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Welcome to the Google Map of Burma and the locations list of this country! Sightseeing in Burma with Google Satellite Map always make sense! With our destination gazetteer, on Satellite City Maps.com is great to explore Burma through detailed satellite imagery - fast, free and easy as never before. Browse the list of administrative regions below of Burma and follow the navigation to find the place you are interested in. Your satellite map sightseeing in Burma starts here at Satellite City Maps.com!

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Facts about Burma

Administrative divisions: 7 divisions (taing-myar , singular - taing) and 7 states (pyi ne-myar , singular - pyi ne) divisions: Ayeyarwady , Bago , Magway , Mandalay , Sagaing , Tanintharyi , Yangon states: Chin , Kachin , Kayah , Kayin , Mon , Rakhine , Shan
Area: total: 678 ,500 sq km land: 657 ,740 sq km water: 20 ,760 sq km
Background: Britain conquered Burma over a period of 62 years (1824-1886) and incorporated it into its Indian Empire. Burma was administered as a province of India until 1937 when it became a separate , self-governing colony; independence from the Commonwealth was attained in 1948. Gen. NE WIN dominated the government from 1962 to 1988 , first as military ruler , then as self-appointed president , and later as political kingpin. Despite multiparty legislative elections in 1990 that resulted in the main opposition party - the National League for Democracy (NLD) - winning a landslide victory , the ruling junta refused to hand over power. NLD leader and Nobel Peace Prize recipient AUNG SAN SUU KYI , who was under house arrest from 1989 to 1995 and 2000 to 2002 , was imprisoned in May 2003 and subsequently transferred to house arrest. After Burma's ruling junta in August 2007 unexpectedly increased fuel prices , tens of thousands of Burmese marched in protest , led by prodemocracy activists and Buddhist monks. In late September 2007 , the government brutally suppressed the protests , killing at least 13 people and arresting thousands for participating in the demonstrations. Since then , the regime has continued to raid homes and monasteries and arrest persons suspected of participating in the pro-democracy protests. The junta appointed Labor Minister AUNG KYI in October 2007 as liaison to AUNG SAN SUU KYI , who remains under house arrest and virtually incommunicado with her party and supporters.
Flag description: red with a blue rectangle in the upper hoist-side corner bearing 14 , white , five-pointed stars encircling a cogwheel containing a stalk of rice; the 14 stars represent the seven administrative divisions and seven states
Capital: name: Rangoon (Yangon) geographic coordinates: 16 48 N , 96 09 E time difference: UTC+6.5 (11.5 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time) note: Nay Pyi Taw is administrative capital
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)
Currency code: kyat (MMK)
Ethnic groups: Burman 68% , Shan 9% , Karen 7% , Rakhine 4% , Chinese 3% , Indian 2% , Mon 2% , other 5%
Geographic coordinates: 22 00 N , 98 00 E
Geography note: strategic location near major Indian Ocean shipping lanes
Government type: military junta
Imports partners: China 35.9% , Thailand 20.4% , Singapore 16.5% , Malaysia 4.5% (2007)
Internet country code: .mm
Land boundaries: 1 ,930 km
Neighbouring countries: total: 5 ,876 km border countries: Bangladesh 193 km , China 2 ,185 km , India 1 ,463 km , Laos 235 km , Thailand 1 ,800 km
Languages: Burmese , minority ethnic groups have their own languages
Location: Southeastern Asia , bordering the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal , between Bangladesh and Thailand
Map references: Southeast Asia
National holiday: Independence Day , 4 January (1948); Union Day , 12 February (1947)
Nationality: noun: Burmese (singular and plural) adjective: Burmese
Natural hazards: destructive earthquakes and cyclones; flooding and landslides common during rainy season (June to September); periodic droughts
Population: 47 ,758 ,180 note: estimates for this country take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy , higher infant mortality , higher death rates , lower population growth rates , and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected (July 2008 est.)
Religions: Buddhist 89% , Christian 4% (Baptist 3% , Roman Catholic 1%) , Muslim 4% , animist 1% , other 2%
Terrain: central lowlands ringed by steep , rugged highlands
Unemployment rate: 5.2% (2007 est.)

Capital of Burma

Yangon (click to view Yangon Google map)

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Places in Burma

Browse the online directory of Satellite City Maps.com for administrative regions in Burma below. Places in country Burma are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2, eventually up to level 3 administrative regions. Click on the name of the place to view it on Google map, or with satellite images.

Ayeyarwady Division (1712 + I Google map locations)
Bago Division (2133 + I Google map locations)
Chin State (932 + I Google map locations)
Kachin State (2884 + I Google map locations)
Kayah State (705 + I Google map locations)
Kayin State (1413 + I Google map locations)
Magway Division (2245 + I Google map locations)
Mandalay Division (1934 + I Google map locations)
Mon State (657 + I Google map locations)
Rakhine State (1483 + I Google map locations)
Sagaing Division (3407 + I Google map locations)
Shan State (9604 + I Google map locations)
Tanintharyi Division (1017 + I Google map locations)
Yangon Division (1079 + I Google map locations)

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