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Facts of Burma

Read more about transport, price levels and more in connection with your trip to Burma. Language: Burmese Capital: Naypyidaw Population: 55 million Religion: Hinayana Buddhism Currency: Kyat Surface: 676,577 km2 Worth knowing Time difference The time difference between Sweden and Burma can vary, depending on whether it is summer or winter time in Sweden: Summer… Read More »

Myanmar Culture and Tradition

Typical Myanmar One-legged rowers in Myanmar on Inle Lake Inle Lake is the most famous lake in Myanmar. The lake is an important source of food for the residents. In the surrounding villages, many live from fishing. The way people fish on Inle Lake, however, is a little different from what you may know. The… Read More »

Myanmar Wildlife and Economy

Animals and Plants What is growing in Myanmar? The mountains and the coastal regions of Myanmar are determined by the tropical rainforest. In the river delta of the longest river Ayeyarwady grow mangroves. In the humid monsoon forest of Myanmar, teak trees and bamboo plants of various kinds stretch upwards. Incidentally, the teak tree can… Read More »

Myanmar Overview

Pye Tawngsu Myanma Naingngan Official language Burmese Capital Yangon Form of government Military junta Area 676.578 km² Residents 49,910,000 Currency Kyat Time zone UTC +6.5 License plate MYA Internet TLD .mm Telephone area code 0095 (Source: ALLCITYCODES) Geography Myanmar (officially: Pyidaungsu Thamada Myanmar Naing-Ngan Daw) was called Burma until 1989, named after the largest ethnic… Read More »