When did myanmar change its name?
1989 the military junta changed the name from Burma to Myanmar.
if they called Burma, it is not only burmese people live there, there are 8 major ethnic groups live in Myanmar with their own states. So they change their name from Burma to Myanmar.
I don't know can someone please tell me!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Another name for Myanmar is Burma.
I can see myanmar fo
Burmese people live in Burma. Burma's official name is the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. Though the name was changed from Burma to Myanmar in 1989, the name change is very much contested by many of the citizens.
Burma or Myanmar Myanmar
The Union of Myanmar, or Myanmar for short.
Myanmar was formerly called Burma.
Burma (the ruling military junta changed its name from Burma to Myanmar in 1989)
you can often find another name given to Myanmar on a map what is it?
Myanmar was formerly known as Burma.
the highest mountain in Myanmar Hkakabo Razi
They both are called the same. Burma is the old British name and Myanmar is the native name
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 short-form name Myanma Naingngandaw and has been promoted by the military authorities in Burma.
Its correct name is the Union of Myanmar but it is generally known as Burma.
Since the original name of Myanmar is Burma the people of Myanmar are still being called as Burmese. Myanmar.com refers to it's people as 'Myanmar people'.
The name of the city in English is Rangoon. "Myanmar" is pronounced "burma", and the name of the country in English is Burma.
Myanmar is it new name
The new name is Myanmar.
In 1989, Burma officially became known as Myanmar (Union of Myanmar).
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 nations do not recognise it officially.
Myanmar was established under that name in 1989 when the military dictatorship changed the name of Burma to Myanmar. When Burma was established is a very long and complicated story, and the answer must always remain a matter of opinion.
the other name for burma is myanmar
Myanmar is the present name
No, Myanmar is the modern name of Burma. Bangladesh used to be part of the British India and was established in 1947.After WW II.
absoultely sure. if you want to medation, i recommand one temple. this tample name is Pa-Aut Tawya at myanmar.
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 derived from the Burmese short-form name Myanma Naingngandaw and has been promoted by the military authorities in Burma.
Myanmar is another name for the country of Burma... Therefore they would be called Honduran
The Union of Myanmar
the currency is the Kyat
The English name is Burma.
Burma officially became the Union of Myanmar in 1989 however the new name is not universally recognised.
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'.
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.
Burma , Yangoon , Rangoon
Land Of the Golden Pagodas
It was formerly known as Burma.
Myanmar...Why we Changed our Name from Burma. When you find out their human rights record, you wouldn't be surprised. Phil
For a short distance, Myanmar does border directly on Loas, Thailand mostly comes between them.
It's a popular Burmese(Myanmar) last name.
In Myanmar 50.3% of the total population are women. Thus the women outnumber the men. The status of Myanmar women has always been high since the days of the Myanmar Kings. They enjoy equal rights as men. They do not take the name of the father or husband after marriage. Her name is her own and the name is known from birth to death unless she changes it of her own accord. With regard to… Read More
I think it was Myanmar.
It was Dona Miki Samat
to eliminate the colonial name of Burma
Burma was the former name of Myanmar, which is a country.
The country was formerly called "Burma."
Burma was renamed as Myanmar by the military junta that took control and wanted to assert an new identity for the country. They changed the name by passing a law that changed the country's name.
Burma. 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 short-form name Myanma Naingngandaw and has been promoted by the military authorities in Burma. The conventional long form of the country is Union of Burma, and this in the local long form is Pyidaungzu Myanma Naingngandaw.
Myanmar is actually the current name for the country, although not everyone agrees with that, since it was named "Myanmar" by the ruling dictatorship. But it was originally a British colony, and at that time, it was given the name "Burma." Some people today, including certain journalists, still call it Burma.
Its former name was Burma, although some still refer to the country by its oler name.