National Symbols of Myanmar (Burma)

Myanmar (Burma) is a country in Asia. It shares borders with the following countries: China, Laos, Thailand, Bangladesh, India, . The capital of Myanmar (Burma) is Naypyidaw.

The official language is Burmese and the Burmese kyat is the currency of the Myanmar (Burma). The domain is .mm and the country code is +95.

National day is celebrated on 4 Jan 1948. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Myanmar (Burma) is no exception.

In Myanmar (Burma), Chinlone is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Burmese people. Tea is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Myanmar (Burma). As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Min Thu Wun represent a national Burmese symbol.

The country was founded by Aung San. The current president of Myanmar (Burma) is Myint Swe and Min Aung Hlaing is the Prime Minister.

In Myanmar (Burma) the power plugs and sockets are of type A, C, D, G, I. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Burmese national anthem was written by Tsaya Ting and composed by Tsaya Ting.

Country information

Official name(s) Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Alternative name(s) Burma (colloquial)
Regional location Southeastern Asia, bordering the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal, between Bangladesh and Thailand
Country name etymology The name "Myanmar" is derivative from the local short-form name Myanma Naingngandaw.
Climate Tropical monsoon; cloudy, rainy, hot, humid summers (southwest monsoon, June to September); less cloudy, scant rainfall, mild temperatures, lower humidity during winter (northeast monsoon, December to April)
Terrain Central lowlands ringed by steep, rugged highlands
Population 54,409,800
National Day 4 Jan 1948
Language(s) Burmese
Religion Buddhism, Christianity, Islam
Country code +95
Literacy rate 75.6%
Currency Burmese kyat
Capital city Naypyidaw
ISO MMR
Domain(TLD) .mm
Ethnicity Bamar, Shan, Karen, Rakhine
Head of government President
Nationality Burmese
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 676,578 km2 (261,228 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+06:30 (MMT)
Average elevation 702 m (2,303 ft)
Coastline 1,930 Km
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Myanmar (Burma)

Flag map of Myanmar (Burma)

Motto of Myanmar (Burma)

No official motto

National animal of Myanmar (Burma)

The National animal of Myanmar (Burma) is Green peafowl

National Animal of Myanmar (Burma) - Green peafowl

National flower of Myanmar (Burma)

The National flower of Myanmar (Burma) is Padauk. Botanical name is Pterocarpus.

National flower of Myanmar (Burma) - Padauk

National bird of Myanmar (Burma)

The National bird of Myanmar (Burma) is Grey peacock-pheasant

National bird of Myanmar (Burma) - Grey peacock-pheasant

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Burmese Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

When it rains, collect the water.

Water can wear away even the hardest rock.

The voluntary obedience of people depends on who is commanding them.

The person who makes an error should be taught, and not made fun of.

The excessively kind-hearted person becomes a slave.

The child who is given everything he asks for usually won’t succeed in life.

The blind person never fears ghosts.

Strength is defeated by a strong strategy.

Sparrows who emulate peacocks are likely to break a thigh.

Seven days is the length of a guest’s life.

Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty.

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