Outline of Myanmar

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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.

An enlargeable basic map of Burma (Myanmar)
An enlargeable topographic map of Burma (Myanmar)

General reference[edit]

Geography of Myanmar[edit]

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[edit]

An enlargeable satellite image of Burma (Myanmar)

Natural geographic features of Burma[edit]

Regions of Burma[edit]

Main article: Regions of Burma

Ecoregions of Burma[edit]

Main article: Ecoregions in Burma

Administrative divisions of Burma[edit]

Main article: Administrative divisions of Burma


Self-Administered Zones

Self-Administered Divisions

Districts of Burma[edit]
Main article: Districts of Burma
Municipalities of Burma[edit]

Demography of Burma[edit]

Main article: Demographics of Burma

Government and politics of Burma[edit]

Main article: Politics of Burma

Branches of government[edit]

Main article: Government of Burma

Executive branch of the government of Burma[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of Burma[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of Burma[edit]

Main article: Court system of Burma

Foreign relations of Burma[edit]

International organization membership[edit]

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[edit]

Main article: Law of Burma

Military of Burma[edit]

Main article: Military of Burma

Local government in Burma[edit]

States (grey)

Regions (orange)

History of Burma[edit]

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

Culture of Burma[edit]

Main article: Culture of Burma

Art in Burma[edit]

Sports in Burma[edit]

Main article: Sports in Burma

Economy and infrastructure of Burma[edit]

Main article: Economy of Burma

Education in Burma[edit]

Main article: Education in Burma

Health in Burma[edit]

Main article: Health in Burma

See also[edit]

Main article: Burma


  1. ^ a b "Burma". The World Factbook. United States Central Intelligence Agency. July 2, 2009. Retrieved July 23, 2009. 

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Burma

Social organizations and NGOs