Located in the continent of Asia, Burma covers 653,508 square kilometers of land and 23,070 square kilometers of water, making it the 40th largest nation in the world with a total area of 676,578 square kilometers.
Myanmar became an independent state in 1948, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of Myanmar is 54,584,650 (2012) and the nation has a density of 84 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Myanmar is the Kyat (MMK). As well, the people of Myanmar are refered to as Burmese.
The dialing code for the country is 95 and the top level internet domain for Burmese sites is .mm.
To learn more, visit our detailed Burma section.
|Density||83.5 / km2 ( 216.3 / mi2 )|
|Capital||Nay Pyi Taw|
|GDP||64,330,038,665 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||1,179 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||653,508 km2 (252,321 mi2)|
|Water Area||23,070 km2 (8,907 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||India, China, Bangladesh, Thailand, Laos|
What is the capital of Myanmar?
Nay Pyi Taw is the capital city of Myanmar. It has a population of 925,000, and is located on a latitue of 19.75 and longitude of 96.13.
Nay Pyi Taw is also the political center of Myanmar, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Nay Pyi Taw, the Capital Of Myanmar
|City||Nay Pyi Taw|
|Elevation||122 meters over sea level|
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|#3||Nay Pyi Taw||925,000|
|#19||Pyin Oo Lwin||117,303|
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