Magwe region is the second largest of Myanmar's seven divisions, with an area of 44,820 square kilometres (17,306 sq mi). Magway Region is made up of the districts of Magwe,Minbu , Thayet, Pakokku and Gangaw comprising 25 townships and 1,696 ward village-tracts. The capital is the city of Magwe. The artery of Magwe Region is the Ayeyarwaddy River. Railways and motor roads also traverse the region in addition to airfields. Magwe Mya Thalun Pagoda and Minbu Shwesettaw are famous destinations of Magwe Region.