Brief Facts About Burma

One third of Myanmar’s total perimeter of 1,930 kilometres (1,200 miles) forms an uninterrupted coastline along the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea.
It is the world’s 40th largest country and the second largest in Southeast Asia.
Myanmar is a country rich in jade and gems, oil, natural gas and other mineral resources.
As of 2013, according to the Human Development Index (HDI), Myanmar had a low level of human development, ranking 150 out of 187 countries.
The Irrawaddy River, Myanmar’s longest river, nearly 2,170 kilometres (1,348 mi) long, flows into the Gulf of Martaban.
Swedagon Golden Temple (Yangon) is a golden symbol of Myanmar, the temple is 2500 years old, its legend was born before the Buddha died. Swedagon tower is 98m high and many smaller towers are around where save many sacred treasures of Buddhism. Although there are a lot of wars and calamity, Swedagon is still one of the largest temples in the world.
It’s more than 200km far from Yangon, Golden Rock’s at an altitude of 1,100 m, with little pagodas Kyaiktyo create a relic unique. Golden Rock is famous by the protruding and gold surfaces. If you want to go on the Kyaiktiyo temple, you sure have to pass Golden Rock. However, only men can approach Golden Rock, women could only remote viewing .
Located in Bagan (capital of the ancient Pagan kingdom where focused thousands of big and small temples). Shwezigon Golden temple that is the second largest In Myanmar, was built in the 12th century.
Ubein Bridge that is in Amarapura ancient village, is the longest teak bridge in the world (1.2 km). Wooden bridge was almost 200 years old. The way that Amarapura Villagers comeback home, was the pilgrims path of the monks who wore long robes … From U Bein Bridge, sunset was brilliant and impressive that any visitor will remember if they have ever seen.
Inle Lake is about 11km wide, stretches 22 km from north to south. When you have adventure tour or sightseeing tour to the lake, you will experience many emotions: going through the floating house, the boat, the fisherman who wear traditional dress Longiy, sailing as artists ….
Mingun there are many monuments and landscapes but the most prominent is the Mingun bell and sometimes people object Chinthe are considered treasures. Chinthe (mascot half lion half dragon) is a pair of giant statues standing guard by the river bank. But stupa Mingun gives the opposite feeling overwhelmed, orange brick block striking blue sky lofty.
Inwa is a beautiful little village beside Ayeyarwady River. This ancient village is famous tourist destination with multiple heritages as Bagaya Kyaung monastery was built by 267 teak pillars or Nanmyin leaning tower that is 27m high

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