Myanmar Geography

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Myanmar is located on the western part of the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia between 9°32' to 28°31'north latitude and 101°11' east longitude. Myanmar is the second largest country in Southeast Asia, sharing borders with Bangladesh, India, China, Laos and Thailand, with a total area of 677000 km².

With a length from north to south 2051km and width from east to west 936km, Myanmar has a coastline of 2243km. more than 50% of the total area of the country is covered by forest. About 11 percent of 60 million Myanmar people are living in the citadel Yangon now. The average population density of the country is about 70 people per km ².

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