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  • 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) [1]
  • 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)

Activities

Myanmar is divided into seven states and seven regions, formerly called divisions. Regions are predominantly Bamar (that is, mainly inhabited by the dominant ethnic group). States, in essence, are regions that are home to particular ethnic minorities. The administrative divisions are further subdivided into districts, which are further subdivided into townships, wards, and villages.

Below are the number of districts, townships, cities/towns, wards, village groups and villages in each divisions and states of Myanmar as of 31 December 2001

General Information

is a country in Southeast Asia. Myanmar is bordered...

Food Culture

The food of Myanmar is a fusion of Southeastern, Chinese and Indian cuisines.

Heritage

World heritage in Myanmar

Shopping

There are very few international flights to Myanmar. Bangkok, Singapore, and Kuala Lumpur are the...

Travel Experiences

"This is Burma. It’s quite unlike any other place you know about." the British writer...

Top Attraction

Our recommended tours

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Yangon - Bago - Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock) - Bagan - Mt.poppa - Kalaw - Pindaya - Inle Lake - Indein - Heho - Ngapali Beach - Yangon Yangon, Myanmar to Yangon - Bago - Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock) - Bagan - Mt.poppa - Kalaw - Pindaya - Inle Lake - Indein - Heho - Ngapali Beach - Yangon 14 days

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Yangon - Bagan - Mt.poppa - Sale - Mandalay - Amarapura - Mingun - Sagaing - Ava - Heho - Kalaw (Trekking) - Pindaya - Inle Lake - Indein - Heho - Kyaing Tong - Yangon Yangon, Myanmar to Yangon, Myanmar Yangon - Bagan - Mt.poppa - Sale - Mandalay - Amarapura - Mingun -  Sagaing - Ava - Heho - Kalaw (Trekking) - Pindaya - Inle Lake - Indein - Heho - Kyaing Tong - Yangon 14 days

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Yangon - Bagan - Mt.poppa - Sale - Mandalay - Amarapura - Mingun - Ava - Sagaing - Monywa - Pyinoolwin - Heho - Kalaw - Pindaya - Inle Lake - Inle Lake - Taunggyi – Kakku - Heho - Yangon Yangon, Myanmar to Yangon, Myanmar Yangon - Bagan - Mt.poppa - Sale - Mandalay - Amarapura - Mingun - Ava - Sagaing - Monywa - Pyinoolwin - Heho - Kalaw - Pindaya - Inle Lake - Inle Lake - Taunggyi – Kakku - Heho - Yangon 14 days

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Yangon - Bago - Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock) - Bagan - Mt.poppa - Sale - Mandalay - Amarapura - Mingun - Sagaing - Ava - Heho - Inle Lake - Indein - Yangon Yangon, Myanmar to Yangon, Myanmar Yangon - Bago - Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock) - Bagan - Mt.poppa - Sale - Mandalay -  Amarapura - Mingun - Sagaing - Ava - Heho - Inle Lake - Indein - Yangon 12 days

$1.364

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Yangon - Bago - Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock) - Bagan - Mt.poppa - Mandalay - Amarapura - Heho - Inle Lake - Indein - Yangon Yangon, Myanmar to Yangon, Myanmar Yangon - Bago - Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock) - Bagan - Mt.poppa - Mandalay - Amarapura - Heho - Inle Lake - Indein - Yangon 10 days

$1.031

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Yangon – Kyaing Tong (Akha, Lahu And Palaung Tribes) – Yangon Yangon, Myanmar to Yangon, Myanmar Yangon – Kyaing Tong (Akha, Lahu And Palaung Tribes) – Yangon 6 days

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