Republic of the Union of Myanmar
22 Jan 2014 | From Emily of Hong Kong
Myanmar, or Burma, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar which is derived from the Burmese Empire (1500-1000BC) is a country in Southeast Asia. It lies on the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea coast with Bangladesh and India to the west, China to the north, and Laos and Thailand to the east.
Burma is a country rich in jade and gems, oil, natural gas and other mineral resources.