Myanmar Location in AsiaBurma Location in Asia
Burma is based in southeastern Asia and borders China to the east and northwest, Laos and Thailand to the north and southeast, the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal to the South, and Bangladesh and India to the West. The width is between 09°32'N and 28°31'N and the lengths 92°10'E and 101°11'E.
Covering an area of 677,000 km2 (261,228 km2 ), the nation extends 936 km2 (581 miles) from east to south and 2,051 km2 (1,275 miles) from the north to the West. Myanmar's area is 678,500 sqkm, with 657,740 sqkm of its territory and 20,760 sqkm of acres.
Neighbouring states are Bangladesh 193 km, China 2,185 km, India 1,463 km, Laos 235 km and Thailand 1,800 km. Burma has three peak periods, with the hottest, rainy and coldest periods of the year. Hottest period is from March to May, rainfall is from June to October and winter is from November to February.
Mostly overcast, wet, warm, humid and less overcast, little rain, moderate temperature, less air moisture in winters. Burma is abundant in indigenous mineral sources such as oil, wood, pewter, anti-money, zinc, cupper, wolfram, plumb, coal, a little bit of marmor, lime, gems, natural gaz, water power. Burma consists of 135 domestic breeds, the most important of which are Kachin, Kayah, Kayin, Chin, Bamar, Mon, Rakhine and Shan.
Citizenship is Myanmar. More than 100 ethnical groups exist in Myanmar. Myanmar is the main country, but ethnical minorities have their own tongues. Some 40 million years ago, the first Primate, now known as Pondaung Man, lived in Pondaung in the north of Myanmar. By the third millennium BC, Myanmar was united into one powerful kingdom.
Myanmar's first empire was founded by King Anawrahta of the Bagan Dynasty (1044-1077 AD). Myanmar's second empire was founded by King Bayinnaung of the Taungoo Dynasty (1551-1581 AD). Myanmar's third empire was headed by King Alaungpaya of the Konbaung Dynasty (1752-1760 AD). The three great monarchs were known in the story of Myanmar for their courage and good manners.
1885 King Thibaw, Queen Supaya Latt and the King's household were brought to Ratanagiri, India and Myanmar. From 1885 to 1948 Myanmar became a colony of Britain. Bangladesh is in the west, India in the northwest, China in the northeast, Laos and Thailand in the east.
Local currency is the Kyat. Knitted jacket or lightweight backpack for the cold seasons and quick-drying clothing and an rainshade.