Myanmar is situated in the Southeast Asia: between China (The most populated country) and India (the second most populated country). Other border countries are Laos, Bangladesh and Thailand.


The country covers an area of 677,000 square kilometers ranging 936 kilometers from the east to west and 2090 kilometers from north to south. It is a land of hills and valleys and is rimmed in the north, east and west by mountain ranges forming a giant horseshoe. Over 50 percent of the total land area is covered with forests.

East Longitude 96˚13” and North Latitude 16˚ 45” run through Yangon, welcome you as a first friend and the former capital of myanmar. The myanmar Standard Time, taken as on East Longitude 97˚ 30”, is 6hours 30minutes ahead of Greenwich meantime.