What is Myanmar?

  • (noun): A mountainous republic in southeastern Asia on the Bay of Bengal.
    Example: "Much opium is grown in Myanmar"
    Synonyms: Union of Burma, Burma


Burma (i/ˈbɜrmə/ BUR-mə), also known as Myanmar (i/ˈmjɑːnˌmɑr/ MYAHN-mar, /ˈmaɪænmɑr/ or /ˈmjænmɑr/), is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia. It is bordered by China, Thailand, India, Laos and Bangladesh . One-third of Burma's total perimeter of 1,930 kilometres (1,200 mi) forms an uninterrupted coastline along the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea. At 676,578 km2 (261,227 sq mi), it is the 40th largest country, the second largest in Southeast Asia and the 24th most populous with over 60.28 million people. Burma is a resource-rich country; in 2011, its GDP stood at US$82.68 billion, and it was estimated to grow at an annual rate of 5.5%.

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List Of Museums In Yangon
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List Of Social And Non-governmental Organizations In Burma
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