A list of essential information about Myanmar, including language, currency, visa requirements, time zone, dialling code and emergency numbers.
Currency: Kyat (K / MMK) – check latest exchange rates on xe.com
Visas: Most western visitors can apply online for a tourist e-visa via evisa.moip.gov.mm ($50-70 USD); see visa requirements for more details.
Time zone: Myanmar Standard Time (MMT) is GMT+06:30
Dialling code: +95
Emergency codes: 192 (all emergencies)
Capital city: Naypyidaw (Yangon is the largest)
Population: 54 million
Electricity: 230V/50hz. Myanmar uses the below AC power plugs and sockets. We recommend the OREI travel adaptor. It works in over 150 countries and includes a USB charger.
Insurance: We recommend travel insurance from WorldNomads.com – available in over 150 countries.
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