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Myanmar Modern History

Mongol invasion The Toung dynasty In 1287 the kingdom of Pagan falls under the Tartar or Mongol hordes of Kublai Khan, who invade Burma from the Yunnan region of China. Previously, in 1277 the Burmese had attacked the Mongol vassal state of Kaungai and they sent a first expedition of Tartars who defeated the Shes pagans in a battle described by Marco Polo in the Book of Wonders. Six years… Read More »

Myanmar Early History

Burma or Myanmar. Officially Republic of the Union of Myanmar, it is one of the countries of Southeast Asia. It shares its northern borders with China and its eastern borders with Laos and Thailand ; to the west are India, Bangladesh and the Bay of Bengal. The south of the country is bathed by the waters of the Andaman Sea. According to philosophynearby, the history of Myanmar begins with the invasion of four thousand years ago more people from China, Tibet, Laos and,… Read More »

Myanmar Culture

CULTURE: TRADITIONS Despite the ethnic diversity of the groups that make up its population, Myanmar retains an almost intact folklore characterized by a certain unity, given by Buddhist spirituality. In worldly life, one of the most characteristic features is hospitality, which can also be referred, like many family traditions, to the Buddhist faith. The position… Read More »

Bagan, Myanmar Sightseeing

The historical temple complex of old Bagan Of course, not all of the historical structures that have survived around the ancient city of Bagan can be described. The following tiny selection only briefly introduces the most important ones. Ananda Temple This Buddhist temple was built in 1091 under the rule of King Kyanzittha. The name… Read More »

Myanmar Religion and Languages

Population According to Countryaah, birth rates were high until the 1990s and there is still a large proportion of young people in the population. Immigration is scarce, but many people leave Burma every year. In official statistics there is no information on how large this emigration is. International organizations estimate that more than 2 million… Read More »