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Regions of Myanmar

Note: Since 20 Aug 2010, Myanmar is divided into 7 Dyinč (States), 7 Taing (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.

Note: Burmese names are often seen prefixed with U (i.e., U Nu, U Ne Win). This simply means Mr. and therefore this prefix is not included in this record.


Party abbreviations: NLD = National League for Democracy (social-democratic, won 27 May 1990 election, 6 May 2010 - 13 Dec 2011 banned, est.27 Sep 1988); USDP = Union Solidarity and Development Party (military-backed state party 2011-2016, est.2010); Mil = Military


States

Chin

Chin State (Myanmar)

Chief ministers
30 Mar 2011 - 30 Mar 2016  Hong Ngai                                               USDP
30 Mar 2016 -              Salai Lian Lwal                                         NLD


Kachin

Kachin State (Myanmar)

Chief ministers
30 Mar 2011 - 30 Mar 2016  Lajun Ngan Hsaing                                        USDP
30 Mar 2016 -              Khet Aung                                                NLD


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

Chief ministers
30 Mar 2011 - 30 Mar 2016  Khin Maung Oo                                           USDP
30 Mar 2016 -              L Phaung Sho                                            NLD


Kayin

Kayin State (Myanmar)

Chief ministers
30 Mar 2011 - 30 Mar 2016  Zaw Min                                                 USDP
30 Mar 2016 -              Nan Khin Htwe Myint (f)            (b. 1954)            NLD


Mon

Mon State (Myanmar)

Chief ministers
30 Mar 2011 - 30 Mar 2016  Ohn Myint                                               USDP
30 Mar 2016 -              Min Min Oo                                              NLD


Rakhine

Rakhine State (Myanmar)

Chief ministers
30 Mar 2011 - 19 Jun 2014  Hla Maung Tin                                           USDP
30 Jun 2014 - 26 Aug 2015  Maung Maung Ohn                                         Mil
26 Aug 2015 - 30 Mar 2016  Mya Aung                                                USDP
30 Mar 2016 -              Nyi Pu                                                  NLD


Shan

Shan State (Myanmar)

Chief ministers
30 Mar 2011 - 30 Mar 2016  Sao Aung Myat                      (b. 1963)            USDP
30 Mar 2016 -              Lin Htut                                                NLD



Regions

Ayeyarwady

Ayeyarwady Region
              (Myanmar)

Chief ministers
30 Mar 2011 - 30 Mar 2016  Thein Aung                                              USDP
30 Mar 2016 -              Mahn Johnny                        (b. 1942)            NLD



Bago

  Bago Region (Myanmar)

Chief ministers
30 Mar 2011 - 30 Mar 2016  Nyan Win                           (b. 1953)            USDP
30 Mar 2016 -              Win Thein                                               NLD


Magway

  Magway Region
              (Myanmar)

Chief ministers
30 Mar 2011 - 30 Mar 2016  Phone Maw Shwe                                          USDP
30 Mar 2016 -              Aung Moe Nyo                                            NLD


Mandalay

  Mandalay Region
              (Myanmar)

Chief ministers
30 Mar 2011 - 30 Mar 2016  Ye Myint                                                USDP
30 Mar 2016 -              Zaw Myint Maung                    (b. 1951)            NLD



Sagaing

[Sagaing Region (Myanmar)]

Chief ministers
30 Mar 2011 - 30 Mar 2016  Tha Aye                                                 USDP
30 Mar 2016 -              Myint Naing                        (b. 1951)            NLD



Tanintharyi

Tanintharyi Region (Myanmar)

Chief ministers
30 Mar 2011 -  6 Jan 2012  Khin Zaw                                                USDP
 6 Jan 2012 - 30 Mar 2016  Myat Ko                                                 USDP
30 Mar 2016 -              Lei Lei Maw (f)                                         NLD


Yangon

Yangon Division (Myanmar)

Chief ministers
30 Mar 2011 - 30 Mar 2016  Myint Swe                          (b. 1951)            USDP
30 Mar 2016 -              Phyo Min Thein                     (b. 1969)            NLD


Union Territory

Naypyidaw

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

Chairmen of the Naypyidaw Council

30 Mar 2011 - 30 Mar 2016  Thein Nyunt                        (s.a.)               USDP
30 Mar 2016 -              Myo Aung                           (b. 1951?)           NLD






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