Which state is the smallest in Myanmar?

Kayah is the nation’s smallest state by population with an estimated 0.28 million people (2011 HMIS data), or 24 people per square kilometre.

Which state is the biggest in Myanmar?

The following is a list of cities and largest towns in Myanmar 5,000 & bigger by UNFPA Myanmar. The capitals of states and regions in Myanmar are Bold.

List of cities by urban population.

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City Yangon
State/Region Yangon Region
2014 Census (2019 Estimate) 5,160,512
1993 Estimate 3,361,741

Is Myanmar a safe country?

In general, most of Myanmar is considered perfectly safe. And while certain parts of the country are still experiencing political turmoil, there have been no reports of tourist-related violence in and around the main attractions (which are a considerable distance away from the regions currently experiencing conflict).

What is the main religion in Myanmar?

There is significant demographic correlation between ethnicity and religion. Theravada Buddhism is the dominant religion among the majority Bamar ethnic group and among the Shan, Rakhine, Mon, and numerous other ethnic groups.

Why Burma was separated from India?

British partitioned Burma from India in 1937 in order to weaken the Burmese nationalist movement. After the World War II, under the leadership of U Aung San, this movement reached its pinnacle, and Burma gained independence on January 4, 1948.

Where does the name Myanmar come from?

For generations, the country was called Burma, after the dominant Burman ethnic group. But in 1989, one year after the ruling junta brutally suppressed a pro-democracy uprising, military leaders suddenly changed its name to Myanmar. By then, Burma was an international pariah, desperate for any way to improve its image.

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