Myanmar

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Myanmar is part of:
Asia & Pacific · Southeastern Asia ·
Water Basins of Myanmar:
Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna · Irrawaddy · Kaladan · Karnaphuli · Mekong · Pakchan · Salween ·
Facts & Figures edit
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Capital Naypyidaw
Neighbouring Countries Bangladesh, China, India, Laos, Thailand
Total Area 678,500 km2
  - Water 20,760 km2 (n/a%) / n/a m2/ha
  - Land 657,740 km2
Coastline km
Population 47,967,000 (71 inhab./km2)
HDIA 0.585 (2007)
Gini CoefficientA n/a (1995)
Nominal GDPB $13,430 million
GDP (PPP) Per CapitaB $
National UN Presence FAO, UNDP, UNHCR, WHO, UNICEF
Land UseC
  - Cultivated Land km2 (%)
     - Arable km2 (14.92%)
     - Permanent Crops km2 (1.31%)
     - Irrigated 18,700 km2
  - Non cultivated km2 (83.77%)
Average Annual RainfallD 2091 mm
Renewable Water ResourcesE km3
Water WithdrawalsF 0.3 km3/yr
  - For Agricultural Use 98%
  - For Domestic Use 1%
  - For Industrial Use 1%
  - Per Capita 696 m3
Population with safe access to
  - Improved Water Source 78%
     - Urban population 80%
     - Rural population 77%
  - Improved Sanitation 77%
     - Urban population 88%
     - Rural population 72%
References & Remarks
A UNDP Human Development Report
B CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia
C CIA World Factbook Country Profiles
D Aquastat - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture
E CIA World Factbook
F Earthtrends

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Country Profile: Challenges and Opportunities

Articles

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Projects and Case Studies

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Case studies in or about Myanmar

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  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Mekong River Basin ‎(21,348 views) . . Adriana.miljkovic
  2. Mekong Case Study ‎(12,143 views) . . Katy.norman


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Publications

5 most recently updated publications on Myanmar
  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Mekong River Basin ‎(21,348 views) . . Adriana.miljkovic
  2. Mekong Case Study ‎(12,143 views) . . Katy.norman


5 most popular publications on Myanmar
  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Mekong River Basin ‎(21,348 views) . . Adriana.miljkovic
  2. Mekong Case Study ‎(12,143 views) . . Katy.norman


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Who is Who

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