Official Name of the Country :
The Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Capital City :
Nay Pyi Taw (Established since 2005)
Democratically Elected Government
Head of State :
U Thein Sein
President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.
Myanmar is the official language.
English is widely used all over the country.
Majority are Buddhist and there are
Christianity, Islam, Hinduism and others.
Generally divided into 3 parts: Eastern Hill Region, Central Valley Region and Western Hill Region Ayeyawady River, Sittaung River, Than Lwin River and Chindwin River
Tropical weather with Three Seasons:
Summer (March to May)
Raining Season (June to October)
Cold Season (November to February)
Myanmar Kyat (MMK)
GMT + 6:30 Hours
1:30 Hours behind China, Singapore, Hong Kong
Neighboring Countries :
China , Laos, Thailand, India , Bangladesh.
Fiscal Year :
1 April to 31 March
National Holidays :
- Independence Day
- Union Day
- Peasants' Day
- (Full Moon Day of Tabaung)
- Armed Forces day
April (10) Days
- Thingyan Water Festival Days
& New Year Long Holidays
- May Day
- Full Moon of Kason
( Buddha's Birthday )
- Full Moon of Waso
(Beginning of Buddhist Lent)
- Martyr's Day
- Full Moon of Thadingyut
( End of Buddhist Lent )
- Full Moon of Tazaungdaing
- National Day (10th day of
- Christmas Day
• Depavali ( Hindi Religious Holiday ) will be declared before that day.
• Karen New Year Day will depend on the lunar calendar.