Flag Colors & DescriptionThe flag of Myanmar is red with a blue rectangle in the upper hoist-side corner bearing 14, white, five-pointed stars encircling a stalk of rice superimposed over a cogwheel. The 14 stars represent the seven administrative divisions and seven states.
Population: 47,382,633 (July 2006 estimate) (growth rate): 0.81% (2006 estimate)
Burmese, minority ethnic groups have their own languages
Capital: Rangoon (Yangon)
Government type: military junta
Natural Resources: antimony, coal, copper, hydropower, lead, limestone, natural gas, petroleum, precious stones, some marble, timber, tin, tungsten, zinc