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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 @davidvinyols on Mon Feb 27 08:53:07 EST 2017 Ba-bye! Ba-bye! #myanmar?? https://t.co/fHJvuYOGgv
From @dubsmcgee on Mon Feb 27 08:53:03 EST 2017 RT @TMclaughlin3: "Her Nobel Prize has become a most awful kind of shield from proper scrutiny." https://t.co/557NljOfyz #Myanmar
From @TMclaughlin3 on Mon Feb 27 08:52:32 EST 2017 "Her Nobel Prize has become a most awful kind of shield from proper scrutiny." https://t.co/557NljOfyz #Myanmar
From @thithtoolwin on Mon Feb 27 08:52:26 EST 2017 ????????????????????????? ??? ?????? ??????? (Myanmar Now) ? ???? ????????????????????? ??????????????????... https://t.co/ghbdTnJSYo
From @Anthony_Niehaus on Mon Feb 27 08:52:22 EST 2017 @_Tiddle no. keyword there...myanmar
From @iSiyasah on Mon Feb 27 08:51:51 EST 2017 RT @matthewfsmith: Great to see this. @Unilever, a firm w/ sizable interests in Myanmar, supports Nobel call to action, which includes an i?
From @lisadallison on Mon Feb 27 08:51:33 EST 2017 RT @Unilever: Unilever stands firm with Nobel Peace laureates calling for action from UN Sec Council to protect the Rohingya https://t.co/c?
From @ProfSuryaDeva on Mon Feb 27 08:51:23 EST 2017 RT @VaniSathisan: Echoing @ICJ_org #SEZ report, 27 #Thai #Myanmar NGOs say law needed to stop transnational corp abuse of human rights @Pro?
From @turki3bdullah2 on Mon Feb 27 08:51:05 EST 2017 RT @Unilever: Unilever stands firm with Nobel Peace laureates calling for action from UN Sec Council to protect the Rohingya https://t.co/c?
From @kinshasaweb on Mon Feb 27 08:50:32 EST 2017 RT @EU_UNGeneva: Priorités #UE au #HRC34: https://t.co/bKitLEnie7 #liberté de religion ou conviction, droits de l'enfant #DPRK #Myanmar #Sy?
From @VJMallet on Mon Feb 27 08:50:25 EST 2017 RT @jpc101: Places where the BBC has been banned: North Korea, Zimbabwe, Myanmar, Uzbekistan, Rwanda, China and the White House: https://t.?
From @TechnologyBOOM on Mon Feb 27 08:50:16 EST 2017 RT @BethyWorld: "Took this #photo at #sunset on Inle #Lake in #Myanmar Such an #incredible place." #travel #world #photography https://t.co?
From @RSWMichigan on Mon Feb 27 08:50:13 EST 2017 RT @matthewfsmith: Great to see this. @Unilever, a firm w/ sizable interests in Myanmar, supports Nobel call to action, which includes an i?
From @iiftje on Mon Feb 27 08:50:04 EST 2017 RT @shafiur: Testimonies of #rohingya women published by @DhakaTribune https://t.co/V26qseJ3zz? #myanmar #aungsansuukyi #refugees https://t?
From @DhakaTribune on Mon Feb 27 08:50:00 EST 2017 The #Myanmar #government is responsible for the #Rohingya crisis, and the world doesn?t care https://t.co/mcC0EKOHpK