Burma at a glance
Religion: Predominantly Buddhist
Population: 42 million
Currency: Kyat (US dollars widely accepted)
Geography: 678,000 sqm
Language: Burmese (very little English spoken)
Travel: Major airport in Rangoon (Yangon), access usually by liveaboard from Thailand.
Diving: Viz can be upto 50 metres, depths to 300 metres. Marine life includes most common indo-pacific species.