|Full name||Union of Myanmar|
|Language||Burmese, Karen, Shan, Kachin|
|Religion||Theravada Buddhist, Christian, Muslim, Animist|
|National Anthem||"Gba Majay Bma". It can be interpreted as "We Shall Love Burma".|
|Newspaper||Myanmar News, Myanmar Times, The New Light of Myanmar, Kyehmon, Kyehmon, Myanmar Alin etc.|
|Places to Visit||Mandalay, Yangon (Rangoon), Kyaiktiyo (Golden Rock), Mandalay, Mingun and many more attractive tourist spots are there in the country.|
|Transport||Airways: frequent flights are available between capital cities.|
|Shopping||Beautiful sculptures, bronze works, lathe works, stone works, pottery works etc can be found in cheap price in this country.|
The Flag of the Union of Myanmar is rectangular shaped and it contains three colors i.e. red, blue and white. The base color of the flag is red and it has blue rectangle, featured in the upper corner of the hoist side. The blue part of the flag has 14 stars, colored in white. These stars surround a cogwheel and a stem of rice. All these stars are symbols of seven states and their seven administrative sections.
The current official flag of Myanmar was adopted on 21st October 2010. The Myanmar flag consists of three colors, of which, the red signifies valor and certainty, white stands for transparency and good worth, and dark blue represents honesty.
Myanmar is officially known as the Union of Myanmar. Earlier it was known as Burma. Then it regained its independence on 4th January in 1948 from the ule of UK. From that time Burma was renamed as the "Union of Burma".
Myanmar has been declared as the largest country in the southern region of Asia. Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea have formed a large coastal region in the couth of the country. On the other hand the Hengduan Shan Mountain ranges lie in the borderline between Myanmar and China. The highest elevation of the country is claimed by the peak Hkakabo Razi that rises almost 5,881 meters above the sea level. The three mountain chains that lie inside the territory of Myanmar are Rakhine Yoma, Bago Yoma, and Shan Plateau. There are also three rivers namely Ayeyarwady, Thanlwin, and Sittang.
Union of Myanmar is located in the Southeastern region of Asia. The bordering countries are People's Republic of China on the northern side, Thailand on the southeastern side, Laos on the eastern region, Bangladesh on the western side and India on the northwestern region. On the south of Myanmar, flow the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal.
To describe the climate of Myanmar in one word, it would be Tropical. The weather during the summer months remains wet and warm along with cloudy sky. The summer season also faces heavy rainfalls. The summer exists primarily during the months between June and September. On the other hand the winter months are characterized by comparatively mild weather and light downpour. Winter stays during the months between December and April.
The total population of the country is almost 47,382,633. The major part of this huge population is covered by the Burmese people. The other minorities of the country include the Shan, Rakhine, Chinese, Karen, Mon, Indian and some other races. The official language of the country is Burmese. However Karen, Shan, Kachin etc are also widely spoken in Myanmar.
Myanmar is a very poor country. The economy of the country is partially dependent on its agriculture and also on its export trade. The agricultural products of the country are groundnuts, sugarcane, rice, beans, pulses, sesame and so on. The fast growing industries of Myanmar are textile industry, copper industry, iron industry, cement industry, wood products industry etc. a huge amount of the country's revenue is earned by the export business. The export commodities are gas, wood products, clothing, pulses, fish, beans, rice etc. The nations with which Myanmar runs this export trade are Thailand, China, India and Japan.