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shwadagon pagoda in yangoon, myanma - Photo by preetamrai - CC-BY

Population 2002.........................................42,238,224
GNP per capita 1998 (Purchasing method, US$)...........1,500
GNP 2002 (purchasing method, US$ billions)................ 63
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.1
Labor force (%) .......1.6
 

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Myanmar - Bagan - Photo by worak - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................261,589 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ...............................27
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 55
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................72.1
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................43
Access to safe water (% of population) .....................................60
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ..........................................16

  Go to Rangoon ( Yangon ) City Profile - To Burma History

Burma Country Information __ You will find detailed information and a lot of it. There are learning games and information for teachers too. You will find history, people, population, government and more. - illustrated - From countryreports.org - http://www.countryreports.org/country.aspx?countryid=41&countryName=Burma

Burma myanmar map and map of burma myanmar information page __ You will find an atlas style entry with maps and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/mm.htm

CIA - The World Factbook -- Burma __ You will find a map and brief descriptions of the geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues. - From CIA - https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/bm.html

Country Profile: Burma __ "Burma, also known as Myanmar, is ruled by a military junta which suppresses almost all dissent and wields absolute power in the face of international condemnation and sanctions." You will find an overview, key facts and events, timelines and leader profiles along with current news. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/country_profiles/1300003.stm
 
Ethnologue report for Myanmar __ Statistics, ethnic population, and related facts of living and extinct languages of Myanmar. - From ethnologue.com - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=MM

 

History of Myanmar __ "The History of Myanmar (Burma) is long and complex. Several races of people have lived in the region, the oldest of which are the Mon." An encyclopedic article with links to additional material. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Myanmar

Maps Of Burma __ You will find a wide variety of map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Burma.html

Myanmar __ "It is also known as Burma or the Union of Burma by many organizations and states. As the "Union of Burma", Myanmar achieved independence from the United Kingdom on 4 January 1948." You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myanmar

Myanmar Exports __ You will find charted exports information by industry, product and value in U.S. Dollars. Click on the little ~ezentity_quot+ezentity_quot~ icons for even more detailed information about each topic. - From intracen.org - http://www.intracen.org/appli1/TradeCom/TP_EP_CI.aspx?RP=004&YR=2005

Myanmar: History, Geography, Government, and Culture __ "Slightly smaller than Texas, Myanmar occupies the Thailand/Cambodia portion of the Indochinese peninsula." Information such as geography, history, politics, government, economy, population statistics, culture, religion, languages, maps, largest cities, more. - illustrated - From infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107808.html
 
Myanmar Newspapers and News Sites __ Newspapers online and news sites in English. - From world-newspapers.com - http://www.world-newspapers.com/myanmar.html

Myanmar Photos __ You will find galleries of click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of Myanmar. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Asia/Myanmar/

Myanmar pictures - Asia stock photos ... __ A large gallery of Pictures of Myanmar. - illustrated - From terragalleria.com - http://www.terragalleria.com/asia/myanmar/

Myanmar Travel Information __ "Myanmar's rich and thrilling culture - of dozens of different languages and peoples - is naturally a drawcard. But going to Myanmar is more complicated than just buying a ticket. Lonely Planet encourages all visitors to read up a little before making a decision many claim is a bad one." This and much more. - illustrated - From lonelyplanet.com - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/worldguide/destinations/asia/myanmar/

Myanmar Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a portion of the video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/myanmar/

 
 

 

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