Myanmar is the second largest country in Southeast Asia. It is so far surprisingly the least known place across the world, boasting a long line of history, the ancient civilized heritages and the priceless natural resources.
It has an area of 261, 228 square miles and 51 per cent of the country is covered with the forests.
Geographically, it can be divided into the Western Mountains Region, the Central Valley Region and the Eastern Hills Region and the length of Myanmar coastal line is about 1,385 miles. The country is made up of deep forests, long mountain ranges overwhelmed with the woods, high and steep mountains which are capped with ice and snow, clean and beautiful rivers, broad plains and idyllic coasts. There are 41 natural wildlife reserves which occupy over 3.5% of the whole area of the country.
The famous places among them__ the heritages of ASEAN, are Khakaborazi National Park, Lampi Oceanographic National Park, which has the world-class scuba-diving and snorkeling sites, Hukaung Valley Tiger Reserve, which is the largest tiger reserve in the world, Natmataung , National Park, also known as Mt.Victoria, the habitat of the world endangered species of birds and the 2200- km- long-world-famous Ayeyarwady river ( Irrawaddy ).
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