Myeik History &
Myeik is situate on the southern Tanintharyi Region of Myanmar known as
Beik or Mergui. Myeik is a largest city in Tanintharyi region. It is very
important town in Myanmar. It is also the Costal capital city. The town is
close to the sea.The weather is neither too hot nor too cool. As of 2014, the
estimated population was over seven lakh. They are workers. Government
servants, Traders, business men and fishermen. Most of people are Myanmar and
Buddhists. The attraction of Myeik are Thein Daw Gyi pagoda. Paw Daw Mu
Pagoda. Sone Lay Sone Paya. Shwe Thar Lyaung Pagoda, Buu Pagoda. Myeik is
famous for it's products such as Pearl, rubber, Edible natural bird’s nest,
Dried fish, Dried prawn, Ngapi (Shrimp Paste)and Traditional foods such as
Kaq Kye’ Kaiq and Traditional snacks. There are many valuable
oil palm plantations, rubber plantations and ever green forest. On the Andaman
Sea, many valuable Pearl breeding and fishing beds can observe in the sea.
Fishing is traditional business along the coastal sea and islands. There are
about over 800 spotted islands.