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Spread of the Burmese language

This smaller map removes the countries where Burmese is dominant. This map therefore only shows 6.4% of all speakers of Burmese. The territory omitted is Myanmar.

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Burmese is spoken as a first language by roughly 35 million people, the vast majority of whom live in Myanmar (Burma). It is also spoken, in roughly descending order of population size, in China, Thailand, Bangladesh, the United States, Malaysia, Singapore and Australia.

Territory size shows the proportion of all people who speak Burmese as a first language that live in that territory.


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