The Myanmar language is the official language of Burma. Although the government officially recognizes the language as Myanmar, most continue to refer to the language as Burmese. Myanmar is a member of the Tibeto-Burman languages, a subfamily of the Sino-Tibetan family of languages.

Map of Myanmar language speakers.
Map of Myanmar language speakers.

Basic stats

First language : 32 million

Second language : 10 million

Main Countries: Burma, Thailand, Bangladesh, Malaysia, the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Laos and Singapore

Alternate names: Bama, Bamachaka, Myen

ISO 639-3 Code: mya

Language Sample

image:Myanmar-dec.png (Declaration of Human Rights, Article 1)

Product Availability

The following products are currently available in Myanmar:

  • For Consumers

(Coming soon)


Page tools:      Content  [Comments]  [Printable version]