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Burma General Information
Myanmar has 2,61,228 sq. km (676,577 sq. km) of land. The route covers 582 mile ('936 km) from eastern to western and 1,275 mile ('2,051 km) from northern to southern Europe. It shares 1,370 mile with China, 1,310 mile with Thailand, 832 mile with India, 1,687 mile with Bangladesh and 148 mile with Laos.
From the Naaf River estuary to Kawthaung, the coast line is about 1,385mph. China is bordered to the North and the Nordoast by Myanmar, to the east and SE by the Lao People's Democratic Republic and the Kingdom of Thailand, to the S of the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal, and to the S of Bangladesh and the Republic of India to the Seoul.
The eastern 96° 13' and northern 16° 45' latitudes run through Yangon, Myanmar's capital. Myanmar's weather is broadly subdivided into three seasons: summers, wet periods and colder years. The rains fall from mid-May to the end of October and the winter period begins in November and ends in February.
In general, Myanmar has a rainforest with monsoons. The central Myanmar has an anual precipitation of less than 40 inch, while the Rakhine coastline has about 200-inch. In addition, the maximum mean temperatures in central Myanmar in the summers of March and April are above 43.3°C (110°F), while in northern Burma are around 36.1Â °F (79°F) and on the Shan Plateau between 29.4Â °F and 35°F (85°F).
The Myanmar mountains provided different climates, rainforest that provides frequent precipitation for paddy growers and also serves as a physical obstacle that protects the continent from cyclones and wind. Myanmar is a union of 135 ethnical groups, the most important of which are Kachin, Kayah, Kayin, Chin, Bamar, Mon, Rakhine and Shan.