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Construction in the planned city is on-going.
History[change | change source]
Geography[change | change source]
The new capital is located between middle mountain range of Bago Yoma and eastern mountain range of Shan Yoma. Naypyidaw covers an area of 7,054.37 square-km.
References[change | change source]
- Myoe, Maung Aung. (2006). "The Road to Naypyita: Making Sense of the Myanmar Government's Decision to Move Its Capital," Archived 2012-10-19 at the Wayback Machine Asia Research Institute Working Paper Series No. 79 (National University of Singapore); retrieved 2011-12-2.
- Thein, Cherry. "National Library collection headed for Nay Pyi Taw," Archived 2012-02-04 at the Wayback Machine Myanmar Times, May 30-June 5, 2011; Oo, Sann. "Subway plan for Nay Pyi Taw too expensive, says minister," Myanmar Times. September 5-11, 2011; Nikishenkov, Oleg. "Moscow exports the metro to Myanmar," Rossiyskaya Gazeta (Russia). August 5, 2011; retrieved 2011-12-3.
- "Built to Order: Myanmar’s New Capital Isolates and Insulates Junta," New York Times (US). June 24, 2008; Peck, Grant. "Myanmar’s Remote Capital Is Still a Work in Progress," New York Times. October 5, 2007; retrieved 2011-12-2.
- "Junta in the Jungle; Myanmar Shows Off New Capital to the World," Der Spiegel (Germany). March 27, 2007; retrieved 2011-12-2.
- "Construction of Myanmar new capital continues," People's Daily (PRC). 24 December 2009; retrieved 2011-12-3.
More reading[change | change source]
- "Welcome to Naypyidaw, Madam Secretary; Hillary Clinton visits Myanmar's Potemkin capital," Foreign Policy (US). December 1, 2011.
- McElroy, Damien. "Burma: welcome to Naypyidaw - the home of kings - and the world's weirdest capital city," The Telegraph (UK). 18 November 2011.
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