Country Profile - Mayanmar
Myanmar (formerly Burma) is a Southeast Asian nation of more than 100 ethnic groups. Myanmar is bordered by Bangladesh and India to its northwest, China to its northeast, Laos and Thailand to its east and southeast, and the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal to its south and southwest. Myanmar is the largest in Mainland Southeast Asia and 10th largest in Asia by Area.
Language: Burmese (official), minority ethnic groups use their own languages
Religion Group: Buddhist 87.9%, Christian 6.2%, Muslim 4.3%, Animist 0.8%, Hindu 0.5%, other 0.2%, none 0.1% (2014 est.)
Currency: Burmese kyat
Cryptocurrency: The Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) announced that it does not recognise cryptocurrencies as an official currency and anyone caught trading digital assets can be imprisoned or fined.
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