Myanmar Fast Facts

(CNN)Here's a look at Myanmar, a country in southeast Asia formerly known as Burma.

About Myanmar:
(from the CIA World Factbook)
Area: 676,578 sq km (slightly smaller than Texas)
Population: 55,622,506 (July 2018 est.)
Median age: 28.5 years
    Capital: Naypyidaw
    Ethnic Groups: Burman 68%, Shan 9%, Karen 7%, Rakhine 4%, Chinese 3%, Indian 2%, Mon 2%, other 5%
    Religion: Buddhist 87.9%, Christian 6.2%, Muslim 4.3%, Animist 0.8%, Hindu 0.5%, Other 0.2%, None 0.1% (2014 est.)
    GDP (purchasing power parity): $329.8 billion (2017 est.)
    GDP per capita: $6,300 (2017 est.)
    Unemployment: 4% (2017 est.)
    Other Facts:
    Prono: MEE'-an-mar
    Myanmar shares borders with China, India, Laos, Bangladesh and Thailand.
    The United States officially still calls the country Burma.
    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) estimates that there were more than 866,000 stateless and internally displaced people in Myanmar in 2