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Regions of Myanmar

Note: Since 20 Aug 2010, Myanmar is divided into 7 States, 7 Regions and the Naypyidaw Union Territory. The Regions and States are headed by a Chief minister who is appointed by the President from among the regional and state legislature representatives. Naypyidaw Union Territory is under the direct administration of the President and the Chairman of the Naypyidaw Council, appointed by the President, carries out the administration.

Party abbreviations: USDP = Union Solidarity and Development Party (pro-government party, est.2010); Mil = Military


States

Chin

Chin State (Myanmar)

Chief minister
30 Mar 2011 -              Hong Ngai                                               USDP


Kachin

Kachin State (Myanmar)

Chief minister
30 Mar 2011 -              Lajun Ngan Hsaing                                        USDP


Kayah
 
Kayah State (Myanmar) flag to 2010                          to 2010 Kayah
                      State (Myanmar)                      Adopted 2010

Chief minister
30 Mar 2011 -              Khin Maung Oo                                           USDP


Kayin

Kayin State (Myanmar)

Chief minister
30 Mar 2011 -              Zaw Min                                                 USDP


Mon

Mon State (Myanmar)

Chief minister
30 Mar 2011 -              Ohn Myint                                               USDP


Rakhine

Rakhine State (Myanmar)

Chief minister
30 Mar 2011 -              Hla Maung Tin                                           USDP


Shan

Shan State (Myanmar)

Chief minister
30 Mar 2011 -              Sao Aung Myat                                           USDP


Regions

Ayeyarwady

Ayeyarwady Region
              (Myanmar)

Chief minister
30 Mar 2011 -              Thein Aung                                              USDP


Bago

  Bago Region (Myanmar)

Chief minister
30 Mar 2011 -              Nyan Win                           (b. 1953)            USDP


Magway

  Magway Region
              (Myanmar)

Chief minister
30 Mar 2011 -              Phone Maw Shwe                                          USDP


Mandalay

  Mandalay Region
              (Myanmar)

Chief minister
30 Mar 2011 -              Ye Myint                                                USDP


Sagaing

[Sagaing Region (Myanmar)]

Chief minister
30 Mar 2011 -              Tha Aye                                                 USDP


Tanintharyi

Tanintharyi Region (Myanmar)

Chief ministers
30 Mar 2011 -  6 Jan 2012  Khin Zaw                                                USDP
 6 Jan 2012 -              Myat Ko                                                 USDP


Yangon

Yangon Division (Myanmar)

Chief minister
30 Mar 2011 -              Myint Swe                          (b. 1951)            USDP


Union Territory

Naypyidaw

Mayor
 1 Mar 2006 - 30 Mar 2011  Thein Nyunt                        (b. 1948)         Mil;2010 USDP

Chairman of the Council

30 Mar 2011 -              Thein Nyunt                        (s.a.)               USDP






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