Often referred to as “The Jade Land,” the North Myanmar Region is famous for its natural treasures like jade, copper, gold, coal, sapphires and rubies. These mines are some of the most profitable industries in the area. Many people also make their living through rice farming, fishing or raising livestock.
Several cities in the region, including Sagaing and Mandalay, are centers of culture and religion. It is common to see elaborate Buddhist monasteries and places of worship scattered throughout the North Myanmar Region.
Pagodas jut out from the fertile landscape throughout the North Myanmar Region.
Mandalay is Myanmar’s second-largest city.
People in rural areas of the North Myanmar Region gather the sap from palm trees and make it into a drink.