Ethnic Groups of Myanmar

Ohn Mar Win

Hertfordshire, GB


All these couples in traditional costumes represent just some of the many ethnic groups that make up Myanmar (Burma), as it has land borders with India, Bangladesh,China, Thailand, Laos. The main ethnic groups living in the seven states of Burma are the Karen, Shan, Mon, Chin, Kachin, Rakhine, and Karenni, although there are over 130 groups. Just recently after the military coup, many ethnic groups are now united and taking a stand against the brutal military dictatorship.