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Key Statistics of Myanmar

Capital - Naypyidaw 19°45′N, 96°12′E

Largest city  - Yangon (Rangoon)

Official languages - Myanmar (Burmese)

Government Military Dictatorship
 -  Chairman, SPDC Than Shwe
 -  Prime Minister Soe Win
 -  Acting Prime Minister Thein Sein

Establishment
 -  Pagan Kingdom 849-1287
 -  Toungoo Dynasty 1486-1752
 -  Konbaung Dynasty 1753-1885
 -  Independence from the United Kingdom 4 January 1948

Area
 -  Total 676,578 km² (40th) 261,227 sq mi
 -  Water (%) 3.06

Population
 -  July 2005 estimate 50,519,0002 (24th)
 -  1983 census 33,234,000
 -  Density 75 /km² (119th) 193 /sq mi

GDP (PPP) 2005 estimate
 -  Total $93.77 billion (59th)
 -  Per capita $1,691 (150th)

HDI (2004)  0.581 (medium) (130th)

Currency - kyat (K) (mmK)

Time zone - MMT (UTC+6:30)

Internet TLD .mm

Calling code - +95

GDP:  US$ 12,500 million (2003) at current market prices

Top GDP sectors:  1 Agriculture 48.4%
  2 Trade 23.6%
  3 Manufacturing and processing 9.2%
  4 Livestock and fishery 5.9%
  5 Transportation 5.9%

Major Industries:  Agro-based industries, textiles industries, steel mills
Major Exports:  Natural gas, rice, teak, hardwood, beans & pulses, rubber, coffee, garment, minerals, gems, marine products
Major Imports:  Machinery and transport equipment, electrical machinery and apparatus, fertilizers, crude oil, pharmaceutical products, fabrics

Source: Wikipedia, Asean Secretariat


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