|Area|| total: 678,500 km2
land: 657,740 km2
water: 20,760 km2
|Population||42,909,464 (July 2006 estimate)|
|Language||Burmese (official), English, Shan dialects, Kayin, Mon, Chinese dialects (Hokkien, Cantonese), Hindi, Tamil|
|Religion||Buddhist 89%, Christian 4% (Baptist 3%, Roman Catholic 1%), Muslim 4%, animist 1%, other 2% (mostly Hindu)|
|Electricity||220V/50Hz (American and/or Central Europe plug)|
Myanmar , or Burma, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar is a country in Southeast Asia. It lies on the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea coast with Bangladesh and India to the west, China to the north, and Laos and Thailand to the east.