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Complete details about Myanmar in Asia with capital city Rangoon (Yangon)

Country NameMyanmar (Myanma Pye)
Country CodeMMR
Capital CityRangoon (Yangon)
ContinentAsia
RegionSoutheast Asia
Independence Year1948
Population45611000
Surface Area676578.0
Life Expectancy54.9 years
GNP180375.0 (old 171028.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Burmese [official]     (69.0%)
Chin     (2.2%)
Kachin     (1.4%)
Karen     (6.2%)
Kayah     (0.4%)
Mon     (2.4%)
Rakhine     (4.5%)
Shan     (8.5%)

Major Cities

Rangoon (Yangon), Rangoon [Yangon]     (population 3361700)
Mandalay, Mandalay     (population 885300)
Moulmein (Mawlamyine), Mon     (population 307900)
Pegu (Bago), Pegu [Bago]     (population 190900)
Bassein (Pathein), Irrawaddy [Ayeyarwad     (population 183900)
Monywa, Sagaing     (population 138600)
Sittwe (Akyab), Rakhine     (population 137600)
Taunggyi (Taunggye), Shan     (population 131500)
Meikhtila, Mandalay     (population 129700)
Mergui (Myeik), Tenasserim [Tanintha     (population 122700)
Lashio (Lasho), Shan     (population 107600)
Prome (Pyay), Pegu [Bago]     (population 105700)
Henzada (Hinthada), Irrawaddy [Ayeyarwad     (population 104700)
Myingyan, Mandalay     (population 103600)
Tavoy (Dawei), Tenasserim [Tanintha     (population 96800)
Pagakku (Pakokku), Magwe [Magway]     (population 94800)

Myanmar's most recent News and Stories

Myanmar Tweets

From @kushtandon on Wed May 24 23:00:47 EDT 2017 Drilling for a Dream in Myanmar https://t.co/JYR695lvEz
From @RyanBiddulph on Wed May 24 23:00:41 EDT 2017 Myanmar #travel https://t.co/JaB6PSDan8 https://t.co/nYMgEjRNEU
From @troll_savar on Wed May 24 23:00:31 EDT 2017 RT @yagizefe: Hizmet Movement's family is kidnapping from Myanmar to Turkey They are in Airport now Please help @amnesty @UNHumanRights @hr?
From @blacklight77777 on Wed May 24 23:00:25 EDT 2017 RT @yagizefe: Hizmet Movement's family is kidnapping from Myanmar to Turkey They are in Airport now Please help @amnesty @UNHumanRights @hr?
From @yukselhtm on Wed May 24 23:00:04 EDT 2017 RT @sosyalmedya661: @imsezgin father-M. Furkan Sokmen mother-Ayse Sokmen daughter-Sibel Sokmen They are being taken to TR from Myanmar htt?
From @alders_ledge on Wed May 24 22:59:58 EDT 2017 RT @annikabendavid: Visiting #Rohingya #IDP camp outside #Sittwe, #Rakhine #Myanmar. Discrimination, statelessness root causes of conflicts?
From @ChristinaCoomb6 on Wed May 24 22:59:57 EDT 2017 RT @LionsRoar: A new documentary on Myanmar's anti-Islam monk depicts a ?chilling portrait? of ethnic cleansing in Myanmar. https://t.co/qW?
From @PrinceCanlie on Wed May 24 22:59:49 EDT 2017 RT @PCYHomeThaiLand: 170506 #CHANYEOL at KPOP Festival in Myanmar 2017 Cr.paint the town https://t.co/mZ86CIud2i https://t.co/Z7f5XgRKLY ht?
From @sonerrdogan on Wed May 24 22:59:41 EDT 2017 RT @yagizefe: Hizmet Movement's father-M. Furkan Sokmen mother-Ayse Sokmen daughter-Sibel Sokmen They are being taken to TR from Myanmar @?
From @RaminAhmadoghlu on Wed May 24 22:59:28 EDT 2017 RT @RaminAhmadoghlu: Turkish govt has kidnapped a family affiliated with Hizmet in Myanmar & is trying to return to Turkey, likely to be to?
From @yigithu on Wed May 24 22:59:25 EDT 2017 RT @profsamikarahan: Turkish Government want to kidnap this man and his family from Myanmar to Turkey.They need to help @amnesty @amnestyus?
From @yukselhtm on Wed May 24 22:59:23 EDT 2017 RT @sitkiozcan: Another @Enes_Kanter-like incident in Myanmar. A Turkish citizen whose passport was cancelled unlawfully, is to be deported?
From @2good6bavoided on Wed May 24 22:59:15 EDT 2017 RT @SpeakT2P: Myanmar seeks to kickstart fragile peace talks https://t.co/DClrvEKzlQ https://t.co/Pj8yvHMc7R