Outline of Burma

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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 Burma:

Burma, also known as Myanmar, 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

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

An enlargeable satellite image of Burma (Myanmar)

Natural geographic features of Burma

Regions of Burma

Main article: Regions of Burma

Ecoregions of Burma

Main article: Ecoregions in Burma

Administrative divisions of Burma

Main article: Administrative divisions of Burma


Self-Administered Zones

Self-Administered Divisions

Districts of Burma
Municipalities of Burma

Demography of Burma

Main article: Demographics of Burma

Government and politics of Burma

Main article: Politics of Burma

Branches of government

Executive branch of the government of Burma

Legislative branch of the government of Burma

Judicial branch of the government of Burma

Foreign relations of Burma

International organization membership

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

Main article: Law of Burma

Military of Burma

Main article: Military of Burma

Local government in Burma

States (grey)

Regions (orange)

History of Burma

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

Culture of Burma

Main article: Culture of Burma

Art in Burma

Sports in Burma

Main article: Sports in Burma

Economy and infrastructure of Burma

Main article: Economy of Burma

Education in Burma

Main article: Education in Burma

Health in Burma

See also


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

External links

Wikimedia Atlas of Burma

Social organizations and NGOs

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