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Myanmar is Burma. The country has two names, depending upon who is referring to the country. See the link.

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Is the government of Burma or Myanmar satisfactory?

No, because the government takes too much money from the people and they kill the people if they don't like them.. It is not a democratic government and the people don't have many freedoms. This is proven by the results of the recent protests there; journalists were kicked out of the country and co (MORE)

What is the capital of Burma?

In 2005, the junta transferred the capital to a newly-built city Napyidaw - "City of the Kings" - in the remote jungle in central Burma (Myanmar). The former capital (and still largest city) of Burma is Rangoon (Yangon).

How did World War 2 effect Myanmar Burma?

Answer . Well Emily Vizard, the answer to your question is hidden in the purple snake. To find it, go to rachel's dog and smell it. Then go to the phantom of the opera and ask him to look as retarted as him. When you do walk to myer and go into the white limo with the dude with the moustache. As (MORE)

Where is Myanmar?

Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) is a country in southeast Asia in between China, Thailand and India. . Southeast Asia, formerly Burma

Where is Burma?

Answer . Southeastern Asia, bordering the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal, between Bangladesh and Thailand . . Burma, now called Myanmar is located in souther Asia. It's borderd by India and the Inidan ocean to the west, China to the north, Laos and Thailand to the east and Malaysia to the (MORE)

Where is burma located?

Burma and Myanmar are two names for the same country in southeast Asia. The name Myanmar became the official name in 1989. Myanmar is bordered by India and the Indian ocean to the west, China to the north, Laos and Thailand to the east and Malaysia to the south.

Does Burma have a dictator?

Burma (also known as Myanmar) is ruled by a murderous and merciless military regime. Senior General Than Shwe is the current head of state, with his other co-generals, all of them are members of the so-called State Peace and Development Council. The controlling regime has been criticized for a g (MORE)

Leader of myanmar?

Thein Sein is the present leader of Myanmar. He was formerlycommander of the military and has been the President of the Burmasince 2011.

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 Council adopted the name "Union of Myanmar." There is still some controversy over the name change and many English speaking nati (MORE)

What is Burma famous for?

Burma is famous for its golden pagodas. You can see thousands of pagodas from several eras which are scattered throughout the country. Among the ancient cities, Bagan is especially famous for its over 4 thousands pagodas.

What is good about Burma?

UM..............NOTHING!!. LOVE YADANA. Another View: Myanmar is a beautiful country and the people are amazing - generous and warm, despite the oppressive regime.

What does Myanmar import?

Myanmar imports several items into their country. Myanmar's mainimports are, machinery, tires, pharmaceutical products, polymers,construction equipment, fuel, vegetable oil, and vehicles.

What does Myanmar export?

A number of things but the top three are wood, rice, and pulses. exports; are mainly teak wood,rice,pulses,beans.they export about 6.1 billon dollars per year to thailand,india,china,and last but not least japan

Who is in charge of Burma?

As of October 2014, Thein Sein is the President of Burma, havingpreviously served as the country's Prime Minister. He is a memberof the Union Solidarity and Development Party.

What is Burma known as?

Officially, Burma has been renamed the Union of Myanmar, however some countries, especially the western nations, refuse to recognise this change of name imposed by the military government. The country changed its name in 1989, the year after the military junta, the so-called State Law and Order Rest (MORE)

How did Myanmar get its name?

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

What are the Burma borders?

The borders of Burma (Myanmar) are as follows: South-West: The Bay of Bengal North-West: Bangladesh, India North-East: China South-East: Laos, Thailand, the Andaman Sea

What is a Burma trail?

its an nz thing im pretty sure coz no one else seems to have heard of it. . its when u make an obstacle course using a rope that goes through some sort of track usually in the bushes etc and at night (or blindfolded) participants hold the rope and follow it throughthe course climbing ova and throu (MORE)

What is the continent of Burma?

Burma is located in the continent of Asia. It is bordered by China, India, Thailand, Laos, and Bangladesh. The capital is Rangoon (Yangon).

How big is burma?

Burma, which is the former name of the Republic of the Union ofMyanmar, is a country in Southeast Asia. It has a total area of676,578 square kilometers.

What is the Capitol of Burma?

In 1989 the country of Burma was renamed the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. Rangoon (later known as Yangon) was the capital city until March 2006 when the govenment named Naypyidaw as the new national capital.

Why was Myanmar colonized?

it was colonized becasue the british empire wanted control of many countries, and they wanted to take control of the Asian side of the world

Why was Burma colonized?

It was colonized by the British. Mandalay was the capital or main city- no, the capital was Rangoon , but Mandalay was important and a poem by Kipling. the China-Burma-India theatre was important in World War II. oddly all three have five letters, were at least in part ( Hong Kong for example) Briti (MORE)

Did Myanmar become Burma?

According to wikipedia, Burma's official name is Union of Myanmar.. Link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burma . Further information: However, 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 der (MORE)

Why do people call Myanmar Burma?

In the Burmese language Burma can be called either Myanmah or Bama. During British Colonial rule the country was called Burma in English. In 1989 the military Govt. officially changed the English version of the country's name from Burma to Myanmar, it also changed the English versions of many place (MORE)

What is the money in Myanmar?

The currency in Myanmar is " kyat ". But the government has created "Myanmar dollar" which is being called FEC (Foreign Exchange Certificate) to control the economy.

What are the art in burma?

10 major arts, being known as "Pan Sae Myo". . Pan Pu - Wood/Ivory Carving . Pan Dain - Gold/Silver Smith . Pan Jyee - Art of painting . Pan Tot - decorative work with stucco . Pan Ta Mault - art of stone sculpture . Pan Bae - black smithing . Pan Put - turnery . Pan Yoon - making lacquer- (MORE)

Who is the king of Myanmar?

The first king was Anawratha, he was the first but there was forefathers who were just generals and leader of tiny tribes, historian don't name them as kings of Myanmar but leaders who were the creation of the Myanmar empire. So on, the monarch were powerful until the invasion of Britain for jewe (MORE)

What is Judaism in Burma?

Burma is one of the few countries that has no Jewish population, other than tourists and possible foreign workers.

What is postcode of Myanmar?

Myanmar ISO country codes ISO 2-alpha - MM ISO 3-alpha - MMR See related link below to International Postal Codes .

What is the latitude of burma?

Burma (Myanmar) covers the range of latitudes between 9.70° to 28.55° North ... a span of 18.85 degrees of latitude, corresponding to about 1,300 miles north-to-south.

Do not in myanmar?

The mountainous state is bordering with Bangladesh and India on the west, and Rakhine state on the south, Magwe and Sagaing divisons on the east. The whole region is made up of high hills and deep valleys, and there is hardly any plain or plateau. The average elevation varies between 1500 and 2700 m (MORE)

When was Myanmar discovered?

In the region, now part of the country- Myanmar (Burma), a group of Tibeto- Burman speaking people called 'Pyu' were the earliest people in the recorded history to settle there around 2nd BCE and built several Pyu city-states, mostly around Irrawady River. . Around 9th Century, another grou (MORE)

Where can you get info on Burma?

The Internet has many useful resources in relation to Burma (Myanmar) . Make sure that is it a reputable website (i.e. not a tourist website but one with (.org) or (.gov)). I have always found Lonely Planet extremely good resource to find out general information regarding the history, demography, an (MORE)

Is Myanmar a Monarchy?

No, it was a monarchy back in the 1800s, but later was colonized by the British. Now the military regime rule.

Why burma called Myanmar today?

It is one and the same thing. The area of Burma is part of the Union of Myanmar. It is located in an area called IndoChina and is bordered by China, Thailand and some other small South East Asian places.

Do government leaders follow the rule of law in burma or Myanmar?

No. The military government in Myanmar is beyond the authority of the law. They cannot be sued or indicted on any charge. Additionally, legal and court proceedings are heavily influenced by the executive, resulting in the arrest and detainment of individuals for political reasons as opposed to legal (MORE)

Why is Myanmar an LEDC?

"less developed country" Because they only upgrade their military, weapon, military medical university, technology. They do not want to upgrade public universities, cities,etc

Does Myanmar Burma have internet service?

Yes, if course Myanmar has internet service. It includes dial up, ADSL broadband, Wimax, Skynet and IP star. ADSL is widely used and speed is up to 2048 kbps. Mobile internet was introduced in 2009. GSM and CDMA 800 network can use internet. GSM speed is 64kbps and CDMA is 3mbps but reduced to 128kb (MORE)

What is the humidity in Burma?

Usually very high - Burma is a tropical country with a lot of rainfall. In fact, it got so wet they changed their name to Myanmar.

How manystate are in Burma?

States and divisions of Myanmar (Burma) . Thaninthayi . Mon . Yangon . Ayeyarwaddy . Kayin . Bago . Rakhine . Magwe . Mandalay . Kayah . Shan . Sagaing . Chin . Kachin 14 states and divisions

Where is burma-?

Burma is actually the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and islocated on the continent of Asia.