Hinthada

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Hinthada

ဟင်္သာတမြို့

Henzada
City
Watercolor of Henzada in 1855
Watercolor of Henzada in 1855
Hinthada is located in Myanmar
Hinthada
Hinthada
Location in Burma
Coordinates: 17°38′46″N 95°27′37″E / 17.64611°N 95.46028°E / 17.64611; 95.46028Coordinates: 17°38′46″N 95°27′37″E / 17.64611°N 95.46028°E / 17.64611; 95.46028
Country Myanmar
Region Ayeyarwady Region
DistrictHinthada
TownshipHinthada
Elevation
17 m (56 ft)
Population
 • Estimate 
(2010)
170,312
 • Religions
Buddhism
Time zoneUTC+6.30 (MST)

Hinthada (Burmese: ဟင်္သာတမြို့; formerly Henzada) is a city located on the Irrawaddy River in Ayeyarwady Region, Burma (Myanmar). In the 1983 census the city itself had a population of 82,005.[1] By 2010 it had grown to 170,312.[1] The trade of locally grown rice and grain goes through the port of Hinthada.

History[edit]

Historically, Hinthada was occupied by the Mon people (Talaings),[2] and was part of the Pagan Empire.[2]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Hinthada (1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 31.2
(88.2)
34.2
(93.6)
37.1
(98.8)
38.7
(101.7)
35.6
(96.1)
31.3
(88.3)
30.6
(87.1)
30.4
(86.7)
31.5
(88.7)
32.5
(90.5)
31.6
(88.9)
30.3
(86.5)
32.9
(91.2)
Average low °C (°F) 14.4
(57.9)
15.2
(59.4)
18.8
(65.8)
22.5
(72.5)
24.2
(75.6)
23.9
(75.0)
23.8
(74.8)
23.9
(75.0)
23.8
(74.8)
23.4
(74.1)
20.9
(69.6)
16.9
(62.4)
21.0
(69.8)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 7.1
(0.28)
30.4
(1.20)
23.4
(0.92)
25.8
(1.02)
207.5
(8.17)
522.5
(20.57)
519.8
(20.46)
481.8
(18.97)
316.6
(12.46)
155.4
(6.12)
62.9
(2.48)
7.2
(0.28)
2,360.4
(92.93)
Source: Norwegian Meteorological Institute[3]

Education[edit]

The city is home to University of Computer Studies, Hinthada and Hinthada University and Technological University, Hinthada.[4]

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Myanmar: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population"". Archived from the original on 2013-02-09. World Gazetteer
  2. ^ a b Morrison, W. S. (1915) Henzada District Office of the Superintendent, Government Printing, Rangoon, Burma, page 16, OCLC 69339625
  3. ^ "Myanmar Climate Report" (PDF). Norwegian Meteorological Institute. pp. 23–36. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 October 2018. Retrieved 9 November 2018.
  4. ^ "Technological University, Hinthada" Archived 2010-06-29 at the Wayback Machine homepage

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