Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, is recognized by the world as the Golden Land. It is one of the earliest homes of mankind, where one can have exclusive experiences of a life-time. You have to find out why.
Myanmar, officially Union Of Myanmar, also called Burma, Burmese Myanmar, or Pyidaungzu Myanmar Naingngandaw, is a country lying along the eastern coasts of the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea in southeast Asia.
The country is about 1,275 miles (2,050 km) long from north to south–including its 400-mile (640-kilometre) strip along the Malay Peninsula–and about 580 miles (935 km) from east to west at its widest extent. Myanmar is bordered on the southeast by Thailand and Laos, on the northeast by China, and on the northwest by Bangladesh and the Indian states of Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, and Mizoram. Its coastline, on the south and southwest, borders the Bay of Bengal, the Gulf of Martaban, and the Andaman Sea. The capital is Yangôn (Rangoon). Area 261,228 square miles (676,577 square km). Pop. (1993 est.) 44,613,000.[Map]