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Surface: 676 578 km²
Capital: Naypyidaw (Nay Pyi Taw)
Population: 60.28 million inhabitants (2010)

Travel advice
Current status: All travel to certain areas in Myanmar are discouraged.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
January, February, November and December are the best months to travel to Myanmar. This avoids the lagdurige rainy season and the sweltering summer months.

Burmese is the official language in Myanmar. In addition, there are a lot of English spoken.

Travel documents
You must have a passport valid for at least 6 months upon arrival in Myanmar.
A visa is required. You can apply online or in person at the consulate of Myanmar in Belgium.

Embassies and consulates
Below is a list of relevant diplomatic representations with eg address and contact information.
Dutch Embassy in Thailand (also Myanmar) .
Embassy of Myanmar in Belgium (also Netherlands) .
Consulate of Myanmar in Netherlands: .

Immunization (vaccination)
To visit Myanmar, it is advisable to get one or more vaccinations.

In Myanmar (except Mandalay and Yangon (Rangoon)) is malaria.

Money and Money
In Myanmar is paid by the Myanmar kyat (MMK).

Traffic and route
In Myanmar you have to drive on the right side of the road.

In Myanmar is sometimes an adapter needed.

Tap water
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap.

News and newspapers
The latest news regarding Myanmar available on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Myanmar available at Abyznewslinks .

Websites from Myanmar to end .mm.
Official website of Myanmar .

Photos and videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of pictures of Myanmar.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos from Myanmar.

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An overview of all the holidays in Myanmar available at .

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Myanmar found on Protected Planet .
Myanmar is not on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube,,, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.