The information below contains geography information for Burma, including climate, weather,
cities, and area information. You can also check out the
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Area: 678,500 sq km. (about the size of Texas).
Cities: Capital--Rangoon (pop. 5.5 million), Mandalay (pop. 700,000).
Terrain: Central lowlands ringed by steep, rugged highlands.
Climate: Tropical monsoon; cloudy, rainy, hot, humid summers (southwest monsoon, June to September); less cloudy, scant rainfall, mild temperatures, lower humidity during winter (northeast monsoon, December to April).