Mein-ma-hla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary
Mein-ma-hla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary is a wetland reserve in Lower Myanmar
Burma , officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar , is a country in Southeast Asia. Burma is bordered by China on the northeast, Laos on the east, Thailand on the southeast, Bangladesh on the west, India on the northwest, the Bay of Bengal to the southwest, and the Andaman Sea on the south....

 (Burma). It is located in Bogale Township
Bogale Township
Bogale Township is a township of Pyapon District in the Ayeyarwady Region of Burma .In May 2008, the town of Bogale suffered heavily from Cyclone Nargis; 36,325 people were listed as dead or missing.-Communities:...

 in Ayeyarwady Division
Ayeyarwady Division
Ayeyarwady Region is a region of Myanmar, occupying the delta region of the Ayeyarwady River . It is bordered by Bago Region to the north, Bago Region and Yangon Region to the east, and the Bay of Bengal to the south and west...

Mein-ma-hla means beautiful woman in Burmese, as the island is linked to a local Burmese myth.
The wetland reserve is located on Mein-ma-hla island(kyun) and is classified as a mangrove ecosystem reserve. The reserve is occupies an area of 52.79 square miles (136.7 km²) and was established in 1986.
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