How did Myanmar get its name?

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Myanmar or Burma is the name of a sovereign state located at the southwestern region of Asia. Its name comes from two words of their native language: 'myan', which means 'swift', and 'ma', which means 'strong'.

When did myanmar get its name?

After achieving its freedom from the United Kingdom in January of 1948, the former colony became the Union of Burma. On June 18 , 1989, the State Law and Order Restoration Cou

What was the old name of Myanmar?

Myanmar was originally known as Burma, and that is still its official name. No legislature in Burma has actually approved the name Myanmar, which is derived from the Burmese s