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Welcome to Burma! This country in Southeast Asia has a long and complex history, and is rich in culture and beauty. From tall mountains to remote beaches to golden temples, Burma is a land with many places to explore and experience. Take a tour of Burma with TFK.

Official name: Union of Burma (The government calls the country Myanmar; the U.S. does not.)


Size: 261,228 square miles (676,578 square kilometers); slightly smaller than Texas


Location: Southeast Asia


Population: 55,746,253


Capital city: Yangon; Nay Pyi Taw (administrative capital)


Official language: Burmese (Ethnic groups have their own languages.)


Climate: Hot, rainy, humid summers; milder termperatures and lower humidity during winter


Products: Rice, beans, fish; wood, jade, gems, oil, and natural gas; clothing

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