Myanmar covers an area of 676,577 sp km. The country stretches 2090 km north to south and 925 km east to west. Over 50 percent of the total land area is covered by forests. Myanmar shares border with Chin, India, Thailand, Laos, and Bangladesh.
Myanmar undergoes an annual three seasons cycle that follows the classic:
|The Summer||:||Mid-February to Mid-May|
|The Rainy Season||:||Mid-May to Min-October|
|The Cold Season||:||Mid-October to Mid February|
Myanmar’s Population is over 57 million.
Myanmar is a Union of over 130 nationalities with their own dialects and traditions. The major races are
Those all the races are living spread throughout 7 states and 7 divisions.
The official language is Myanmar. English is widely spoken.
GMT + 6.5 hours
|Government Offices||09:30 – 16:30 (Closed on Saturdays & Sunday)|
|Banks||09:30 – 15:00 (Closed on Saturday & Sunday)|
|Post Offices||09:30 – 16:30 (Closed on Saturday & Sunday)|
|Private Companies||09:00 – 17:00 (Closed on Sunday)|
220 Volts AC / 50 Hz.
Myanmar currency is Kyat. Currency notes come in the following denominations: K 5000, K 1000, K 500, K 200, K 100, K 50, K 20, K 10, K 5, and K 1.
Traveler’s Cheque is not accepted around the country at present. Major credit cards can be used only some of the hotels, restaurants and souvenir shops. It is recommended to bring US$ cash for shopping and general purposes.
Vacation Myanmar Travel recommends all visitors to obtain the necessary insurance before travelling into Myanmar as it is not available in the country.
Any visitor departing Myanmar will need to pay a departure tax US $ 10 per person.