Hpa-an, about 400 kilometers ( 250 miles ) southeast of Yangon. It is the administrative capital city of Kayin State. It is a small town with busy market. It used to be in the restricted list for traveler. New bridge across the Thanlwin river makes the city accessible via road from Yangon. Hpa-an town is about 200 miles East of Yangon. It is the heart town of Kayin State. There is one main highway connecting Hpa-an and Yangon, the capital of Myanmar. The major ethnic tribes living here is Kayin and Mon, and most of them are Buddhists. Christians are just a minority. Burmese Hpa-an town, Southern Myanmar is situated on the left bank of the Salween River, 27 miles ( 43km ) north of Mawlamyine. It has an airfield and is linked by road west to Thaton and across the Dwana Range to Thailand. The small understood them of Kayin State. Only it recently has accessible to the tourists – by boat from Mawlamyine or by car from Kyaikthiyo-and many travelers still the disowned one but they know well between the Birtish pilgrims who must be eaten the food vegetarian while this zone.