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Country Particulars

Official NameRepublic of the Union of Myanmar
CapitalNay Pyi Taw
Time ZoneUTC/GMT +6.30 hours
Area - Total676,578
Total land borders5,876 km
Border CountriesBangladesh 193 km
China 2,185 km
India 1,463 km
Laos 235 km
Thailand 1,800 km
ClimateTropical monsoon
Summer (June to September): cloudy, rainy, hot, humid
Winter (December to April): scant rainfall, mild temperatures, lower humidity
LanguageMyanmar (Official)
English (Secondary)
Population53,718,958 (as of 2014)
Population Growth0.84% (over the past five years as of 2014)
Main Cities PopulationYangon 7.3 million
Mandalay 6.1 million
Tanintharyi 1.4 million
Dawei 0.5 million
Urbanization29.6% of total population (as of 2014)
Rate of Urbanization2.55% annual rate of change (2012 2015 estimate)
Road Density34,377 km (includes 358 km of expressways) (2010)
Natural ResourcesPetroleum, timber, tin, antimony, zinc, copper, tungsten, lead, coal, marble, limestone, precious stones, natural gas, hydropower, tropical fruits, cashew nuts 

Source: Myanmar Census Report (August 2014), CIA Factbook

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