- Myanmar (also known as Burma) is a country in the northwest of Southeast Asia, bordering with China, India, Bangladesh, Thailand and Laos. It is located along the Indian and Eurasian plates, southeast of the Himalayas, to the west by the Bay of Bengal and to the south by the Andaman Sea. This is a strategic location, located near the main transport routes of the Indian Ocean.
- Total boundary length: 238 km (148 miles) 
- Total area: 676,578 square kilometers (261,228 square miles) Bordered by country:
- Bangladesh: 271 kilometers (168 miles), India: 1,468 kilometers (912 miles), China: 2,129 kilometers (1,323 miles), Laos: 238 kilometers (148 miles), Thailand: 2,416 kilometers (1,501 miles)