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

Country NameMyanmar (Myanma Pye)
Country CodeMMR
Capital CityRangoon (Yangon)
RegionSoutheast Asia
Independence Year1948
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 @khaitawng93 on Thu Mar 30 04:44:19 EDT 2017 RT @AnthonyPY_Tan: Grab is in Myanmar! Launched beta trial of GrabTaxi service in Yangon. Looking fwd to delighting more passengers and hel?
From @NicolaLessing on Thu Mar 30 04:44:03 EDT 2017 RT @TravelbayTravel: #Myanmar (#Burma) is so gorgeous and fascinating. You get an extra day every week if you live there -
From @mydaymywin on Thu Mar 30 04:43:33 EDT 2017 @aususa7 @saffrondalit geopolitics bro...even congress gave huge money for rohingya development fund to Myanmar
From @makarand_s on Thu Mar 30 04:43:32 EDT 2017 Mary Callahan: Aung San Suu Kyi's quiet, puritanical vision for #Myanmar- Nikkei Asian Review
From @AveryMyanmar15 on Thu Mar 30 04:43:17 EDT 2017 Lighting Festival Myanmar
From @gopalkhanal1 on Thu Mar 30 04:42:40 EDT 2017 RT @hastajee: Myanmar has officially announced to support for China?s ambitious OBOR connectivity initiative along the ancient Silk Road.
From @therkut1 on Thu Mar 30 04:41:40 EDT 2017 Militants call for peacekeepers in western #Myanmar
From @ChityezawDr on Thu Mar 30 04:41:38 EDT 2017 Aung San Suu Kyi Struggles to Unite a Fractured Myanmar
From @daty_doty on Thu Mar 30 04:41:27 EDT 2017 RT @mdaksyahid: Hahahahaha ? I just can't help him. This Myanmar guy ?
From @Vasimo2204 on Thu Mar 30 04:41:22 EDT 2017 RT @TIME: One year since sweeping to power, Aung San Suu Kyi struggles to unite a fractured Myanmar
From @evans3_w on Thu Mar 30 04:40:50 EDT 2017 RT @labourstart: Massive violation of workers' rights in Myanmar as 650 sacked for striking
From @GK_purpose on Thu Mar 30 04:40:34 EDT 2017 RT @IrrawaddyNews: UNFC members divided over NCA #Burma #Myanmar
From @GK_purpose on Thu Mar 30 04:40:28 EDT 2017 RT @IrrawaddyNews: #HighHopes: One year on, has #Burma?s NLD-led government failed to live up to expectations? #Myanmar
From @sigitbadz on Thu Mar 30 04:40:13 EDT 2017 I want to join me here MMM Myanmar provides financial help! #32 #MMMPays #Bitcoin
From @myanmar_moi on Thu Mar 30 04:40:08 EDT 2017 Ministry of Ethnic Affairs in one-year service of the new government