Bhamo ( ban: mau mrui., also spelt Bamaw) is a city of Kachin State in the northernmost part of Myanmar, located south from the capital city of the state of Kachin ( Myitkyina). It is on the Ayeyarwady River. It lies within of the border with Yunnan Province, China. The population consists of Chinese and Shan, with Kachin peoples in the hills around the town. It is the administrative center of Bhamo District and Bhamo Township.