• map of myanmar pic 2The capital and main city is Yangon.
  • The official language is Burmese
  • Area: 261,228 sq mi (approx. 3x the size of the State of Michigan)
  • Population approx. 52 million in 2014
  • Climate: Myanmar lies in the monsoon region of Asia, with its coastal regions receiving over 5,000 mm (196.9 in) of rain annually

Fun Fact: Myanmar has the largest book in the world. The book is situated in Kuthodaw pagoda in Mandalay. It has 1460 pages and 730 leaves. Each page is 107cm (3.51 ft) wide, 13cm (5.1 in) thick and 153cm (5.02 ft) tall!


Publications and Presentations

  • Migration in Southern Shan State: Characteristics and Outcome

    Published on July 23, 2019

    Eaindra Theint Theint Thu, Khun Moe Htun, and Ben Belton, 2019. Migration in Southern Shan State: Characteristics and Outcomes. Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Paper 136. East Lansing: Michigan State University.


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