Myanmar is officially called the Union of Myanmar and is located in Southeast Asia. The country is located on the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea coast. Myanmar finds location at the crossroads of two greatest civilizations of Asia, India and China. A mystic land, Myanmar is still an…
Rangoon is a city that offers the blend of Burmese, British, Indian and Chinese influences. Today known as Yangon, the city has served as the capital of Burma till 2005. The city is the main entry point to Myanmar and is still the commercial hub of the nation. The city…
Located on the eastern shore of the Kandawgyi Royal Lake in the city of Yangon is the Karaweik Palace. The palace is an important landmark in the city. The architecture of the palace resembles the mythical creature Karaweik. The palace is used for hosting banquets and ceremonies.
The Inle Lake is a shallow freshwater lake in Myanmar. The lake is about 22Km long and 10Km wide and is inhabited by various tribes. The Inle Lake is located in the heart of the Shan Plateau and is about 900 metres above the sea level. The lake is also…
The Irrawaddy River or Ayeyarwady River flows from north to south Myanmar and is the largest and most important river of the country. The river begins at the meeting of the N'mai and Mali rivers and flows across the length of the country before it empties into the Andaman Sea.…
Located in southeastern Asia bordering the Indian Ocean shipping lines Myanmar owns a coastline of 1,930 km's. The country has a land area of 678,500 km².
A population of close to 50 Million. Muslims account for about 3.8% of the population.
Tropical monsoon climate can be experienced in the low lands of Myanmar. Rain is a frequent factor with the effect of southwest monsoons from June to September and northeast monsoons from December to April. The average temperature varies from 20°C to 30°C based on the time of the year.
Burmese is the official language.
GMT+6 1/2 hrs throughout the year
Government: 8 AM to 4:30 PM General: 9 AM to 5 PM
HOLIDAYS Independence Day : January 4th Union Day : February 12th Peasant's Day: March 2nd Armed Forces Day : March 27th May Day : May 1st National Day: November 20th Christmas Day : December 25th
Other calandars: Myanmar New Year Maha Thingyan
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