Situated on western coast of Myanmar. The Rakhine Yoma (Rakhine Mountain Ranges) are located along the coast of Rakhine State and between the Irrawaddy River Valley in central Myanmar. Rakhine is composed of 17 townships and Sittwe is the capital city. Ngapali Beach in Thandwe township is one of the most beautiful beaches of Asia's. Rakhine has a lot of famous pagoda such as Shitthaung Paya, Koe Taung Pagoda, Kyauktaw Mahamuni Buddha image and etc. Rakhine has many coastal culinary traditions.As one of the coastal culinary region,it has local cuisine with a full range of fish and seafood.