Physical map of Myanmar
Information about the geography of MyanmarMyanmar is located between Bangladesh and Thailand, with China to the north and India to the north-west, with coastline on the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea.
In the north, the Hengduan Shan mountains form the border with China. The fertile plains of the Irrawady and Salween Rivers are in the central lowlands of Myanmar. Most of the country's population lives in this central lowland. East of Mandalay lies the Shan Plateau. In the south, the Irrawaddy River fans out into a wide and fertile delta. Many crops are grown in this region, which borders the Andaman Sea. The Gulf of Martaban also indents the southern coast of Myanmar. It drains into the Andaman Sea.
Highest point is Hkakabo Razi at 5881 meters above sea level. Rangoon is the capital of Myanmar, Mandalay is the second most important city.