It is located in the central part of Myanmar, with the major part of it falling in the dry zone. Magway Division shares borders with Sagaing Division in the north, Mandalay Division in the east, Bago Division in the south, and Rakhine and Chin States in the west. Magway Division has an area of 17,305 square miles.
The population of Magway Division is 4,464,000.
The majority of the people are Bamar but there are also Chin, Rakhine, Kayin, Shan and others.
A total of 98 percent of the people are Buddhists and the rest are Christians, Hindus, Muslims and animists.
A great majority of the people in Magway Division speak Bamar.
How to get there?
Magway, capital of Magway Division is 331miles from Yangon. Magway is easily accessible by road and the drive from Yangon takes about 10 hours via Pyay.