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  • 2. Myanmar and Thailand Created by Mr. Raponi
  • 3. Myanmar Thailand Laos Cambodia Vietnam Malaysia Brunei Philippines Indonesia Singapore
  • 4.
    • Southeast Asia’s northernmost country is Myanmar
    • Once called
    • _____________, Myanmar was part of British India until its independence in 1948
    Myanmar Burma
  • 5. Land of Myanmar
    • Myanmar’s 253,880 square miles make this country the size of
    • __________________.
    • Between the mountain ranges flow two major rivers- the
    • _______________ and the
    • ________________.
    Texas Salween Irrawaddy
  • 6. Economy of Myanmar
    • The country’s economy is based on farming.
    • Rice is the major food crop and some farmers use tractors on their farms. However, the majority use plows pulled by buffalos.
  • 7. People of Myanmar
    • About 75% of Myanmar’s nearly
    • _________________ people live in small villages.
    • The most densely populated area of the country is the Irrawaddy River Valley.
    • The capital and largest city
    • is _______________ and the major religion is
    • ____________________.
    50 Million Yangon Buddhism
  • 8.
    • Once called
    • ________, Thailand means “Land of the Free” and it is the only Southeast Asian country to have never been owned by Europe.
    Thailand Siam
  • 9. Land of Thailand
    • Mountains, plateaus and river valleys spread through northern Thailand.
    • In the central part,
    • the
    • __________________ river has formed a large
    • __________________ or an area built up by a river’s soil deposits.
    Chao Phraya Alluvial Plain
  • 10. A Good Idea
    • In Many areas of Thailand, the rivers overflow quite often.
    • To make sure the people’s houses do not get ruined, they build their houses up on top of legs, so that the water flows right below their houses.
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  • 13. Economy of Thailand
    • Thailand is an agricultural country.
    • Plantations in the south provide
    • __________________ for export and forests provide lumber.
    • Thailand is rich in mineral resources and is one of the world’s leading exporters of tin and gemstones.
  • 14. Worker Monkeys In Thailand -The Thais have taught pigtailed Macaque monkeys to climb tall coconut trees and only pick the ripe ones. -There are actually 6 month schools that the monkeys are sent to to be trained. -A human can pick only about 100 coconuts per day, a monkey can pick up to 1000. -The monkeys are treated very well, it is much easier to get them to work if they are treated well.
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  • 20. People of Thailand
    • Most of Thailand’s
    • __________ million people belong to
    • the ___________ ethnic group and follow the Buddhist religion.
    • Buddhism inspires many Thai festivals celebrated with parades and colorful flowers.
    60 Thai
  • 21. Thai Festivals
  • 22. More People
    • About 80% of Thailand’s people live in rural villages.
    • ______________, Thailand’s capital has about 6 million people and is rapidly growing as more and more people move out of rural areas and into big cities.
  • 23. Jeff Corwin in Thailand