AJ's Encyclopedia of Stamps & Philatelic Links Burma Burma was annexed to British India following Anglo-Burmese wars (1824-86) and separated from India in 1937. It was occupied by the Japanese in World War II. Burma gained independence as the Union of Burma under Prime Minister U Nu in 1948. The name was changed to Union of Myanmar in 1989. Postage stamps have been issued since 1937.
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and from Malte:
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Socialist Republic of the Union of Myanmar
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CIA Data For: Burma, Union of - AKA: Myanmar
local long name form: Pyidaungzu Myanma Naingngandaw (translated by the US Government as Union of Myanma and by the Burmese as Union of Myanmar)
(still listed by the CIA as 'Burma'
former: Socialist Republic of the Union of Burma
Location: Southeastern Asia, bordering the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal, between Bangladesh and Thailand
Independence: 4 January 1948 (from UK)
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