Geographical position: Myanmar is located in the southeastern Asia and occupies the western part of the peninsula Indochina… She is close to India and Bangladesh, and also its borders lie next to China, Thailand and Laos… The southwestern part of the country and the southern region is washed by the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea. The total area of the territory of the state is 678.5 thousand square meters. km. Myanmar is a mountainous country. The plant flora is very diverse here. About 60% of the country’s territory is covered with forests, but their distribution is uneven. Two major rivers cross the state in different directions: the Ayeyarwady and Salween.
The capital of Myanmar is the city Naypyidaw… The country speaks Burmese. The dominant religion in Myanmar is Buddhism, the other part of the population is Muslims and Christians.
Myanmar on the map
Holidays in Myanmar – tour to the mountainous country
Briefly about the country: Myanmar used to have a different name, Burma, which in translation from Sanskrit means “Golden Land”. This state is considered one of the most beautiful and mysterious. In recent years, Myanmar has begun to attract as many tourists as possible, because there is something to see in this country. For example, the Schwenago Palace, the abandoned city of Bagan and the unique Inle Lake, as well as many National Parks that will be remembered by travelers for a long time.
Myanmar has a tropical monsoon climate, and the south of the country is located in the subequatorial climate zone. Monsoon winds create three seasons in Myanmar. The first season (November-February) is distinguished by a comfortable temperature (+25 C), but with the occurrence of dust storms. In the second season, hot weather is observed (March-May) with air temperatures above +32 C. In the third season, rains begin (June-October).
History of Myanmar
In the first centuries (1-8 centuries) the following states were formed on the territory of this country: Srikshetra, Arakan and the states of the Monks. For many years over the course of many centuries (from the 11th to the 18th centuries), the formed states were sometimes united, then disintegrated. Since the middle of the 18th century, the creation of a unified state has become one of the largest in Southeast Asia. As a result of the Anglo-Burmese wars, the country was captured by the British, and from the late 19th early 20th centuries. it was part of British India.
At the end of 1941. the state fell under the occupation of Japanese troops. The Anti-Fascist League of People’s Freedom was able to liberate Myanmar from Japanese enslavers and British rule. At the beginning of 1948. the country gained complete freedom.
Culture of myanmar
The country’s cultural values have always come first. Myanmar’s ancient palaces and temples showcase the artistic prowess of painters and sculptors. And although many of these structures have fallen into disrepair, folk culture in Myanmar is at its prime. It is based on dramatic art, which turns any holiday into a great show.
The main feature of the national cuisine of Myanmar is the use of hot spices in the preparation of dishes. Special attention is paid to seafood here. Chicken culinary delights are also popular here.