‘[Teak trees make up] 10–12 percent of Myanmar’s forests ... [They] can reach a height of up to 150 feet (46 m), with a maximum girth of 6–8 feet (1.8–2.4 m), and may take up to 150 years to mature.’— Pauline Khng, Countries of the World: Myanmar
Union of Myanmar
Nay Pyi Taw (near Pyinmana)
A new flag has been used since 21 October 2010, replacing the old red, white and blue with a flag of three horizontal stripes of yellow, green and red with a white five-pointed star in the middle. The yellow signifies ...