Myanmar international travel advice

Landscape view of Myanmar

Myanmar 🇲🇲

Myanmar is part of Asia with main city at Naypyidaw. Its Least Developed country with a population of 51M people. The main currency is Kyat. The languages spoken are Burmese. the Republic of the Union of Myanmar is the formal name of Myanmar It is adviced to Exercise a high degree of caution Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Least Developed   🌤️ ~18.06 °C   🌧 ~8.31 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 51M people

Advice

⚠️ Travel advice

Exercise a high degree of caution

On 26 November 2019 a foreign tourist was killed by a landmine while travelling outside Hsipaw town. Do not travel to northern Shan State, including to Hsipaw. We haven't changed our advice level: Exercise a high degree of caution in Myanmar overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

issued date: December 6, 2019

Weather

🌤️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

🔌 Sockets

Myanmar uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type A, Type C, Type D, Type G and Type I.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Burmese

Money

💱 Currencies Used

Myanmar uses the Burmese kyat (symbol: Ks), code MMK.Banknotes come in denominations of 10000, 5000, 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 kyats and 50 pyas. Kyat is subdivided into 100 pyas. Coins come in denominations of 100, 50, 10, 5 and 1 kyats.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are rare in Myanmar. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Myanmar is on average 2.8 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Myanmar is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

📞 Calling

To call Myanmar, dial +, then 95 (the country code for Myanmar), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Myanmar, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 1 .

Driving

🆘 Emergency

Police

999

Ambulance

995

Fire department

995

Last updated: January 27, 2020