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Nathan Reed

"The InterNations network has helped my wife and me to find a nanny in Yangon for our children, 2 and 4 years old."

Myra Jennings

"The information on Yangon made finding an International School for my children much easier than expected."

Discover Yangon's Expatriate Community!

Mingalaba! We extend a warm welcome to our Yangon Community! Here at InterNations, we aim to support you through every aspect of your relocation to Yangon, whether it's preparing for your move, dealing with paperwork, settling in when you arrive or connecting you with like-minded expats, InterNations is a valuable source of information and a great place to network and socialize with fellow expats. Our global organization has members around the world, spanning some 390 InterNations Communities worldwide, including in Yangon. So make the most of our network with its helpful members and get all the information you need as well as meet up with fellow expats in your local community. Chat with other people who are already familiar with the Yangon way of life to ensure you enjoy the best possible experience.

With InterNations, you never stand alone. Whether you move to another city or go on a business trip somewhere — our communities are there to make you feel at home wherever you are in the world. Feel free to also check out our other vibrant InterNations Communities like the ones in Budapest or Chennai.

Join Our Exciting Events in Yangon

Attend our monthly events and activities for Yangon expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our Yangon Expat Guides

  • Moving to Yangon

    A move to Yangon is an attractive option for many expats, due to the availability of high-powered jobs in the center’s commercial district and the range of facilities such as international schools. Of course, there is also a lot of culture and history, a vibrant nightlife and delicious cuisine to look forward to.
  • Living in Yangon

    You’ll find life in Yangon is enjoyable and rewarding once you get used to the pace of things. There are great sights to see all over the city, good facilities for education for you and your children, the cost of living is pretty low, and the local people are largely cheerful and welcoming.
  • Working in Yangon

    Yangon is a key player in Myanmar’s economy, accounting for one fifth of the country’s GDP. You’ll find there are quite a few options for expats to get a great job in Yangon. This article gives an insight into working in Yangon, as well as advice on job hunting, income taxation and more.

Exchange Tips about living in Yangon

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow members in our Yangon expat forums.

Further Information about Expat Life and the Local Economy in Yangon

Yangon is Myanmar's largest city and it is the most commercially important. A stunning location, it boasts a skyline dominated by a sacred Buddhist temple, Shwedagon Paya, which attracts pilgrims from across the globe. The 325ft zedi is adorned with gold leaf, diamonds and other gems. In recent years, Yangon's economic fortunes have prospered, as local and foreign investors have been eager to grab a foothold. Many expats in Yangon have chosen the location due to the vast number of economic opportunities on offer, as land is becoming more valuable. However, expat life shouldn't be just about work. Take the time to take in the breathtaking beauty of Yangon, with stunning Buddhist monuments such as Botataung Paya and the recently renovated People's Park, with its flower gardens, fountains and ponds. There is also a diverse selection of shops, ranging from a department store to markets and arts and crafts waiting to be explored, as well as over 70 restaurants for all tastes.

InterNations is the largest global network for expatriates, with communities in 390 cities across the globe. Get to know fellow internationals in your city, before you're moving, or when traveling somewhere and never feel like a stranger. InterNations makes it easy for you to stay in touch with your expat friends, both online and offline, so you can grow your network of friends and contacts from all over the world. Whether they live in Munich or The Hague, InterNations allows you to be close to them even if they are miles away.

InterNations: The Fastest Way to Build Your Expat Network in Yangon

InterNations enables members to interact in a safe, friendly environment, where everyone adheres to our principles of polite conduct, as well as friendly, respectful and trustworthy behavior. If you have any questions about any aspect of your new life in Yangon, please feel free to ask them in our forum, where other members will offer help and advice based on their own experience. We also enable you to meet other expats face to face at local activities geared up to your personal interests as well as at bigger InterNations Official Events that are perfect for networking and socializing.

Nathan Reed

"The InterNations network has helped my wife and me to find a nanny in Yangon for our children, 2 and 4 years old."

Myra Jennings

"The information on Yangon made finding an International School for my children much easier than expected."

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