Monywa is a town in central Myanmar and situated on the eastern bank of the Chindwin River, Sagaing Region. It lies 136km north-west of Mandalay along the Mandalay-Budalin branch railway line.
In Monywa, temperatures rise as high as 110 Degrees Fahrenheit (43.3 Degrees Celsius) in summer and falls to 50 Degrees Fahrenheit (10 Degrees Celsius) in the cold season.
The Division produces teak and hardwood from its forests. Monywa and Katha are important timber depots. Thanakha, eaglewood, honey, catechu, rattan and bamboo are extracted from forests.