The exciting big city is one of the most beautiful metropolises in Southeast Asia. Kids with smartphones chill out in millennia-old temple complexes – nowhere is the contrast between tradition and modernity so great. At a glance, you will learn everything about the secret capital of Myanmar.
What country is Yangon in?
Like the country itself, the largest city in Myanmar has many different names. The official name of the city is Yangon. In English they say “Rangoon”. In the past, the name “Rangoon” was also often used.
Yangon is the largest city in Myanmar with a population of around 4.4 million
Since 2005, Yangon is no longer the official capital of the country, instead the newly built city Naypyidaw was declared the capital. However, the economic and cultural center of the country is still located in Yangon.
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