Plan Your Trip - Tanintharyi Facts
Tanintharyi is Myanmar’s most southern region, running down the eastern border of Thailand; bordered by Mon state to the north, and the Andaman Sea to the west. The region has a tropical climate and strong, seasonal monsoons. Tanintharyi region covers 43,343 km2, which are administratively divided into 10 townships. Tanintharyi’s population is estimated to be 1.41 million (UNFPA, 2014). Tanintharyi’s coastline consists of long, sandy beaches facing a stunning archipelago of more than 800 largely uninhabited islands. Tanintharyi’s industries include agriculture (including large areas of rubber, betel nut, cashew nut and palm oil), forestry, mining (including coal, tungsten, tin and iron), fisheries, pearl harvesting and tourism.