The Republic of the Union of Myanmar comprises seven states and seven regions named in the 2008 Constitution, six self-administered zones and divisions, and one Union territory containing the capital Nay Pyi Taw and surrounding townships.
What are the seven states in Myanmar?
Myanmar is divided into seven states (pyine) and seven divisions (yin). The States are (state capital in brackets): Chin State (Hakha) | Kachin State (Myitkyina) | Kayin also Karen State (Hpa-an) | Kayah, also Karenni State (Loikaw) | Mon State (Mawlamyine) | Rakhine State (Sittwe) | Shan State (Taunggyi).
What animal represents Myanmar?
The Official National Animal of Myanmar. Both the Indochinese tiger and the grey peacock pheasant are on the list of national symbols. The endangered green peafowl was once a symbol of the monarchy and still appears throughout the country today.