Myanmar

Myanmar, or Burma is a country in . Once a part of the British Raj, Myanmar was a closed dictatorship during the late-20th century. With democratic reforms during the 2010s, the country's future is uncertain.

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, formerly Rangoon, was the capital of Myanmar until it was replaced by in 2005. Photo: calflier001, CC BY-SA 2.0.

, also spelled Nay Pyi Taw, officially replaced as the capital of Myanmar in 2005. Photo: thaigov, CC BY 2.0.

is the second largest city, and a former capital of Myanmar. Photo: P.khiao, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is an ancient city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the of Myanmar. Photo: Zaidush, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Central Mynamar is a region of Myanmar. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

, this area includes all the three Ayeyarwady, Bago, Yangon Myanmar regions.

is a region of Myanmar. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.

is a region in Myanmar comprising Shan and Kayah states. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Upper Burma refers to a geographic region of Burma, traditionally encompassing and its periphery, or more broadly speaking, and . Photo: mohigan, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a region of Myanmar. Photo: Uthantofburma, CC0.

Myanmar

Latitude of center
21.58° or 21° 34' 48" north
Longitude of center
96.64° or 96° 38' 24" east
Population
55,200,000
Elevation
541 feet (165 metres)
Capital
Nay Pyi Taw
Area
261,970 miles² (678,500 km²)
Currency
Kyat (MMK)
Phone code
95
Internet domain
.mm
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424316478
Geo­Names ID
1327865
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Birmanya
  • Achinese: Myanmar
  • Adyghe: Бирмэ
  • Afar: Myanma
  • Afrikaans: Mianmar
  • Akan: Miyanma
  • Albanian: Birmania
  • Amharic: ማያንማር
  • Amharic: ምየንማ
  • Arabic: Birmania
  • Arabic: اتحاد بورما
  • Arabic: بورما
  • Arabic: جمهورية اتحاد ميانمار
  • Arabic: ميانمار -بورما
  • Arabic: ميانمار
  • Aragonese: Myanmar
  • Armenian: Մյանմա
  • Arpitan: Birmania
  • Arpitan: Birmanie
  • Assamese: বাৰ্মা
  • Assamese: ব্ৰহ্ম দেশ
  • Assamese: ব্ৰহ্মদেশ
  • Assamese: বৰ্মা
  • Assamese: ম্যানমাৰ
  • Asturian: Birmania
  • Asturian: Myanmar
  • Atayal: Burma
  • Awadhi: म्यानमार
  • Azerbaijani: Myanma
  • Azerbaijani: Myanmar
  • Balinese: Myanmar
  • Bambara: Myanimari
  • Bashkir: Мьянма
  • Basque: Birmania
  • Basque: Myanmar
  • Bavarian: Myanmar
  • Belarusian: Бірма
  • Belarusian: М'янма
  • Belarusian: М’янма
  • Bengali: বার্মা
  • Bengali: মায়নমার
  • Bengali: মায়ানমার
  • Bengali: মিয়ানমার
  • Bhojpuri: म्याँमार
  • Bishnupriya: মায়ানমার
  • Bislama: Burma
  • Bosnian: Mijanmar
  • Bosnian: Mjanmar
  • Brahui: Barmá
  • Brahui: Mayánmár
  • Breton: Birmania
  • Breton: Myanmar
  • Breton: Myanmar [Birmania]
  • Buginese: Myanmar
  • Bulgarian: Мианмар
  • Bulgarian: Мианмар [Бирма]
  • Burmese: Pyidaungzu Myanma Naingngandaw
  • Burmese: Pyidaungzu Thammada Myanma Naingngandaw
  • Burmese: ပြည်ထောင်စု သမ္မတ မြန်မာနိုင်ငံတော်
  • Burmese: ပြ‌ည်ထောင်စုသမ္မတမြန်မာနိုင်ငံ
  • Burmese: ဗမာ
  • Burmese: ဗမာနိုင်ငံ
  • Burmese: မြန်မာ
  • Burmese: မြန်မာနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Birmània
  • Catalan: Myanmar
  • Catalan: Myanmar [Birmània]
  • Cebuano: Birmanya
  • Cebuano: Miyanmar
  • Central Bikol: Myanmar
  • Central Kurdish: میانمار
  • Chavacano: Birmania
  • Chechen: Мьянма
  • Chinese: Bián-tiān
  • Chinese: Miǎndiàn
  • Chinese: 緬甸
  • Chinese: 緬甸聯邦共和國
  • Chinese: 缅甸
  • Chinese: 缅甸联邦共和国
  • Chuvash: Мьянма
  • Cornish: Byrmani
  • Crimean Tatar: Myanmar
  • Croatian: Mijanma
  • Croatian: Mijanmar
  • Croatian: Mjanmar
  • Czech: Barma
  • Czech: Myanma
  • Czech: Myanmar (Burma)
  • Czech: Myanmar
  • Czech: Republika Myanmarský svaz
  • Danish: Burma
  • Danish: Myanmar
  • Dhivehi: ބަރުމާ
  • Dimli (individual language): Myanmar
  • Dotyali: म्यानमार
  • Dutch: Birma
  • Dutch: MM
  • Dutch: MMR
  • Dutch: Myanmar
  • Dzongkha: མེ་མར
  • Dzongkha: མེ་མར་
  • Eastern Mari: Мьянма
  • Egyptian Arabic: ميانمار
  • English: BUR
  • English: Birma (Myanmar)
  • English: Burma
  • English: MM
  • English: MYA
  • English: Republic of the Union of Myanmar
  • English: Union of Burma
  • English: 🇲🇲
  • Esperanto: Birmo
  • Esperanto: MM
  • Esperanto: Mjanmao
  • Esperanto: Respubliko Unio Birmo
  • Esperanto: Unio Birmo
  • Estonian: Birma
  • Estonian: Myanmar
  • Estonian: Myanmari Liidu Vabariik
  • Ewe: Myanmar
  • Ewe: Myanmar [Burma] nutome
  • Extremaduran: Myanmar
  • Faroese: Burma
  • Fiji Hindi: Myanmar
  • Finnish: Burma
  • Finnish: Myanmar
  • Finnish: Myanmarin liiton tasavalta
  • French: Birmanie
  • French: La République de l’Union de Birmanie
  • French: MM
  • French: Myanmar
  • French: Myanmar (Union de)
  • French: République de l'Union du Myanmar
  • Fulah: Miyamaar
  • Fulah: Miyammar
  • Gagauz: Myanmar
  • Galician: Myanmar - ဴမန္မာ
  • Galician: Myanmar
  • Gan Chinese: 緬甸
  • Ganda: Myanima
  • Georgian: მიანმარი
  • German: Birma
  • German: Birma (Myanmar)
  • German: Birmanien
  • German: Burma
  • German: Mjanmar
  • German: Myanma
  • German: Myanma Naingngan
  • German: Myanmar
  • German: Myanmarischer Staat
  • German: Pye Tawngsu Myanma Naingngan
  • German: Pyidaungsu Thamada Myanmar Naing-Ngan-Daw
  • German: Pyidaunzu Thanmăda Myăma Nainngandaw
  • German: Republik der Union Myanmar
  • German: Union Myanmar
  • German: Union von Myanmar
  • Goan Konkani: Myanmar
  • Goan Konkani: म्यानमार
  • Gothic: 𐌼𐌾𐌰𐌽𐌼𐌰𐍂/Mjanmar
  • Greek: Βιρμανία
  • Greek: Μιανμάρ
  • Greek: Μπούρμα
  • Greek: Μυανμάρ
  • Guarani: Miama
  • Guarani: Miamar
  • Guianese Creole French: Birmani
  • Gujarati: બર્મા
  • Gujarati: બ્રહ્મદેશ
  • Gujarati: મ્યાંમાર
  • Gujarati: મ્યાનમાર
  • Haitian: Bimani
  • Hakka Chinese: Mién-thien
  • Hausa: Burma, Miyamar
  • Hausa: Mién-thien
  • Hausa: Myanmar
  • Hausa: Puruma
  • Hawaiian: Puruma
  • Hebrew: מיאנמר
  • Hebrew: מייאנמאר
  • Hebrew: מיינמר
  • Hindi: म्याँमार
  • Hindi: म्यानमार
  • Hindi: म्यान्मार
  • Hungarian: Burma
  • Hungarian: Mianmar
  • Hungarian: Mianmari Államszövetség Köztársasága
  • Icelandic: Mjanmar
  • Ido: Myanmar
  • Iloko: Myanmar
  • Inari Sami: Myanmar
  • Inari Sami: Myanmar lito täsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Myanmar
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Birmania/Myanmar
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Birmania
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Myanmar
  • Interlingue: Myanmar
  • Inupiaq: Myanmar
  • Irish: Maenmar
  • Italian: Birmania
  • Italian: Myanmar
  • Italian: Repubblica dell'Unione della Birmania
  • Jamaican Creole English: Mianmaa
  • Japanese: ビルマ
  • Japanese: ミャンマー
  • Japanese: ミャンマー連邦
  • Japanese: ミャンマー連邦共和国
  • Javanese: Myanmar
  • Kabardian: Миянмэ
  • Kabiyè: Pirmaanii
  • Kabyle: Birmanya
  • Kalaallisut: Burma
  • Kalmyk: Мьянмудин Ниицән
  • Kannada: ಮಯನ್ಮಾರ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Myanma (Birma)
  • Kashmiri: बर्मा
  • Kashmiri: म्‍यन्मार
  • Kashubian: Myanmar
  • Kazakh: Мианма
  • Khmer: មីយ៉ាន់ម៉ា
  • Kikuyu: Burma
  • Kikuyu: Myama
  • Kinyarwanda: Mayanimari
  • Kirghiz: Мьянма
  • Komi: Мьянма
  • Kongo: Myanmar
  • Korean: 미얀마
  • Korean: 버마
  • Kurdish: Myanmar
  • Kurdish: میانمار
  • Ladin: Myanmar
  • Lao: Myanmar
  • Lao: ປະເທດມຽນມາ
  • Lao: ສະຫະພາບພະມ້າ
  • Latin: Birmania
  • Latvian: Mjanma
  • Latvian: Mjanma [Birma]
  • Ligurian: Myanmar
  • Limburgan: Burma
  • Limburgan: Börma
  • Lingala: Birmanie
  • Lingala: Myanmar
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Burma
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Miama
  • Literary Chinese: 緬甸
  • Lithuanian: Mianmaras
  • Lithuanian: Mianmaro Sąjunga
  • Livvi: Mjanmar
  • Lombard: Myanmar
  • Low German: Myanmar
  • Lower Sorbian: Myanmar
  • Luba-Katanga: Myamare
  • Luxembourgish: Myanmar
  • Macedonian: Бурма
  • Macedonian: Мјанмар
  • Macedonian: Мјанмар [Бурма]
  • Maithili: बर्मा
  • Malagasy: Mianmara
  • Malagasy: Myanmar
  • Malagasy: Myanmara
  • Malay: Burma
  • Malay: Myanmar
  • Malay: Republik Kesatuan Myanmar
  • Malay: بورما
  • Malay: ريڤوبليک کساتوان ميانمر
  • Malay: ميانمر
  • Malayalam: മ്യാന്മാർ
  • Malayalam: മ്യാന്‍മാര്‍
  • Malayalam: മ്യാൻമാർ
  • Maltese: Burma
  • Maltese: Mjanmar
  • Maltese: Myanmar/Burma
  • Maltese: Myanmar
  • Manipuri: ꯑꯋꯥ
  • Manx: Myanmar
  • Maori: Pēma
  • Marathi: म्यानमार
  • Marathi: म्यानमार [ब्रह्मदेश]
  • Mazanderani: میانمار
  • Mazanderani: میونمار
  • Min Dong Chinese: Miēng-diêng
  • Min Nan Chinese: Bián-tiān
  • Min Nan Chinese: Biān-tián
  • Min Nan Chinese: Burma
  • Min Nan Chinese: Myanmar
  • Minangkabau: Myanmar
  • Mingrelian: მიანმარი
  • Mongolian: Мьянмар
  • Mongolian: ꯑꯋꯥ
  • Moroccan Arabic: بورما
  • Moroccan Arabic: بيرمانيا
  • Nauru: Miyanmar
  • Neapolitan: Birmania
  • Nepali: म्यानमार
  • Nepali: म्यान्मार
  • Newari: म्यानमार
  • Nias: Myanmar
  • North Ndebele: Myanmar
  • Northern Frisian: Mjanmaar
  • Northern Sami: Burma
  • Northern Sami: Myanmar
  • Northern Sami: Myanmara lihtu dásseváldi
  • Northern Sami: Myanmar lihtu dásseváldi
  • Norwegian: Burma
  • Norwegian: Myanmar
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Burma
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Myanmar
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Republikken Myanmarunionen
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Myanmar
  • Novial: Myanmar
  • Occitan (post 1500): Birmania
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Burma
  • Oriya: ମିଆଁମାର
  • Oriya: ମିୟାମାର୍
  • Oromo: Maaynamaar
  • Ossetian: Мьянмæ
  • Pali: मयन्मार
  • Pampanga: Birmania
  • Pampanga: Myanmar
  • Panjabi: ਮਿਆਂਮਾਰ
  • Papiamento: Myanmar
  • Persian: مایانمار
  • Persian: میانمار
  • Picard: Birmanie
  • Piemontese: Myanmar
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Myanmaa
  • Polish: Birma
  • Polish: Mjanma
  • Polish: Myanmar
  • Portuguese: BUR
  • Portuguese: Birmânia
  • Portuguese: MM
  • Portuguese: MYA
  • Portuguese: Mianmar
  • Portuguese: Mianmar [Birmânia]
  • Portuguese: Myanmar
  • Portuguese: República da União de Myanmar
  • Portuguese: 🇲🇲
  • Pushto: ميانمار
  • Quechua: Myanmar
  • Romanian: Birmania
  • Romanian: Myanmar
  • Romansh: Myanmar
  • Rundi: Birimaniya
  • Rundi: Burumaniya
  • Russia Buriat: Мьянма
  • Russian: Myanmar
  • Russian: Бирма (государство)
  • Russian: Бирма
  • Russian: Бирманский Союз
  • Russian: Бирманский союз
  • Russian: Мьянма
  • Russian: Мьянмар
  • Russian: Республика Союз Мьянма
  • Russian: Союз Мьянма
  • Rusyn: Мянма
  • Rusyn: Мянмарьско
  • Sakizaya: Burma
  • Samogitian: Mianmars
  • Sango: Myämâra
  • Sanskrit: बर्मा
  • Sanskrit: ब्रह्मदेश
  • Sanskrit: म्यन्मार
  • Santali: ᱢᱤᱭᱟᱱᱢᱟᱨ
  • Sardinian: Birmania
  • Sardinian: Myanmar
  • Scots: Burma
  • Scots: Myanmar
  • Scottish Gaelic: Mianmar
  • Serbian: Burma
  • Serbian: Mjanmar
  • Serbian: Бурма
  • Serbian: Мијанмар [Бурма]
  • Serbian: Мјанмар
  • Serbo-Croatian: Mianmar
  • Serbo-Croatian: Mjanmar
  • Shan: မိူင်းမၢၼ်ႈ
  • Shona: Burma
  • Shona: Myanmar
  • Sicilian: Burma
  • Sicilian: Myanmar
  • Silesian: Birma
  • Sindhi: ميانمار
  • Sinhala: බුරුමය
  • Sinhala: මියන්මාරය
  • Skolt Sami: Myanmaar leett tääʹssväʹldd
  • Skolt Sami: Myanmar
  • Slovak: Mjanmarsko
  • Slovak: Myanmar
  • Slovenian: Mjanmar
  • Slovenian: Mjanmar [Burma]
  • Somali: Burma
  • Somali: Myanmar
  • South Azerbaijani: میانمار
  • Spanish: Birmania
  • Spanish: Birmania (Myanmar)
  • Spanish: Birmania/Myanmar
  • Spanish: Myanmar
  • Spanish: Myanmar [Birmania]
  • Spanish: Republica de la Union de Myanmar
  • Spanish: República de la Unión de Myanmar
  • Spanish: Union de Myanmar
  • Spanish: Unión de Myanmar
  • Sundanese: Myanmar
  • Swahili: Myama
  • Swahili: Myanmar
  • Swati: IMayanima
  • Swedish: Burma
  • Swedish: Myanmar
  • Swiss German: Myanmar
  • Tagalog: Myanmar
  • Tajik: Мянма
  • Tamil: மியான்மர்
  • Tamil: மியான்மார் [பர்மா]
  • Taroko: Burma
  • Tatar: Мьянма
  • Telugu: మయన్మార్
  • Telugu: మ్యాన్మార్
  • Tetum: Birmánia
  • Thai: ประเทศพม่า
  • Thai: ประเทศเมียนมา
  • Thai: เมียนม่าร์ [พม่า]
  • Tibetan: བྷར་མ།
  • Tibetan: འབར་མ།
  • Tigrinya: ማያንማር
  • Tok Pisin: Myanmar
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Pema
  • Tosk Albanian: Myanmar
  • Tulu: ಮ್ಯಾನ್ಮಾರ್
  • Tumbuka: Myanmar
  • Tunisian Arabic: ميانمار
  • Turkish: Birmanya
  • Turkish: Myanmar
  • Turkmen: Mýanma
  • Udmurt: Мьянма
  • Uighur: بىرما
  • Ukrainian: М'янма
  • Ukrainian: Мʼянма [Бірма]
  • Ukrainian: Мянма
  • Ukrainian: М’янма
  • Upper Sorbian: Burma
  • Upper Sorbian: Myanmar
  • Urdu: برما
  • Urdu: میانمار
  • Urdu: میانمار [برما]
  • Uzbek: Birma
  • Venetian: Birmania
  • Venetian: Birmània
  • Venetian: Myanmar
  • Veps: Mjanmar
  • Vietnamese: Mi-an-ma
  • Vietnamese: Miến Điện (Myanmar)
  • Vietnamese: Myanma
  • Vlaams: Myanmar
  • Volapük: Mianmarän
  • Võro: Birma
  • Waray (Philippines): Myanmar
  • Welsh: Myanmar
  • Welsh: Myanmar [Byrma]
  • Western Armenian: Միանմա
  • Western Frisian: Birma
  • Western Frisian: Myanmar
  • Western Panjabi: میانمار
  • Western Panjabi: میانمر
  • Wolof: Miyanmaar
  • Wu Chinese: 缅甸
  • Yakut: Мьянма
  • Yakut: Мьянмар
  • Yiddish: מיאנמאר
  • Yoruba: Myanmar
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Manamari
  • Yue Chinese: 緬甸
  • Zeeuws: Myanmar
  • Zhuang: Menjden
  • Zhuang: Mienjdien
  • Zulu: e-Myanmar [Burma]
  • Barmanie
  • Burmah
  • Mianma
  • Mien
  • Myanma Naingngandaw
  • Myanmā
  • Mýanmar
  • Socialist Republic of the Union of Burma
  • Union of Myanmar
  • म्यांमार

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