Why is Latin America called Latin?
Latin America is an unofficial collective name for many American countries and territories where the official languages are romance languages derived from Latin, the language of the ancient Romans: Spanish,…

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What is the richest country in the world?
Oddly enough, the richest countries in the world are not the largest, but rather the opposite. What is the richest country in the world? According to the International monetary Fund,…

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Why is Myanmar called Burma?
The country received the name Burma at the end of the XIX century, when British colonizers came there. In 1989, the military who came to power returned the country's original…

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Why is Myanmar called Burma?

The country received the name Burma at the end of the XIX century, when British colonizers came there.

In 1989, the military who came to power returned the country’s original name of Myanmar, as it is called by most indigenous people.

The new name is officially recognized by the UN and most of the world’s States, including Russia.

However, some States – the United States, Western European countries, and the Burmese opposition-do not recognize the name Myanmar, since the country was renamed unconstitutionally, without a decision of the Parliament, and use the name Burma in documents.

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Africa's richest countries
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