ENJOY the Photo Page. Please do not copy it and post it somewhere. Thank you very much

        May God bless you.

        WE would love to hear from you,  friend.

 

 

         

CHRIST FOR ASIA MYANMAR

 

   

 

NEWS UPDATE

ABOUT US

MINISTRY OPPORTUNITIES

MYANMAR

BIBLE COLLEGE

OUR CHURCH

PARTNER WITH US

CHRISTIAN SITES

WHAT WE BELIEVE

PHOTO GALLERY

CONTACT US

 

 

Geography:

The country covers an area of 677,000 square kilometres (261,228 square miles) ranging 936 kilometres (581 miles) from east to west and 2,051 kilometres (1,275 miles) 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. Enclosed within the mountain barriers are the flat lands of Ayeyarwaddy, Chindwin and Sittaung River valleys where most of the country's agricultural land and population are concentrated.

The length of contiguous frontier is 6,159 kilometres. The total length of Myanmar-Bangladesh boundary is 271 kilometres (168.7 miles). The total length of Myanmar-China boundary is 2,204 kilometres (1,370 miles); Myanmar-Thailand 2,107 kilometres (1,309.8 miles); Myanmar-India 1,338 kilometres (831.8 miles); and Myanmar-Laos 238 kilometres (147.9 miles)

Population

The Union of Myanmar is made up of 135 national races, of which the main national races are Kachin, Kayah, Kayin, Chin, Bamar, Mon, Rakhine and Shan. Populations of the country is estimateted at 52.4 million (July, 2003) and the populations growth rate is 1.84 percent.

The Religions

The main religions of the country are Buddhism (89.2%), Christianity (5.0%), Islam (3.8%), Hinduism (0.5%), Spiritualism (1.2%) and others (0.2%).  Over 100,000 Buddhist monks live in monasteries throughout the country.

 

 
     
         

 

Hosted by www.Geocities.ws

1

1

 

1