Overview - Burma (Myanmar)

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Capital:Pyinmana
Area:678,500 km²
Population:47,382,633 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Burmese, others.
Religion(s):Buddhist - 89%, Christian - 4%, Muslim - 4%, animist - 1%, others - 2%.
Ethnic Group(s):Burman - 68%, Shan - 9%, Karen - 7%, Rakhine - 4%, Chinese - 3%, Indian - 2%, Mon - 2%, others - 5%.