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Republic of the Union of Myanmar
ပြည်ထောင်စု သမ္မတ မြန်မာနိုင်ငံတော်‌
Pyidaunzu Thanmăda Myăma Nainngandaw (Burmese)
Flag of Myanmar/Burma
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Coat of arms of Myanmar/Burma
Coat of arms
Anthem: 
Location of  Myanmar  (green)in ASEAN  (dark grey)  –  [Legend]
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Location of Myanmar/Burma
CapitalNaypyidaw
19°45′N96°6′E / 19.750°N 96.100°E / 19.750; 96.100
Largest cityYangon (Rangoon)
Official languagesBurmese
Recognised regional languages
Official scriptBurmese script
Ethnic groups([1])
ReligionTheravādaBuddhism 87.9%
Christianity 6.2%
Islam 4.3%
Other 1.6%[2]
DemonymBurmese/Myanma
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentaryconstitutional republic
Htin Kyaw
Aung San Suu Kyi
Myint Swe
Henry Van Thio
LegislatureAssembly of the Union
House of Nationalities
House of Representatives
Formation
23 December 849
16 October 1510
29 February 1752
4 January 1948
2 March 1962
30 March 2011
Area
• Total
676,578 km2 (261,228 sq mi) (40th)
• Water (%)
3.06
Population
• 2014 census
51,486,253[3] (25th)
• Density
76/km2 (196.8/sq mi) (125th)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$334.856 billion[4] (53rd)
• Per capita
$6,360[4] (127th)
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
72.368 billion[4] (72nd)
• Per capita
$1,374[4] (150th)
HDI (2015)Increase 0.556[5]
medium · 145th
CurrencyKyat (K) (MMK)
Time zoneMMT(UTC+06:30)
Drives on theright
Calling code+95
ISO 3166 codeMM
Internet TLD.mm

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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