mergui) and Kawthaung.
Mild hot, wet State.
Andaman Sea, Thailand, Mon State
43,344.9 sq km/ 16,735.6 sq mi
1.408 Million (2014)
Dawei, Bamar, Rakhine, Mon, Shan, Burmese-Thai, Kayin, Salone, Malay
Myanmar Language but with a strong dialect. Burmese, Dawei and Thai
Buddhism , Islam