Myanmar

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MYANMAR (Burma)


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The National Symbol of Myanmar The National Flag Location

Administrative division

The country is divided into seven states and seven regions, until 2010 called divisions. The administrative divisions are further subdivided into districts, which are further subdivided into townships, wards, and villages.

As far as I know none of the subdivisions or cities use arms, but some do use a logo.

National Symbol

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Myanmar does not use a coat of arms, but the above symbol or emblem. The symbol shows the map of the country and has has two chinthe (mythical lions) facing opposite one another as supporters. The map is surrounded by traditional Burmese flower designs and a star at its top.

Until 2008 the country used a slightly different version :

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