Burma (/ˈbɜrmə/ BUR-mə), officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, commonly shortened to Myanmar (/ˈmjɑːnˌmɑr/ MYAHN-mar, /ˈmaɪænmɑr/ or /ˈmjænmɑr/), is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia bordered by Bangladesh, India, China, Laos and Thailand. One third of Burma's total perimeter of 1,930 kilometres (1,200 miles) forms an uninterrupted coastline along the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea. Burma's population of over 60 million makes it the world's 24th most populous country and, at 676,578 square kilometres (261,227 sq mi), it is the world's 40th largest country and the second largest in Southeast Asia.
Posts about Myanmar
    • Is Facebook complicit in ethnic cleansing?

      If you’re not familiar with the Rohingya minority in Myanmar, the country formerly known as Burma, they’ve been called the most persecuted people in the world. The government of Myanmar has been accused of what essentially amounts to ethnic cleansing of trying to remove the minority Muslim Rohingya in the largely Buddhist country.

      Greg's Cornerin Social- 8 readers -
  • Does Everything Happen for a Reason?

    … – that little seed – was a new program called Social Brilliant. I’ve mentioned before that one of my greatest strengths has always been organization – and as you’ve probably guessed, we take plenty of our own medicine around here, and we do a TON of social marketing to promote this business. Chris and I traveling in Myanmar. Over the years, I had…

    Laura Roeder/ LKR Social Mediain Social- 5 readers -
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