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Published on June 8th, 2014 | by World Flags

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MYANMAR

MYANMAR

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Union of MYANMAR

Area – 676,577 sq km / 261,228 sq ml

Capital – Yangon

Language – Burmese, English

Currency – Kyat

Population – 42,510,537

Life expectancy – 61 (men), 64 (women)

Literacy rate – 89% (men), 72% (women)

Religions – 85% Hinayana Buddist, animist, Christian, Muslim

Physical features – over 50% rainforest; rivers Irrawaddy and Chindwin in central lowlands are ringed by mountains in the north, west and east

Ethnic distribution – 72% Burmans, over 100 minority groups including 7% Karen, 6% Shan, 6% Indians, 3% Chinese, 2% Kachin, 2% Chin

Exports – rice, rubber, jute, teak, jade, rubies, sapphires, pulses, beans


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