Taninthayi region is located 13° 0′ N, 98° 45′ E in the Southern part of this country. Population of Thaninthayi region is 1408401 and the area of this region is about 16735.6 square miles (43344.9 km2). 10 townships and 317 villages were included in this Region. Mon, Salon (moken @ sea gipsy), Bamar, Kayin, Pao, Dawei (Tavoy), Pashu people stay in this region.
Dawei (Tavoy) is the capital of the Division. The products are Rice, Betel Nut, Coconut, Rubber Plant, Nipa palm, Rambuton, Durian, Mangosteen, Oil Palm, Metal mining, Sea pearls and Bird nests could be found here. Interesting places in Thanintharyi Region are as follow:
Dawei Shwetharlyaung, Shin Motehti Pagoda, Shinzarlun Pagoda, Phayagyi Theinwa Kyaung, Maungmagan Beach & Hot Spring, Pawtawmu Pagoda (Myeik), Theindawgyi Pagoda (Myeik), Myeik Archipelagoes, PyitawAye Pagoda (Kawthaung), Maliwon Waterfall & Hot Spring (Kawthaung), Bayint Naung Point & Garden (Kawthaung), Paker Beach, Thahtay Island, Mascos Island and Lampi National Marin Park, Lenya National Park, Tanintharyi National Park, Salon Island ( Moken @ sea gipsy) and their festival and the world famous virgin coral reefs could be found here.