Mawlamyine is the capital city. Dawn Min Yet is a place full of vibrancy and activities. All types of consumables are readily available in Mawlamyine. The labour force is active in the ports, airports and highway bus terminals. So finding employment is easy.
Easily accessible by rail, road and air. Travelling distance from Yangon to Mawlamyine takes 5 hours by car and a convenient mode of transportation. Heavy rains experienced during the Monsoon season. Good place for rest and recreation. Famous for variety of fruits and sweet seasame and peanuts.
Kyaikhtiyo pagoda or the Golden Rock is located in the state and many visitors both foreign and local alike from all over the country visit this place during festival time which usually falls in December.