Ministry of Education

Geography Department

About history

       Geography Department was born with the establishment of Pakokku Regional Collage in 1977-78 Academic Year. Thus, it is one of the oldest department in Pakokku University.


To lead the development of academic, educational, and research directions of human RESOURCES BASED ON geographic INFORMATION to answer fundamental questions of REGIONAL importance.


To upgrade the current national educational standard into international level and to reform  educational, moral, political, social and economic, personal perspective, attitude, knowledge and skill for all  citizens in the Central Myanmar. 


-To upgrade students capacity to international level.

-To enable students to become geographically informed through knowledge and mastery of factual knowledge, maps and tools and ways of thinking.

To train students to become outstanding leaders for the future development of the country.


Geography Department has carried out the following researches.

Departmental Research

1. A Geographical Analysis on concentration of pulses crops in Pakokku Township (2014-15).

     Author- Dr. Thin Thin Oo (Professor and Head) and all teaching staffs, Geography Department.

  • A Geographical Assessment on Population in Yesagyo Township.

Author- Dr. Aye Aye Tun, Professor (Retired), U Tin Maung Lwin (Lecturer), Daw Htay Nwe (Lecturer) and Daw Toe Toe Aung (Lecturer) Geography Department.

Pakokku University Research Journal

1. A Geographical Analysis of Land Use and Land Cover in Yesagyo Town.

     Author- U Tin Maung Lwin (Lecturer)

2. Geographical Analysis on the Streams in Taungzin River Basin (Mt. Popa Area)

     Author- Dr. Thet Tin Tun (Associate Professor)

3. A Geographical Analysis on Spatial Distribution Pattern of Health Care Centres in Pakokku.

     Author- U Myo Thant Oo (Lecturer)

4. Geogaphical Analysis of Tourism in Nyaung Oo Township.

     Author- U Ye Lin Naung (Assistant Lecturer)

Support for Researchers

1. A Geographical Study on Secondary Economic activities in Loikaw.

     Author- Dr. Kay Thi Myint (Associate Professor)

2.  A Geographical Study of Tourism in Nyaung Oo Township.

     Author- Dr. Ye Lin Naung (Assistance Lecturer)

  • A Geographical Analysis on the Spatial Distribution of Pigeon Pea Cultivation in Pakokku Township.

Author- Daw Htay Mon Hlaing (Assistance Lecturer)


The departmental library was established in 1981. At the period of establishment, there were totally 15 books for references. One year after one, when the books were fulfilled with the needs of teaching, the totally now books are 398.

  1. Reference books                               142
  2. Journals                                            194
  3. Term papers                                     142
  4. Thesis and Dissertation                   62

Sport events

     Geography Department is always participating in all sport competition with the aim of physical fitness and mental collaboration to each other.

Art events

Science events