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Outline of Myanmar

The location of Burma (or Myanmar).
An enlargeable map of Burma (Myanmar).

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

Myanmar, also known as Burma, 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 1
  • Geography of Myanmar 2
    • Environment of Burma 2.1
      • Natural geographic features of Burma 2.1.1
    • Regions of Burma 2.2
      • Ecoregions of Burma 2.2.1
      • Administrative divisions of Burma 2.2.2
        • Districts of Burma
        • Municipalities of Burma
    • Demography of Burma 2.3
  • Government and politics of Burma 3
    • Branches of government 3.1
      • Executive branch of the government of Burma 3.1.1
      • Legislative branch of the government of Burma 3.1.2
      • Judicial branch of the government of Burma 3.1.3
    • Foreign relations of Burma 3.2
      • International organization membership 3.2.1
    • Law and order in Burma 3.3
    • Military of Burma 3.4
    • Local government in Burma 3.5
  • History of Burma 4
  • Culture of Burma 5
    • Art in Burma 5.1
    • Sports in Burma 5.2
  • Economy and infrastructure of Burma 6
  • Education in Burma 7
  • Health in Burma 8
  • See also 9
  • References 10
  • External links 11
An enlargeable basic map of Burma (Myanmar)
An enlargeable topographic map of Burma (Myanmar)

General reference

Geography of Myanmar

 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

An enlargeable satellite image of Burma (Myanmar)

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
Municipalities of Burma

Demography of Burma

Main article: Demographics of Burma

Government and politics of Burma

Main article: Politics of Burma

Branches of government

Executive branch of the government of Burma

Legislative branch of the government of Burma

Judicial branch of the government 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: Current events 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

See also


  1. ^ a b

External links

  • Myanmar WorldHeritage 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
  • Myanmar at 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
  • Burma entry at The World Factbook
  • Myanmar travel guide from Wikivoyage
  • 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
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