Burma officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, commonly shortened to Myanmar. 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. Myanmar is the world's 40th largest country and the second largest in Southeast Asia. It is also a country rich in jade and gems, oil, natural gas and other mineral resources.
It is a land of hills and valleys and is rimmed in the north, east and west by mountain ranges forming a giant horseshoe. Enclosed within the mountain barriers are the flat lands of Ayeyarwady, Chindwin and Sittaung River valleys where most of the country's agricultural land and population are concentrated.
This country is perfect for those seeking a unique trip to a beautiful, exotic locale. Eat your weight in complex, well-spiced Burmese cuisine and enjoy a balance of luxury and adventure in this rapidly developing nation. Travel to Myanmar for a true taste of adventure and the country’s breathtaking scenery. Explore the varied topography of Myanmar and learn more about the cultures within the nation.
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