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The traditional name of this country is Burma. In 1989 the military government changed the country's name to Myanmar, and the name of the capital from Rangoon to Yangon. Burma is located in Southeastern Asia, bordering the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal, between Bangladesh and Thailand.

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