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First Impressions of Myanmar

First Impressions of Myanmar

A country where time seems to have stood still. Unique cultural treasures, a lovable people and incomparable landscapes characterize the deep experiences that are able to fascinate every visitor. Myanmar is located between Bangladesh and Thailand and on the Bay of Bengal. In the north, the country borders on Laos and China. Myanmar is rich in mineral resources and offers every visitor impressive landscapes and sights. Popular places to visit include the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, the country’s capital, the…

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Myanmar History Timeline

Myanmar History Timeline

Burma; officially the country is called in English: “Republic of the Union of Myanmar” (translated means: Myanmar Union Republic ); formerly officially: “the Union of Myanmar” and before that: “the Union of Burma”. According to Ehistorylib, the country is a federal state or union in Southeast Asia with borders to Bangladesh and India in the west, China in the northeast, Laos in the east and Thailand in the southeast. The country has over 2,000 km of coastline towards the Andaman…

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Myanmar Guide

Myanmar Guide

Burma (Myanmar) – country information Country name Barma (Myanmar) Official name Burma (Myanmar) Union Capital Naypyidaw continent Asia Area 676 578 km Population 53 259 000 (2013) Foundation of a state 4. 1. 1948 The highest mountains Hkakabo Razi 5881 m Longest rivers Salwin 2820 m (in the country 1200 km), Irrawaddy 2150 km State system military regime The biggest cities Rangoon (capital) 3,600,000, Mandalay 825,000, Moulmein 325,000 Official language Burmese Ethnicity/National Composition Burmese 71%, Shan 8.5%, Karen 6%, Rakhine…

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