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Myanmar or Myanma (ˈmaɪænmɑː ˈmjænmɑː )



  1. a republic in SE Asia, on the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea: unified from small states in 1752; annexed by Britain (1823–85) and made a province of India in 1886; became independent in 1948. It is generally mountainous, with the basins of the Chindwin and Irrawaddy Rivers in the central part and the Irrawaddy delta in the south. Official language: Burmese. Religion: Buddhist majority. Currency: kyat. Capital: Yangon. Pop: 55 167 330 (2013 est). Area: 676 577 sq km (261 228 sq miles) Official full name: the Union of Myanmar Former official name (until 1989, though still widely used): Burma

Translations for 'Myanmar'

  • British English: Myanmar Myanmar is a republic in south-east Asia.ˈmaɪænmɑː; ˈmjænmɑː NOUN
  • Arabic: مَايْنْمَار
  • Brazilian Portuguese: Mianmar
  • Chinese: 缅甸
  • Croatian: Mijanmar
  • Czech: Myanmar
  • Danish: Myanmar
  • Dutch: Myanmar
  • European Spanish: Myanmar
  • Finnish: Myanmar
  • French: Myanmar
  • German: Myanmar
  • Greek: Μυανμάρ
  • Italian: Myanmar
  • Japanese: ミャンマー
  • Korean: 미얀마
  • Norwegian: Myanmar
  • Polish: Myanmar
  • Portuguese: Mianmar
  • Romanian: Myanmar
  • Russian: Мьянма
  • Spanish: Myanmar
  • Swedish: Myanmar
  • Thai: ประเทศพม่า
  • Turkish: Myanmar
  • Ukrainian: М'янма
  • Vietnamese: nước Myanmar


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