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Republic of the Union of Myanmar

  • ပြည်ထောင်စု သမ္မတ မြန်မာနိုင်ငံတော်‌  (Burmese)
  • Pyidaunzu Thanmăda Myăma Nainngandaw
Anthem: 
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Location Burma (Myanmar) ASEAN.svg
Location of Myanmar (green)

in ASEAN (dark grey)  –  [Legend]

CapitalNaypyidaw[a]
19°45′N96°6′E / 19.750°N 96.100°E / 19.750; 96.100
Largest cityYangon[b]
Official languagesBurmese
Recognised regional languages
Official scriptBurmese script
Ethnic groups
([1])
Religion
Buddhism 87.9%
Christianity 6.2%
Islam 4.3%
Others 1.6%[2]
Demonym(s)Burmese / Myanma[3]
GovernmentUnitaryassembly-independentconstitutional republic
Win Myint
Aung San Suu Kyi
Myint Swe
Henry Van Thio
LegislatureAssembly of the Union
House of Nationalities
House of Representatives
Formation
c. 180 BCE
23 December 849
16 October 1510
29 February 1752
1 January 1886
4 January 1948
2 March 1962
• Renamed from "Burma" to "Myanmar"
18 June 1989
30 March 2011
Area
• Total
676,578 km2 (261,228 sq mi) (39th)
• Water (%)
3.06
Population
• 2017 census
53,582,855 (2017)[4] (26th)
• Density
76/km2 (196.8/sq mi) (125th)
GDP (PPP)2019 estimate
• Total
$355 billion[5] (51st)
• Per capita
$6,707[5] (128th)
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Total
$66 billion[5] (72nd)
• Per capita
$1,245[5] (155th)
Gini (2015)38.1[6]
medium
HDI (2018)Increase 0.584[7]
medium · 145th
CurrencyKyat (K) (MMK)
Time zoneUTC+06:30 (MMT)
Driving sideright
Calling code+95
ISO 3166 codeMM
Internet TLD.mm
  1. ^ Also spelled "Nay Pyi Taw".
  2. ^ Also spelled "Rangoon".

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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