Myeik formerly Mergui is a city in Tanintharyi Region in Myanmar, located in the extreme south of the Myanmar on the coast of an island on the Andaman Sea. It has a seaport and is a small town but it is a very important town in Myanmar. The town is close to the sea, so the weather is neither too hot nor too cold. The area of Myeik is 7783 square miles. There are many important offices, hospitals, hotels, banks, schools, universities and shopping centres. Many high-rise buildings have been built. Myeik is famous for its products such as pearl, rubber, edible bird's nest, dried fish, dried prawn and Ngapi (shrimp paste). The inhabitants of the city are descended from many ethnic groups, including Bamars, Overseas Chinese, Karen, Indians, Mon and Moken. They speak Burmese with a very distinctive accent.