Burma (Myanmar)




more than 50 million, but less than 100,000,000

Myanmar or Burma is a country in south eastern Asia. It has an area of approx 677,000, making it one of the 50 largest countries in the world and it has a population with more than 50,000,000, but less than 100,000,000, making it one of the 50 most populous countries. It borders five countries, China, Bangladesh, India, Laos and Thailand. People from Burma are called Burmese and people from Myanmar are called Myanma. The country speaks a lot of Burmese.


Football is the most popular sport in Myanmar. The women's national team is more successful than the men's team, having qualified for many Asian Cup tournaments, including the 2010 and 2014 editions; but they didn't qualify for the World Cup as they finished lower than 5th in the final standings. The Myanmar national football team has not yet qualified for a World Cup finals.