List of Burma-related topics

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Burma:

Burma, also known as Myanmar, is the most extensive country in mainland Southeast Asia.[1] The country is bordered by the People's Republic of China on the northeast, Laos on the east, Thailand on the southeast, Bangladesh on the west, and India on the northwest, with the Bay of Bengal to the southwest. One-third of Burma's total perimeter, 1,930 kilometers (1,199 mi), forms an uninterrupted coastline. The country's culture, heavily influenced by neighbours, is based on Theravada Buddhism intertwined with local elements.

General reference

Geography of Burma

Main article: Geography of Burma
 China 2,185 km (1,358 mi)
 Thailand 1,800 km (1,100 mi)
 India 1,463 km (909 mi)
 Laos 235 km (146 mi)
 Bangladesh 193 km (120 mi)

Environment of Burma

Natural geographic features of Burma

Regions of Burma

Main article: Regions of Burma

Ecoregions of Burma

Main article: Ecoregions in Burma

Administrative divisions of Burma

Main article: Administrative divisions of Burma


Self-Administered Zones

Self-Administered Divisions

Districts of Burma
Main article: Districts of Burma
Municipalities of Burma

Demography of Burma

Main article: Demographics of Burma

Government and politics of Burma

Main article: Politics of Burma

Branches of government

Main article: Government of Burma

Executive branch of the government of Burma

Legislative branch of the government of Burma

  • Assembly of the Union (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw)
    • House of Representatives (Pyithu Hluttaw)
    • House of Nationalities (Amyotha Hluttaw)
  • State and Region Hluttaws

Judicial branch of the government of Burma

Main article: Court system of Burma

Foreign relations of Burma

International organization membership

The Union of Myanmar is a member of:[1]

Burma is 1 of only 7 U.N. members which is not a member of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.

Law and order in Burma

Main article: Law of Burma

Military of Burma

Main article: Military of Burma

Local government in Burma

States (grey)

Regions (orange)

History of Burma

Main article: History of Burma, Timeline of Burmese history, and Current events of Burma
  • Prehistory of Burma
  • Military history of Burma

Culture of Burma

Main article: Culture of Burma

Art in Burma

Sports in Burma

Main article: Sports in Burma

Economy and infrastructure of Burma

Main article: Economy of Burma

Education in Burma

Main article: Education in Burma

Health in Burma

Main article: Health in Burma

See also

Asia portal
Main article: Burma


External links

Atlas of Burma

  • http://my.World Heritage Myanmar World Heritage Encyclopedia Official Site (Burmese language)
  • BurmaNet News
  • Burma news including eyewitness accounts and pictures of the Burma cyclone disaster.
  • Online Burma/Myanmar Library: Classified and annotated links to more than 17,000 full-text documents on Burma/Myanmar
  • Selection of documents pertinent to Burmese independence
  • DMOZ
  • Mizzima News in English, New Delhi based News Organization formed by Burmese journalists in exile
  • News, information, journals, magazines related to Myanmar business and commerce
  • Myanmar Commerce Online Licence Services, Information Services website
  • Online "Myanmar e-Library"
  • News and information (in Burmese) on the country
  • The World Factbook
  • MandalayGazette, California-based English online newspaper for Burmese in North America
  • Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway-based website
  • UK-based news website dedicated to the country
  • Thailand-based news website dedicated to Burma and Southeast Asia
  • Arakan Rohingya National Organisation
  • Arakan Rohingya co-operation council europe
  • The Revolt of the Monks
  • MRTV-3 Television website
  • Burma Television channels (flysat)
  • Women's Rights in Burma, A collection of documents and articles on women's struggles
  • News report explaining how the 2008 cyclone happened
  • BBC, In pictures: Burmese aid crisis
  • Taipei American Chamber of Commerce; Topics Magazine, Analysis, November 2012. Myanmar: Southeast Asia's Last Frontier for Investment
Social organizations and NGOs
  • for Humanitarian Aid Charity for Burmese people
  • for Australia Burma Community Development Network
  • for Australian Campaign for Burma
  • US Campaign for Burma
  • for Foundation for the People of Burma – administered by volunteers for direct humanitarian aid
  • Ending Hunger - creating sustainable livelihoods
  • Union Solidarity and Development Association
  • for Burmese Women's Affairs Federation
  • for The Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control
  • Burmese Computer Federation
  • Burmese Computer Professionals Association
  • Burmese Computer Industry Association
  • Burmese Overseas Seafarers Association
  • Burmese Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • Burmese Maternal and Child Welfare Association
  • Giving Children Hope emergency disaster relief
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