Where is burma located on the world map. What is the capital of myanmar. Japan invaded burma in 1942 then part of the british empire beginning what was to become the longest continuous campaign fought by the british during the war. Rainforests cover only a small part of the earths surface about 6 yet they are home to over half the species of plants and animals in the world. Erawati mrac pronounced ejawedi mj also spelt ayeyarwaddy citation needed is a river that flows from north to south through myanmar.
A world map can be defined as a representation of earth as a whole or in parts usually on a flat surface. The map below shows the location of the worlds tropical rainforests. Officially the republic of the union of myanmar and also known as burma is a country in southeast asia. Burma is not noted for the attractiveness of its regime to put it mildly but things are improving.
This is made using different types of map projections methods like mercator. Myanmar english pronunciation below. Located in the continent of asia burma covers 653508 square kilometers of land and 23070 square kilometers of water making it the 40th largest nation in the world with a total area of 676578 square kilometers. Design consists of three equal horizontal stripes of yellow top green and red.
The occupation brought social economic cultural and administrative changes to the once feudal society. Its official name is the republic of the union of myanmar often informally shortened to myanmar. Previously an independent kingdom burma was annexed by the british empire into the colony of india in 1886. Centered on the green band is a large white five pointed star that partially overlaps onto the adjacent colored stripes.
Where are the rainforests. It has a 1200 mile 1930. Burma is bordered to the west by bangladesh and india to the north by china and to the east by laos and thailand.