Myanmar international travel guide in May 2023
Myanmar is part of Asia with main city at Naypyidaw. It's usually 🌤️ 25.25 °C in Myanmar with a rainfall of 🌧 212.18 mm. Internet speed in Myanmar is on average 2.8 Mbps. Its Least Developed country with a population of 51M people. The main currency is Kyat. The languages spoken are Burmese. Automatic teller machines are rare in Myanmar. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Least Developed 🌤️ ~25.25 °C 🌧 ~212.18 mm 👨👩👦👦 51M people
Myanmar Travel Advice
🛡️ Travel safety
Do not travel
We continue to advise do not travel to Myanmar due to ongoing civil unrest and armed conflict. Violence, including explosions and attacks, can occur anywhere and anytime, including in Yangon. Attacks may be planned against locations that are frequented by foreigners, which could include the Shangri-La and Lotte hotel and serviced apartments in Yangon, and restaurants and hotels in Nay Pyi Taw. Attacks are unpredictable in their location and intensity. The main targets have been infrastructure, police and military vehicles, and security and administrative personnel. Targets may also include other civilian infrastructure, including hotels, serviced apartments, restaurants, bars, shopping malls, schools, petrol stations and supermarkets. Heightened security arrangements are in place for Australian officials. Remain aware of the security environment at all times. Exercise caution including in townships under martial law. Minimise movement, especially on anniversaries and days of national significance and monitor media closely. Avoid all public gatherings, protests and areas of known and possible unrest. A curfew remains in place. There have been widespread detentions, including of foreigners. may be at risk of arbitrary detention. We continue to advise: Do not travel to Myanmar due to ongoing civil unrest and armed conflict.
Myanmar Essential travel details
Myanmar uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type A, Type C, Type D, Type G and Type I.
The languages that are typically spoken are Burmese
Money in Myanmar
💱 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.
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 in Myanmar
Internet speed in Myanmar is on average 2.8 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Myanmar is very low. It's quite hard to find one.
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 .
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