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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 @A_marea on Wed Dec 12 05:06:01 EST 2018 RT @Reuters: Time's 'Person of Year' goes to journalists, including @Reuters pair https://t.co/t9fNKNziWa See our coverage of the case: htt?
From @SarahYLibrarian on Wed Dec 12 05:05:55 EST 2018 RT @sachinr27: From Reuters colleagues in Bangalore, India, an appeal to release Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, two reporters imprisoned in Myanm?
From @xxwanlin on Wed Dec 12 05:05:54 EST 2018 RT @mygtrivias: MAMA JAPAN LIVE IS NOT AVAILABLE ON: HONGKONG CHINA THAILAND MYANMAR PHILIPPINES TAIWAN JAPAN SRI LANKA INDONESIA MALAYSIA?
From @TsRockfield on Wed Dec 12 05:05:52 EST 2018 Hideo Watanabe, a former Diet member, said that "Japan must make dozens of times efforts as much as Korea" But,"Jap? https://t.co/ifek4i8lWX
From @SarahYLibrarian on Wed Dec 12 05:05:37 EST 2018 RT @ellybiles: Reuters Rome thinking of our colleagues #walone and #Kyawsoeoo who have been unjustly held in prison in Myanmar for one year?
From @bandaydaputtar on Wed Dec 12 05:05:35 EST 2018 As @ShireenMazari1 works on 'legislation', she can rest easy that Pak's plurality is being recognised globally. Pa? https://t.co/TyHiy3g3Y8
From @vleboucq on Wed Dec 12 05:05:34 EST 2018 RT @jltestault: Un an tout juste que les deux journalistes de ?@Reuters? Wa Lone et Kyaw Soe Oo sont en prison en Birmanie, pour seulement?
From @arthurbangkok on Wed Dec 12 05:05:30 EST 2018 RT @Journotopia: In 1997, when tyrants ruled Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi told the world, "Please use your liberty to promote ours." Today, as?
From @SarahYLibrarian on Wed Dec 12 05:05:28 EST 2018 RT @Reuters: Time's 'Person of Year' honor goes to a group of journalists, including slain Saudi Arabian writer Jamal Khashoggi and @Reuter?
From @SukamalBJP on Wed Dec 12 05:05:26 EST 2018 RT @rashtrapatibhvn: Happy to dedicate to the people of Myanmar the Rice Bio-Park, another India-Myanmar friendship project in Nay Pyi Taw.?
From @sarirotie on Wed Dec 12 05:05:23 EST 2018 RT @mygtrivias: MAMA JAPAN LIVE IS NOT AVAILABLE ON: HONGKONG CHINA THAILAND MYANMAR PHILIPPINES TAIWAN JAPAN SRI LANKA INDONESIA MALAYSIA?
From @SugaGO_03 on Wed Dec 12 05:05:23 EST 2018 RT @mygtrivias: MAMA JAPAN LIVE IS NOT AVAILABLE ON: HONGKONG CHINA THAILAND MYANMAR PHILIPPINES TAIWAN JAPAN SRI LANKA INDONESIA MALAYSIA?
From @SukamalBJP on Wed Dec 12 05:05:20 EST 2018 RT @rashtrapatibhvn: President Kovind dedicated the Advanced Centre for Agricultural Research & Education to the people of Myanmar in Nay P?
From @Jupyel on Wed Dec 12 05:05:08 EST 2018 RT @mygtrivias: MAMA JAPAN LIVE IS NOT AVAILABLE ON: HONGKONG CHINA THAILAND MYANMAR PHILIPPINES TAIWAN JAPAN SRI LANKA INDONESIA MALAYSIA?
From @devran98268114 on Wed Dec 12 05:05:07 EST 2018 RT @euronews_tr: "Myanmar çok güzel bir ülke. ?nsanlar? çok ne?eli ve yemekleri çok leziz." diyen Twitter CEO'su Jack Dorsey, tepkiler üzer?